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  • A Brief History of Sugar Hollow Dam | Rivanna Authorities
    Material Utilization Center MUC Paper Sort on Meade Ave HHW and Bulky Waste Recycling FAQs Community Projects Ragged Mountain Dam New Rivanna Pump Station Schenk s Greenway Granular Activated Carbon Odor Control Environmental Stewardship Renewable Energy Stream Ecology Compost Tree Planting Water Conservation Watershed Protection Franklin Street Wetlands Landfill Remediation In the News UPCOMING EVENT Celebrate our Drinking Water Supply Blog Board Meetings The Daily Water Report Event Calendar Rivanna At A Glance Contact Us Home History A Brief History of Sugar Hollow Dam A Brief History of Sugar Hollow Dam Posted on Sep 3 2015 in History Uncategorized Water Old photos of Sugar Recent Posts McIntire s Composting Pilot Continues Spring HHW and Amnesty Bulky Waste Days Are Here Ragged Mountain Dam Reaches 100 Capacity Lead in Drinking Water An artist s look at wastewater Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 September 2010 Categories Blog Community Project Featured History Household Hazardous Waste New Rivanna Pump Station Odor Control Portfolio Press Releases Recycling Stewardship Uncategorized Water Water Industry Leaders Water Resource Recovery Business Hours Office Mon Fri 7 30am 4 30pm McIntire Recycling Hours Wed Fri 8 30am 5

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  • Composting FAQ | Rivanna Authorities
    ready compost back at some point A Unfortunately not as part of this program Q When is the Composting Drop Off Station available at McIntire A The Composting Station will be set up and able to accept material during McIntire s normal operation hours Collected materials will be moved to an off site commercial composting facility to be processed www blackbearcomposting com Q Is this a permanent location A No The RSWA board approved this on a 3 month trial basis If you are interested in seeking this continue we ask you to write your City Council officials council charlottesville org or the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors bos albemarle org Q Aren t animal products like bones and dairy bad for composting A While several items like animal products and compostable plastics are not suitable for a home compost pile Black Bear Composting can accept these items at their commercial facility Because they use high heat not attainable by home compost piles and special machinery to turn their compost they can process almost any organic material The only organic items not accepted by Black Bear are pet waste diapers and cigarette butts See www blackbearcomposting com to learn more Q Does it cost money to participate in this program A Nope This program is free to use and we provide free compostable bags for participants to collect their compostables in to make participating that much easier This program is paid through McIntire Center operation costs Q I have filled up one of my compostable bags but it s only Wednesday and I can t drop it off until Saturday I am worried about the smell What should I do A An easy fix for this is to tie off the filled bag and stick it in your freezer This

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  • RWSA Launches New Reservoir Management Strategy | Rivanna Authorities
    Planting Water Conservation Watershed Protection Franklin Street Wetlands Landfill Remediation In the News UPCOMING EVENT Celebrate our Drinking Water Supply Blog Board Meetings The Daily Water Report Event Calendar Rivanna At A Glance Contact Us Home Stewardship RWSA Launches New Reservoir Management Strategy RWSA Launches New Reservoir Management Strategy Posted on Sep 2 2015 in Stewardship Water photo of Andrea and Dr Horne RWSA has launched the development of an exciting new strategy to maximize the quality of its drinking water reservoirs This strategy will be the latest of a multiple barrier approach to provide superior drinking water to citizens of Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville Dinatale Water Consultants of Boulder Colorado is assisting RWSA with technical expertise and the strategy will address all five RWSA reservoirs Beaver Creek Reservoir Ragged Mountain Reservoir South Fork Reservoir Sugar Hollow Reservoir and Totier Creek Reservoir Recent Posts McIntire s Composting Pilot Continues Spring HHW and Amnesty Bulky Waste Days Are Here Ragged Mountain Dam Reaches 100 Capacity Lead in Drinking Water An artist s look at wastewater Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 September 2010 Categories Blog Community Project

