Public Notices

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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2020-2021 Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Posted by on Dec 4, 2020 in Featured, Newsroom, Public Notices, Recycling, Stewardship

2020-2021 Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Albemarle County Parks and Recreation Department’s Annual “Christmas Tree Recycling Program” This County Parks program has been in operation since 1988 and has collected an average of 2300 trees annually that yield over 110 cubic yards of chips. The trees will be chipped into mulch and offered back to the public at no cost. Combining forces with the “Charlottesville Curbside Pick Up” the joint programs collected 4200 trees yielding 200 cubic yards of chips in 2020. Please note this is reducing the impact on our landfill and helping citizens find a place to dispose of a large and cumbersome...

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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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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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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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RWSA, Partners Announce Improvements to Water Treatment Process

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019 in Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices, Water, Water Industry Leaders

RWSA, Partners Announce Improvements to Water Treatment Process

with Approval from Virginia Department of Health, RWSA to Upgrade Corrosion Control to Improve Protection of Water Pipes and Plumbing Fixtures   Beginning in December, the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA), in partnership with the Albemarle County Service Authority and the Charlottesville Utilities Department, will improve the area’s already high-quality public drinking water treatment process. For more than 30 years, RWSA has been using a corrosion inhibitor product as part of its drinking water treatment process.  In December, RWSA will upgrade its corrosion inhibitor as a...

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