Chesterfield levied more than $65,000 in water fines

By Melissa Correa - bio | email

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Water violators in Chesterfield County are paying thousands for their mistake. The latest numbers show 136 people have been ticketed during mandatory water restrictions.

Over the last two weeks, during emergency restrictions, the county cited 259 violators -- including four repeat offenders.

More than $65,000 in fines have been tacked onto their water bills. Mandatory restrictions are currently in effect and the first infraction is $100.

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