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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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ACSA Reminds Everyone How to Cease the Grease

Posted by on Nov 23, 2021 in Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices

ACSA Reminds Everyone How to Cease the Grease

    The ACSA Reminds Everyone How to “Cease the Grease” This Thanksgiving Everyone can take a few simple steps to keep Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) out of their pipes and our sewer system FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Tim Brown (434) 977-4511 tbrown@serviceauthority.org Charlottesville, VA (November 22, 2021): With Thanksgiving fast approaching, the Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA) wants to remind everyone how to “cease the grease” this holiday cooking season and keep fats, oils, and grease – also known as FOG – out of their pipes and our sewer system. Pouring...

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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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Ragged Mountain Boat Storage Restrictions

Posted by on Aug 17, 2021 in Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices

Ragged Mountain Boat Storage Restrictions

Ragged Mountain Boat Storage Restrictions   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2021   All boats currently being stored on site will need to be removed by Friday, September 17.   CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville will begin enforcing the prohibition on storage of private boats at the Ragged Mountain Reservoir in mid-September of 2021. All boats currently being stored on site will need to be removed by Friday, September 17.  After that date, the City will remove boats from the reservoir and take them to Pen Park at 1300 Pen Park Road and store them for pick...

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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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