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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...

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MCINTIRE RECYCLING CENTER COMPOST GIVE-A-WAY

Posted by on Mar 25, 2021 in Compost, Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices, Recycling, Stewardship

MCINTIRE RECYCLING CENTER COMPOST GIVE-A-WAY

Charlottesville, VA—March 25, 2021   In order to say THANK YOU to our customers of the McIntire Recycling Center, and kick off the Spring planting season, RSWA will be giving away 40-pound bags of McGill Soilbuilder Compost free to the first 300 customers on Saturday, April 10, 2021 (8:30am to 5:30pm), while supplies last. McGill is one of our compostable food waste partners, and processes all the food waste collected at McIntire.  This compost material is recycled from a variety of vegetative green waste, untreated wood waste, biosolids, agricultural by-products, and food waste, and is...

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Free Mulch at the Ivy MUC

Posted by on Nov 17, 2020 in Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Recycling, Stewardship

Free Mulch at the Ivy MUC

In honor of America Recycles Day, celebrated on November 15th each year, the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority is offering free mulch to customers of the Ivy Material Utilization Center, located at 4576 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. The mulch giveaway will run from November 18, 2020 to December 5, 2020. No purchase is necessary. Each customer will receive up to one-ton free, additional tons will be charged at the rate of $30/ton. For more information on the programs offered at the Ivy MUC, please visit:...

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Great Pumpkin Smash

Posted by on Sep 22, 2020 in Compost, Featured, Press Releases, Public Notices, Recycling, Stewardship

Great Pumpkin Smash

Go green this Halloween and compost your pumpkin!

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Rt. 29 N Lane Closure Due to Water Line Break

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in Press Releases, Water

Rt. 29 N Lane Closure Due to Water Line Break

Charlottesville, VA – May 29, 2020 The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority is repairing a water line break on Route 29 North near Hilton Heights Road. Northbound traffic is limited to one lane in this area. Crews are currently on-site completing the repair. Local police are assisting with traffic diversion. Please use caution while traveling in this area, or use an alternate route if possible. Traffic lanes are expected to be reopened by noon on Saturday.

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