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May 31st is National Dam Safety Awareness Day

Posted by on May 31, 2022 in Education Center, Featured, History, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices

May 31st is National Dam Safety Awareness Day

RWSA has a robust dam safety program, which includes staff training, ongoing monitoring and maintenance of dam facilities, and continuous investment in keeping facilities safe. RWSA completed construction of the new Ragged Mountain Dam in 2014 to replace two aging dams at the same location. RWSA’s Beaver Creek Dam requires spillway upgrades to meet Virginia Dam Safety Regulations. The project is currently in the planning phase with construction to begin in 2024. More information on Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority (RWSA) drinking water reservoirs can be found on our website at...

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Virtual Fix A Leak Scavenger Hunt and Family 5K

Posted by on Mar 9, 2022 in Community Project, Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Water

Virtual Fix A Leak Scavenger Hunt and Family 5K

March 14th kicks off Fix a Leak week! This spring the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County Service Authority, and the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority are hosting FREE and VIRTUAL events to help encourage our community to save water and FIX A LEAK! When you submit your scavenger hunt or sign up and run the Family 5K by May 1st, you will be entered to win special prizes!  More information: www.Charlottesville.gov/FixALeak      and       ServiceAuthority.org  

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Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest

Posted by on Oct 1, 2021 in Community Project, Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices, Stewardship, Water

Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER  1, 2021 Local Water Organizations Host Annual Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – THE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE (CITY), ALBEMARLE COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY (ACSA), AND RIVANNA WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY (RWSA) WILL JOIN FOR THE SEVENTH ANNUAL “IMAGINE A DAY WITHOUT WATER” NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE THE COMMUNITY ABOUT THE VALUE OF WATER IN OUR EVERYDAY LIVES. Each year, the City, ACSA, and RWSA ask youth to artistically show the community why we must value and save water as part of a national campaign to “Imagine a...

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May 31st is National Dam Safety Awareness Day

Posted by on May 31, 2021 in Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Water, Water Industry Leaders

May 31st is National Dam Safety Awareness Day

Follow us on Facebook all day for dam safety information! https://www.facebook.com/RivannaAuthorities          

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Always Secure or Cover your Load!

Posted by on Jan 4, 2021 in Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Public Notices, Recycling, Stewardship

Always Secure or Cover your Load!

In accordance with Albemarle County Code, Chapter 13-Section 301: It shall be unlawful for any person to transport any refuse upon the streets, roads, or highways in the county in a motor vehicle unless the vehicle is constructed or loaded to prevent any of the load, consisting of the refuse and refuse containers, from dropping, sifting, leaking or otherwise escaping therefrom. A vehicle may be deemed to be constructed or loaded to prevent the load from dropping, sifting, leaking or otherwise escaping if the refuse is transported in one or more secured covered containers within the vehicle...

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National Drinking Water Week: May 3-9, 2020

Posted by on May 5, 2020 in Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Stewardship, Water

National Drinking Water Week: May 3-9, 2020

For more than 40 years the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and its members have used Drinking Water Week as a unique opportunity for both water professionals and the communities they serve to recognize the vital role water plays in our daily lives.   This year’s recognition will be May 3-9, 2020, and this year’s theme for Drinking Water Week is #ThereWhenYouNeedIt   The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority, along with Charlottesville Utilities and the Albemarle County Service Authority, want our community to know that your water will always be #ThereWhenYouNeedIt....

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