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  • Current Reservoir Levels | Rivanna Authorities
    Recycling and Waste Disposal McIntire Recycling Center Ivy 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 Current Reservoir Levels Current Reservoir Levels Click here for the Daily Water Report 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 20pm Sat 9 30am 5 20pm Sun

    Original URL path: http://www.rivanna.org/current-reservoir-levels/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Event Calendar | Rivanna Authorities
    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 Event Calendar Event Calendar Business Hours Office

    Original URL path: http://www.rivanna.org/event-calendar/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Rivanna At A Glance | Rivanna Authorities
    Creek WATERSHED AREA New Ragged Mountain 1 8 sq miles Sugar Hollow 17 5 sq miles South Fork Rivanna 259 1 sq miles WATER STORAGE CAPACITY 10 2 Million Gallons MG in Tanks 3 3 Billion Gallons in Reservoirs WATER PROVIDED PER DAY 9 6 MG average in urban water system MAXIMUM DAILY DEMAND in 2015 12 2 MGD on 9 8 2015 MOORES CREEK ADVANCED WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT 80 Acres in the Belmont area WASTEWATER TREATED PER DAY 10 1 MGD MAXIMUM WASTEWATER TREATED PER DAY in 2015 30 7 MGD on 4 20 2015 LAB TESTS 7 700 analyses our lab completes to ensure the quality of water ACSA City receives comply with federal state guidelines MANHOLES 704 MILES OF WATER LINES 67 MILES RENEWABLE ENERGY 33 million cubic feet of methane annually TONS OF BIOSOLIDS 12 500 tons converted to useable compost annually COMMUNITY PROJECTS New Ragged Mountain Dam New Rivanna Pump Station Odor Control Project Schenks Greenway Drinking Water Upgrades Granular Activated Carbon ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP INITIATIVES Renewable Energy Tree Planting Franklins Street Wetlands Project Watershed Protection Groundwater Remediation AWARDS Best Major Construction Award Virginia Lakes and Watershed Association 2015 Ragged Mountain Dam Honor Award for Engineering Excellence American Council of Engineering Companies ACEC of Virginia 2015 APWA Award for Ragged Mountain Dam Mid Atlantic Chapter of the American Public Works Association 2015 Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Government Finance Officers Association 2010 2014 2000 National Rehabilitation Project of the Year for exemplifying leadership and high professional standars for the rehabilation of the Sugar Hollow Dam Association of State Dam Safety Officials 2000 Ten year Membership Recognition Water Environmental Research Foundation 2002 2012 Certificate of Achievement Exemplary Environmental Enterprise E3 program Virginia Environmental Excellence Program 2008 George W Burke Jr Facility Safety Award

    Original URL path: http://www.rivanna.org/rivanna-at-a-glance/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Contact Us | Rivanna Authorities
    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 Contact Us Contact Us Want to receive updates on one of our projects Want to schedule a group tour of the plant from one of our helpful staff members Have you seen something in the watershed of concern Or just have a general question We want to hear from you Contact Form Your Name Email Address Comment Consideration or Suggestion I am interested in signing up for the following email notifications Household Hazardous Waste announcement fall spring RWSA RSWA Board Meeting Notifications Rivanna Pump Station Project Odor Control Project Scheduling a group tour If you would like to log an odor complaint click here Phone number 434 977 2970 Business Hours Office Mon Fri 7 30am 4 30pm McIntire Recycling Hours Wed Fri 8 30am

