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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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Internal Issues of Mold/Mildew in Toilets, Faucets and Showerheads

Posted by on Nov 22, 2019 in Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Water

Internal Issues of Mold/Mildew in Toilets, Faucets and Showerheads

Shared from the Albemarle County Service Authority Website Click here to learn more about the Internal Issues of Mold/Mildew in Toilets, Faucets and Showerheads.       What is the black slimy stuff in my toilets/faucets/shower head? Welcome to the fascinating, but often annoying, world of micro-organisms! If you are experiencing dark gray/black “stains” or slimy residues in a toilet, at a sink faucet, or even on a shower head, the good news is you don’t have a water quality problem, and the water is not harmful. However, we realize this is certainly an aesthetic issue, so we...

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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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Imagine a Day Without Water – Fan Favorite Voting

Posted by on Nov 6, 2019 in Community Project, Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Water

Imagine a Day Without Water – Fan Favorite Voting

Fan Favorite Voting for the 2019 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest The City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County Service Authority, and Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority held an art contest open to all Charlottesville City and Albemarle County students in Grades K – 12. Students were asked to show how they ONLY USE WHAT THEY NEED as part of a national campaign to bring attention to the value of water. We need YOU to help us select a FAN FAVORITE art poster by voting for your favorite at this link! The art poster with the most votes wins! Don’t forget to tell your friends...

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Oyster Shell Recycling at McIntire Recycling Center

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019 in Community Project, Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Public Notices, Recycling, Stewardship, Water, Water Resource Recovery

Oyster Shell Recycling at McIntire Recycling Center

Starting the week of September 23, 2019, the McIntire Recycling Center will be the new home for the collection of oyster shells in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area.  This collection point, which is open to the public as well, will collect oysters from restaurants and homes to be recycled back into oyster habitat in the Chesapeake by the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling and Restoration Program (VOSRP). The VOSRP is a collaborative, community-based, restoration program of the VCU Rice Rivers Center (RRC). The VOSRP began in 2013 to collect waste oyster shell from businesses and the general...

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Imagine a Day Without Water

Posted by on Aug 14, 2019 in Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Public Notices, Stewardship, Water

Imagine a Day Without Water

This year for our Imagine a Day without Water (IADWW) Art Contest we are holding a kickoff event on August 28th from 3-5pm at the Shops at Stonefield. There will be information on our public water utilities and water sources, free giveaways to help you save water, and music entertainment provided by 106.1 the Corner! We are also excited to announce that the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County Service Authority, and Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority are holding the 5th annual Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest. The goal of this contest is to educate Charlottesville and Albemarle...

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