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  • Archives | Rivanna Authorities
    org on Sep 2 2015 in Community Project New Rivanna Pump Station Members of the media and the community were given a sneak peek at the tunnel being built for the new Rivanna Pump Station on Monday June 15th The Authority and its General Contractor are allowing a brief opportunity for the media local officials and the public to see the progress of the work The event allowed guests to see the Tunnel Boring Machine TBM nicknamed Miss Chelsea within the entrance shaft at Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility in Charlottesville before it disappears into the new tunnel Once the machine is in the tunnel the boring Read More Community Projects Posted by tkent rivanna org on Sep 2 2015 in Featured We manage 67 miles of water lines 704 manholes five reservoirs 11 water tanks five treatment plants and four wastewater treatment plants and 80 acres at our Moores Creek Water Resource Recovery Facility each of which needs regular maintenance as well as upgrades to provide an even higher quality of water to our two customers the City and ACSA and their 120 000 customers Maintenance and Safety This water infrastructure is largely invisible Out of sight out of mind Well not for us We have a round the clock operators and engineers who do everything from check pH levels to design Read More Environmental Stewardship Posted by tkent rivanna org on Sep 2 2015 in Featured We serve human needs and protect the natural environment Water wise we return clean water to the Rivanna River which feeds into the James and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay Provides nutrients for plant life green energy for the operations at Moores Creek water treatment facility Waste wise we dispose of ABCD tons each year and recycle ABCD tons each year

    Original URL path: http://www.rivanna.org/2015/09/page/2/ (2016-05-01)
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  • We keep the water running | Rivanna Authorities
    Landfill Remediation In the News UPCOMING EVENT Celebrate our Drinking Water Supply Blog Board Meetings The Daily Water Report Event Calendar Rivanna At A Glance Contact Us Home Featured We keep the water running We keep the water running Posted on Sep 15 2010 in Featured Portfolio Quisque ullamcorper enim vel tellus rhoncus et fermentum diam congue Phasellus eu turpis lorem id gravida nunc In bibendum nulla vel quam pretium a fringilla erat ornare Etiam hendrerit quam sed orci congue posuere laoreet urna condimentum Nam vestibulum gravida semper Maecenas ac nunc purus et aliquam urna Curabitur quis tellus vitae dolor tristique egestas Fusce metus sem accumsan vel auctor non laoreet eget nulla Donec lacinia elit ac nulla hendrerit at tincidunt justo facilisis Praesent vel risus ut urna vestibulum fermentum Pellentesque sollicitudin cursus blandit In hac habitasse platea dictumst Maecenas sed nulla sed lacus elementum dapibus Praesent hendrerit semper tempor Integer sollicitudin ultrices mattis Recent Posts McIntire s Composting Pilot Continues Spring HHW and Amnesty Bulky Waste Days Are Here Ragged Mountain Dam Reaches 100 Capacity Lead in Drinking Water An artist s look at wastewater Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015

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  • admin | Rivanna Authorities
    Water Conservation Watershed Protection Franklin Street Wetlands Landfill Remediation In the News UPCOMING EVENT Celebrate our Drinking Water Supply Blog Board Meetings The Daily Water Report Event Calendar Rivanna At A Glance Contact Us Home Posts by admin Posts by admin We keep the water running Posted by admin on Sep 15 2010 in Featured Portfolio Quisque ullamcorper enim vel tellus rhoncus et fermentum diam congue Phasellus eu turpis lorem id gravida nunc In bibendum nulla vel quam pretium a fringilla erat ornare Etiam hendrerit quam sed orci congue posuere laoreet urna condimentum Nam vestibulum gravida semper Maecenas ac nunc purus et aliquam urna Curabitur quis tellus vitae dolor tristique egestas Fusce metus sem accumsan vel auctor non laoreet eget nulla Donec lacinia elit ac nulla hendrerit at tincidunt justo facilisis Praesent vel risus ut urna vestibulum fermentum Pellentesque sollicitudin cursus blandit In hac Read More Recent Posts McIntire s Composting Pilot Continues Spring HHW and Amnesty Bulky Waste Days Are Here Ragged Mountain Dam Reaches 100 Capacity Lead in Drinking Water An artist s look at wastewater Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 September 2010 Categories Blog Community

