Bedford Co. Water and Sewer Rates to Increase

Bedford Co., VA - Customers will pay more for water and sewer in Bedford County starting next month.

The water authority approved a rate increase Tuesday.

An average customer will pay $3 more a month for water and $4 more for sewer, starting July 1.

The increase will go toward capital improvements including the Smith Mountain Lake line project, preventive measures to aging town infrastructure, and equalizing rates after the county and town systems consolidated.