Press Releases

Updated Press Release: Community Event to Celebrate Odor Reductions

Posted by on May 10, 2018 in Community Project, Newsroom, Odor Control, Press Releases, Wastewater

Updated Press Release: Community Event to Celebrate Odor Reductions

The Community Event to celebrate the Odor Control Reduction project completion has been moved to Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm due to impending inclement weather. ## ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE: MAY 10, 2018## COMMUNITY EVENT TO CELEBRATE ODOR REDUCTIONS For Immediate Release Charlottesville, VA—May 10, 2018 With almost 10 million gallons of wastewater being treated each day at the Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility, located near the Woolen Mills neighborhood, controlling the odors associated with normal operations became increasingly necessary. Therefore, in 2015,...

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Press Release: New Drinking Water Treatment Systems Go Live

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 in Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Water

Press Release: New Drinking Water Treatment Systems Go Live

##PRESS RELEASE## NEW DRINKING WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS GO LIVE For Immediate Release Charlottesville, VA—April 24, 2018 As part of our mission to provide clean, safe, high-quality drinking water to the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County Service Authority, we have completed construction of a new Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) water treatment system at all five of our water treatment plants (South Rivanna, North Rivanna, Observatory, Crozet, and Scottsville). GAC is highly effective at removing a wide variety of organic materials and other select contaminants to further improve...

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Waterline Break Impacting Rt. 29 N

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Newsroom, Press Releases

UPDATE: 2-1-18 @ 8:15am: As of 11:30pm on 1-31-18, the waterline has been repaired and service has been fully restored. Approximately 25 feet of pipe was replaced. Both lanes of northbound Rt. 29 are currently open. RWSA will coordinate with the repaving contractor and VDOT to restore the northbound section, of Rt. 29 impacted by this work, at a later date; updates on traffic impacts will be provided at that time.   1-31-18 @ 1:24pm: At about 7:00 am this morning, there was a break in a 12-inch waterline located in the median of US 29 approximately 1,100 feet south of Lewis and Clark Drive....

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Lane Closure on Rt. 240 in Crozet, January 16, 2018

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018 in Press Releases, Public Notices

Update 1-22-18: Due to inclement weather, the work originally scheduled for January 16, 2018 was unable to take place. This work has been rescheduled for Wednesday January 24 to Thursday January 25, 2018. The scope of work remains the same: Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority, along with Faulconer Construction, will be performing water line repair work. The repair will take place on Route 240 near Park Ridge Drive in Crozet, VA and is scheduled to begin at 8:00 am. Traffic control will be present and will consist of a lane shift into the painted median, to minimize the impact on through...

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Frozen Reservoir Safety Warning

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Newsroom, Press Releases

Frozen Reservoir Safety Warning

##Press Release## Due to prolonged freezing temperatures, many of the reservoirs have partially frozen areas of ice. In partnership with the Parks and Recreation Departments for the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority would like to remind the community that all activities on the ice, at all recreational waters, are prohibited due to the related dangers.   For more information, please contact:   City of Charlottesville Parks & Recreation, 434-970-3260     Albemarle County Parks & Recreation, 434-296-5844  ...

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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 remarks,...

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