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  • In the News | Rivanna Authorities
    Management Strategy Posted by tkent rivanna org on Sep 2 2015 in Stewardship Water Comments Off on RWSA Launches New Reservoir Management Strategy photo of Andrea and Dr Horne RWSA has launched the development of an exciting new strategy to maximize the quality of its drinking water reservoirs This strategy will be the latest of a multiple barrier approach to provide superior drinking water to citizens of Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville Dinatale Water Consultants of Boulder Colorado is assisting RWSA with technical expertise and the strategy will address all five RWSA reservoirs Beaver Creek Reservoir Ragged Mountain Reservoir South Fork Reservoir Sugar read more RWSA Executive Director Invited to Serve on Eastern VA Groundwater Management Committee Posted by tkent rivanna org on Sep 2 2015 in Water Water Industry Leaders Water Resource Recovery Comments Off on RWSA Executive Director Invited to Serve on Eastern VA Groundwater Management Committee Tom Frederick Executive Director of Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority has been invited to serve on the Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Advisory Committee which was established through legislation adopted this year by the General Assembly Tom Frederick has been the executive director for RSWA for over eleven years and was chosen to serve on this committee for his expertise in the field of water resource management The state legislature has charged this Committee with assisting the State Water Commission and the Department of read more Sneak Peek at Tunnel for New Rivanna Pump Station Posted by tkent rivanna org on Sep 2 2015 in Community Project New Rivanna Pump Station Comments Off on Sneak Peek at Tunnel for New Rivanna Pump Station Members of the media and the community were given a sneak peek at the tunnel being built for the new Rivanna Pump Station on Monday June 15th The Authority and its General Contractor are allowing a brief opportunity for the media local officials and the public to see the progress of the work The event allowed guests to see the Tunnel Boring Machine TBM nicknamed Miss Chelsea within the entrance shaft at Moores Creek Advanced Water Resource Recovery Facility in Charlottesville before it disappears into the new tunnel read more Community Projects Posted by tkent rivanna org on Sep 2 2015 in Featured Comments Off on Community Projects We manage 67 miles of water lines 704 manholes five reservoirs 11 water tanks five treatment plants and four wastewater treatment plants and 80 acres at our Moores Creek Water Resource Recovery Facility each of which needs regular maintenance as well as upgrades to provide an even higher quality of water to our two customers the City and ACSA and their 120 000 customers Maintenance and Safety This water infrastructure is largely invisible Out of sight out of mind Well not for us We have a round the clock operators and engineers read more Environmental Stewardship Posted by tkent rivanna org on Sep 2 2015 in Featured Comments Off on Environmental Stewardship We serve human needs and protect the

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  • Blog | Rivanna Authorities
    VA September 29 2015 After five months of work the Rivanna Water Sewer Authority contractors have successfully tunneled through about 1 600 feet of rock 6 000 cubic yards officially reaching the destination at the existing Rivanna Pump Station located adjacent to the City s Riverview Park in the Woolen Mills area The construction crew and engineers witnessed the 11 3 diameter 175 foot long tunnel boring machine affectionately named Ms Chelsea pictured below breaking into the exit shaft at about 1pm on Tuesday September 29 as a part of the Read More A Day in the Life of a Lab Technician Posted by tkent rivanna org on Oct 7 2015 in Blog Featured Water Our three full time laboratory specialists complete over 7 700 lab tests annually to ensure that your drinking water meets all federal and state regulations We also test the wastewater to assist operational staff in maintaining daily treatment process balance and to ensure that the final effluent meets and exceeds federal and state standards Lab technicians count and identify algae populations in the reservoirs to help prevent harmful blooms and analyze water and wastewater for coliform and E coli bacteria nutrients nitrogen and phosphorous metals oxygen demand and solids A Read More Powering Moores Creek with Renewable Energy Posted by tkent rivanna org on Oct 7 2015 in Blog Featured Stewardship Part of the anaerobic digestion of biosolids from our wastewater creates renewable energy for us on site in the form of methane gas On average Rivanna produces 32 725 000 cu ft of methane each year that is captured for use at our Moores Creek Water Resource Recovery facility A cogenerator burns the gas and produces electrical power that can be distributed within the facility s internal grid thereby reducing the amount of external

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