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Imagine a Day without Water Art Poster Contest Winners Announced

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Newsroom

Imagine a Day without Water Art Poster Contest Winners Announced

CONTACT: Jill Greiner Water Conservation Program Coordinator City of Charlottesville (434) 970-3877 greinerj@charlottesville.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17th, 2017   Imagine a Day without Water Art Poster Contest Winners Announced   Charlottesville and Albemarle County, VA – The City of Charlottesville, the Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA), and Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority (RWSA) participated in their third annual “Imagine a Day without Water,” a national campaign to educate and inspire the community about the value and importance of water that...

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New Ivy Transfer Station Groundbreaking

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Newsroom, Press Releases

New Ivy Transfer Station Groundbreaking

##Press Release## New Ivy Transfer Station Groundbreaking   Charlottesville, VA – November 15, 2017 Rivanna Solid Waste Authority is excited to announce that construction is beginning for the new Ivy Transfer Station. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Friday November 17, 2017 at 10:00 am. The Ivy Transfer Station is located at 4576 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. Rivanna’s Chairman of the Board of Directors Mike Gaffney, Executive Director Bill Mawyer, Albemarle County Board of Supervisors member Dr. Liz Palmer, and local businessman Mr. Randy Layman will deliver...

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Rivanna recommends water use restrictions are no longer required

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Newsroom

Rivanna recommends water use restrictions are no longer required

As the result of recent rains, reduced demand by the community in response to water use restrictions, operational strategies implemented by Rivanna staff, and cooperative changes authorized by our regulators with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir has been 100% full and overflowing since 7:30 p.m. on November 1. On Tuesday, November 14, 2017 the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors authorized the Executive Director to notify the Albemarle County Service Authority, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors and the Charlottesville...

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RWSA Declares Drought Warning

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Newsroom, Public Notices

RWSA Declares Drought Warning

Tuesday, October 5, 2017 A Special Emergency meeting of the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority Board of Directors was held on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. The Board authorized the Chair to declare a Drought Warning which include mandatory water restrictions for the Charlottesville – Albemarle area. These restrictions are being implemented due to the rapid loss of water storage at the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir. The Drought Warning notification has been provided to the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, the Albemarle County Service Authority Board of Directors and the...

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

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in Community Project, Newsroom, Press Releases, 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 Community Project, Newsroom, 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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