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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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Drinking Water is Safe

Posted by on Mar 13, 2020 in Community Project, Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices, Water

Drinking Water is Safe

UPDATE: 3-19-2020 Major water associations: Tap water is safe during COVID-19 outbreak National Association of Water Companies, the American Water Works Association and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies issue joint statement.   WASHINGTON, DC, MARCH 18, 2020 — As the global COVID-19 crisis continues to develop and reports of bottled water shortages make headlines, the National Association of Water Companies, the American Water Works Association and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies issued the following joint statement: According to the U.S. Environmental...

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Used Cooking Oil Collection at McIntire Recycling Center

Posted by on Feb 27, 2020 in Compost, Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Recycling, Stewardship

Used Cooking Oil Collection at McIntire Recycling Center

The Rivanna Solid Waste Authority is pleased to announce it is expanding services at the McIntire Recycling Center (MRC). Through a partnership with Five Star Septic Inc., RSWA is offering a Used Cooking Oil (UCO) collection program. Visitors may now dispose of used, liquid cooking oil and grease at the MRC. Five Star Septic has provided a 300-gallon sealed container, located next to the MRC entrance, where customers can dispose of UCO and grease. Containers that customers use to bring UCO to MRC should be taken home for reuse or disposal. Five Star Septic will collect the container for...

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Crozet Raw Water Line Break

Posted by on Dec 18, 2019 in Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices, Water

Crozet Raw Water Line Break

UPDATE from 12-18-19 @ 3:50pm  –  The water line has been repaired and is back in full operation.  At approximately 8pm on Tuesday, December 17th, there was break in the raw water line that transmits water from the Beaver Creek Reservoir to the Crozet Water Treatment Plant. Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority crews, along with crews from the Albemarle County Service Authority, were dispatched to the site and have begun the process of repairing the water line. The break occurred between the intersection of Browns Gap Turnpike and Old Three Notch’d Road and Route 240. Please avoid this...

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