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Local Art Contest Launches Today for National “Imagine A Day Without Water”

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in Community Project, Education Center, Newsroom, Press Releases, Water

Local Art Contest Launches Today for National “Imagine A Day Without Water”

#Press Release# Submitted by City of Charlottesville Public Utilities September 12, 2017 Charlottesville & Albemarle County Community Raise Awareness about the Value of Water and “Why Does Every Drop Counts” with Student Art Contest Local water utilities join national effort to raise awareness about the value of water and the importance of infrastructure and conservation efforts with a free, public event and student art contest Charlottesville and Albemarle County, VA- The City of Charlottesville (City), Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA), and Rivanna Water & Sewer...

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All Reservoirs are Full!

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017 in Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Water

All Reservoirs are Full!

Charlottesville, VA— This press release was issued on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 All five of our reservoirs (Ragged Mountain, Sugar Hollow, and South Rivanna, Beaver Creek, and Totier Creek) have reached 100% of their maximum useable capacity for a total of 3.3 billion gallons of water, which is a good spring milestone in terms of drinking water supply. Thanks to an extensive water supply planning effort and a steady round of springtime rains, a plentiful water supply for our community’s drinking water needs has been attained. The 50-year community water supply planning process, which led to the...

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Meet Your Reservoir during National Drinking Water Week

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Featured, Newsroom, Water

Meet Your Reservoir during National Drinking Water Week

“To know it is to love it” is this year’s theme for National Drinking Water Week (May 7th-13th). So Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA) invites the local community to visit the Ivy Creek Natural Area on Wednesday, May 10th from 11:30-1pm to learn about the people and process behind your glass of drinking water – water’s journey from the reservoir to the tap and back to the Rivanna River. RWSA will have Water Resources Manager, Andrea Terry, and Communications Manager, Teri Kent, on hand to answer questions at an information table. As a part of this “Meet Your Reservoir” campaign,...

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Winners of Art Contest Celebrated!

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Newsroom, Water

Winners of Art Contest Celebrated!

The Albemarle County Service Authority, the City of Charlottesville Public Works, and Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority celebrated the winners of the 2016 Imagine a Day Without Water contest Tuesday evening at ACSA’s offices on Spotnap Road. The student winners were:   1st – 2nd Grade: Sarah Ni, Baker-Butler Elementary, Grade 2 3rd – 4th Grade: Jingui Li, Hollymead Elementary, Grade 4 5th – 6th Grade: Olivia Kim, Hollymead Elementary, Grade 5 7th – 8th Grade: Marco Lopez, Buford Middle School, Grade 8 Fan Favorite: Shilu DeBerry, Brownsville Elementary, Grade 4 The teacher winners...

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Imagine a Day without Water Art Poster Contest Winners Announced

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 in Community Project, Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Water

Imagine a Day without Water Art Poster Contest Winners Announced

Press Release (from City Water Conservation Program Coordinator Jill Greiner) Charlottesville and Albemarle County, VA – The City of Charlottesville, the Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA), and Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority (RWSA) participated in their second annual “Imagine a Day without Water,” a national campaign to educate and inspire the community about the value and importance of water in our everyday lives. The campaign involved a public awareness event in September as well as an art contest where students from the City and County were asked to show the community how they...

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Have You Thanked a Water Professional Today?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Newsroom, Water, Water Industry Leaders

Have You Thanked a Water Professional Today?

Today, Thursday, June 30th is Water and Wastewater Professionals Appreciation Day! This year the Virginia Assembly voted on this resolution which was conceived by the Prince William County Service Authority and supported at the regional and state level by numerous industry associations. It’s a day to honor, recognize, and thank the thousands of men and women who provide clean, safe, and reliable drinking water to citizens across the Commonwealth 24/7. Rivanna is pleased that our Board of Directors passed the resolution below in support of this Appreciation Day on Tuesday, June 28, 2016...

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