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Local Art Contest Launches Today for National “Imagine A Day Without Water”

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in Blog, Community Project, Upcoming Events, Water

Local Art Contest Launches Today for National “Imagine A Day Without Water”

#Press Release# Submitted by City of Charlottesville Public Utilities September 12, 2017 Charlottesville & Albemarle County Community Raise Awareness about the Value of Water and “Why Does Every Drop Counts” with Student Art Contest Local water utilities join national effort to raise awareness about the value of water and the importance of infrastructure and conservation efforts with a free, public event and student art contest Charlottesville and Albemarle County, VA- The City of Charlottesville (City), Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA), and Rivanna Water & Sewer...

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Strategic Planning Input Session

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Blog, Community Project, Water Industry Leaders

Strategic Planning Input Session

We are pleased that citizens came out to our Strategic Planning Input Session last Thursday evening at CitySpace.  The crowd of around a dozen folks remained engaged for two hours in a lively discussion with lots of great input for Rivanna’s future — lending ideas for aspirational goals as well as offering the current strengths of the organization and opportunities that lie ahead.  Doug Bean, Raftelis Project Director for the Authorities, facilitated the discussion with the support of his colleagues, Catherine Carter and Townsend Collins. Next step is a joint RSWA/RWSA board work...

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August 3rd Strategic Planning Input Session

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Blog, Community Project

August 3rd Strategic Planning Input Session

Charlottesville, VA—July 14, 2017 On August 3, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority and the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority will host a public meeting at CitySpace in downtown Charlottesville to gain input from the community about our mission, vision, and goals for the next 5 to 50 years. The Rivanna Authorities hired Raftelis Financial Consulting to conduct a series of strategic planning stakeholder interviews, meetings, workshops, and data collection in support of a strategic planning effort. The outcome of this six-month process will be a Strategic Plan for the...

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Fall HHW Dates Announced

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017 in Blog, Press Releases, Recycling, Stewardship, Upcoming Events

Fall HHW Dates Announced

##Press Release## Fall 2017 Special Waste Collection Dates Announced For Immediate Release Charlottesville, VA—July 12, 2017. Rivanna Solid Waste Authority will host its Fall special collections dates for household hazardous waste, commercial hazardous waste, and bulky waste amnesty days for Charlottesville, Scottsville, and Albemarle County residents starting on September 28th and concluding on October 21st. This event is brought to the community by support from the City of Charlottesville and the County of Albemarle in partnership with RSWA. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY the details below about...

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McIntire Center Extends Hours starting July 15th

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in Blog, Recycling

McIntire Center Extends Hours starting July 15th

  **Media Alert** McIntire Recycling Center Hours of Operation Extended Charlottesville, VA—July 7, 2017 Starting July 15th, McIntire Recycling Center will extend its hours of operation to better serve the community’s recycling needs. The hours will increase from 40 to 60 hours per week during Daylight Savings Time (early March – early November) and increase from 40-54 hours per week during Eastern Standard Time during the winter months. Working together, the County Board of Supervisors and the Charlottesville City Council recommended extended and consistent hours at the center to better...

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Have you thanked a Water Professional today?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Blog, Featured

Have you thanked a Water Professional today?

Did you know that today is Water and Wastewater Professionals Appreciation Day in the Commonwealth? So we invite you to take a moment to reach out to a water professional and say “Thank You!” for providing reliable, clean, safe water to the community day in, day out 24/7.  Don’t forget to thank our wastewater professionals also who treat our wastewater around the clock in order to send it back to Nature. In Charlottesville/Albemarle County that means delivering our clean water (known as effluent) into Moores Creek, which feeds into the Rivanna, which feeds into the James,...

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