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South Hill Infrastructure

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South Hill's infrastructure is quite sophisticated in spite of our tranquil setting.

Our industrial parks offer natural gas, DSL switching, and redundant fiber optics. Digital switching and T-1/T-3 capability is available throughout the area. Water and wastewater capacity is also a significant regional asset, as is an abundant supply of electrical power. The infrastructure of the Lake Country Region provides business a solid foundation for success.


wastewater treatment facility in South Hill VA

  • Capacity: 3.0 MGD
  • Current usage: 1.1 MGD
  • Treatment: preliminary, secondary, and advanced
  • Secondary treatment: Extended aeration utilizing Kruger BioDenipho process for biological removal of nitrogen and phosphorus
  • Chemical-free process
  • Disinfection of discharge: ultraviolet light
  • Solids are recycled through composting


water tower in South Hill VAProvided by Roanoke River Service Authority

  • Treatment capacity: 4.18 MGD
  • Reserve capacity: 2.93 MGD
  • Permitted withdrawal capacity: 7.0 MGD
  • 12" to 18" trunk conveyance mains
  • Source: Roanoke River / Lake Gaston
  • Intake: Fitted with 1mm screen openings and Auto Airburst
  • 2.5 million gallon storage capacity / Town of South Hill

Water rates per 1,000 gallons of consumption:

Up to 3,000 gallons (In Town)
+ service charge of $2.50
3,001 to 10,000 gallons (In Town)
+ service charge of $3.00
10,001 to 50,000 gallons (In Town)
+ service charge of $7.00

50,001 to 100,000 gallons (In Town)
+ service charge of $85.00

>100,000 gallons (In Town)
+ service charge of $110.00
Water Rates Out of Town 2 x In Town Rate


Telephone: CenturyLink, and all major long-distance carriers

Cellular/Wi-Fi: Verizon Wireless, AT&T Wireless, Sprint Wireless, U.S. Cellular, T-Mobile, and a variety of other carriers

Internet: BIT, CenturyLink, Comcast, HughesNet, and a variety of other providers


  • Broadband fiber optic network available through Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative
  • DSL
  • Operated by state-of-the-art DMS switch
  • Unlimited capacity for growth
  • Equal access to long distance carriers

Mid-Atlantic Broadband

marker showing buried cable warning

Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation operates a diverse fiber feed to several area sites through which high speed connectivity is available.

  • South Hill’s industrial parks are a part of MBC’s GigaPark™ initiative.
  • Businesses locating in a GigaPark™ will have direct access to a multitude of carriers who are located in key interconnection facilities in Ashburn, Virginia; McLean, Virginia; and Atlanta, Georgia.
  • MBC can provide direct connectivity from a GigaPark™ to the NCR in Culpeper.


Provided by Dominion Energy

  • Rates: Based on type of industrial service, 54.5% below the East Coast average
  • Reliability: 99.98% (2014)

By 2020, Dominion Energy will invest more than $11 billion in Virginia. This investment includes two new highly efficient natural gas power plants located in southern Virginia and renovation and expansion of the power grid.

Dominion is one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 24,600 megawatts of generation, 12,400 miles of natural gas transmission gathering and storage pipeline, and 5,455 miles of electric transmission lines.