Public Notices

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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Mulch Madness at Ivy MUC

Posted by on Feb 28, 2022 in Community Project, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices

Mulch Madness at Ivy MUC

To celebrate the coming of Spring and as a result of vegetation collected during the Albemarle County and City of Charlottesville-sponsored vegetation fee waiver, the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority is hosting a Mulch Madness event to offer free, double ground mulch to County and City residents at the Ivy Material Utilization Center, located at 4576 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. The mulch giveaway will run from March 5, 2022 to April 16, 2022. No purchase is necessary. Each customer can receive up to two tons free, additional tons will be charged at the rate of $30/ton.  RSWA...

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Albemarle and Charlottesville Sponsor Waiver of Fees from Jan. 6 – Jan. 24 at Ivy MUC for Storm-related Vegetative Debris

Posted by on Jan 7, 2022 in Community Project, Newsroom, Public Notices

Albemarle and Charlottesville Sponsor Waiver of Fees from Jan. 6 – Jan. 24 at Ivy MUC for Storm-related Vegetative Debris

Following the severe snow storm, Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville are sponsoring a waiver of fees for residents to dispose of storm-related vegetative debris, such as tree limbs, at the Ivy Material Utilization Center (Ivy MUC). The waiver will be in effect from Thursday, January 6 through Monday, January 24. Vegetative debris collected will be ground into mulch and available for purchase at Ivy MUC. Debris will be accepted during normal business hours at the Ivy MUC, 4576 Dick Woods Road. Residents must show proof of residency and state that the debris is storm-related. The...

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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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