Water

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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National Drinking Water Week: May 3-9, 2020

Posted by on May 5, 2020 in Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Stewardship, Water

National Drinking Water Week: May 3-9, 2020

For more than 40 years the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and its members have used Drinking Water Week as a unique opportunity for both water professionals and the communities they serve to recognize the vital role water plays in our daily lives.   This year’s recognition will be May 3-9, 2020, and this year’s theme for Drinking Water Week is #ThereWhenYouNeedIt   The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority, along with Charlottesville Utilities and the Albemarle County Service Authority, want our community to know that your water will always be #ThereWhenYouNeedIt....

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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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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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