    Original URL path: http://www.rivanna.org/who-we-are/contact-us/ (2016-05-01)
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  • McIntire’s Composting Pilot Continues | Rivanna Authorities
    Blog Board Meetings The Daily Water Report Event Calendar Rivanna At A Glance Contact Us Home Recycling McIntire s Composting Pilot Continues McIntire s Composting Pilot Continues Posted on Apr 29 2016 in Recycling food waste Good news for area composters Composting will not ending this Sunday but will continue for the remainder of the calendar year The RSWA board voted unanimously on Tuesday to extend the composting pilot program through the end of 2016 The topic will come to the RSWA board again in August where data will be shared and a larger discussion about the future of the program will ensue Between January 6th and April 1st the pilot program collected a total of 2 92 tons of food waste averaging about a ton of food waste per month Rivanna s Solid Waste staff will continue to collect data input from citizens and look for cost savings opportunities before the RSWA board revisits this topic 55 comments were collected from the McIntire kiosk from January through April 15th overwhelmingly positive One community member stated Thanks for doing this I ve been waiting twelve years The program is especially popular for townhome condominium and apartment dwellers or for citizens that have varmint problems with their home compost The annual survey conducted in April showed that the County City breakdown was about 65 35 Citizens are encouraged to take advantage of the program now while it lasts For more information check out our composting page Please write to info rivanna org or your City Council or County Board of Supervisors depending on where you live 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

    Original URL path: http://www.rivanna.org/2016/04/29/rivannas-composting-pilot-continues/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Spring HHW and Amnesty Bulky Waste Days Are Here! | Rivanna Authorities
    Report Event Calendar Rivanna At A Glance Contact Us Home Blog Spring HHW and Amnesty Bulky Waste Days Are Here Spring HHW and Amnesty Bulky Waste Days Are Here Posted on Mar 30 2016 in Blog Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Springtime is here which means many of us are cleaning our nests garages of those harmful products like pesticides paint and other chemicals that are not safe for our trash cans So twice a year Rivanna Solid Waste Authority hosts Commercial and Household Hazardous Waste Days along with Amnesty Days for large items like mattresses and appliances We hope you take advantage of this opportunity to keep our environment safe and clean Household Hazardous Waste Days Friday April 1 2016 2 00 pm to 6 00 pm Saturday April 2 2016 9 00 am to 2 00 pm Find out the Household Hazardous Waste ACCEPTED ITEMS here Amnesty Days at Ivy Material Utilization Center Saturdays throughout April 2016 8 30 am 4 00 pm The next special collection will be held at the Ivy Material Utilization Center on the following Saturday dates Amnesty Item Collection Date Furniture Mattresses April 9 2016 Appliances April 16 2016 Tires April 23 2016 Service is available to Albemarle County and Charlottesville residents only Normal tipping fees will be charged to residents for all non amnesty items brought on these days Also please note the Ivy facility will accept all above items during normal operation Contact RSWA 295 3306 regarding tipping fees for the above items If these times do not work for your schedule we will host another round in the fall of 2016 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

    Original URL path: http://www.rivanna.org/2016/03/30/spring-hhw-and-amnesty-bulky-waste-days-are-here/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Lead in Drinking Water | Rivanna Authorities
    water has recently been the topic in the national and local news We wish to assure our customers and the community that RWSA ACSA and the City are committed to providing safe high quality water Protecting public health is a core part of what we do and so we work closely with each other the Virginia Department of Health the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and even national research foundations We have an exceptional track record of providing reliable top quality water that meets or does better than all federal and state standards for public health including lead and copper testing Additionally the City ACSA and RWSA Utilize high quality and consistent sources for our drinking water Conduct sampling of customers drinking water in accordance with the requirements of the federal Lead and Copper Rule Maintain corrosion control corrosion inhibitor coats the inside of pipes to lessen any potential corrosion Deliver water to your home or business in distribution pipes that are free of lead Although our water system delivers clean safe water to our customers homes and businesses in lead free distribution lines customer owned service lines and plumbing fixtures may contain lead materials Our robust corrosion control practice minimizes the risk that lead from plumbing would leach into the water Therefore if a homeowner wishes to test his her water for lead we recommend the use of a certified private laboratory and that the homeowner follow the detailed collection instructions provided by the laboratory There is one private certified lab in Charlottesville Aqua Air Laboratories one in Culpeper Environmental Systems Service Ltd and several in the Richmond area If you have any further questions please feel free to contact RWSA Tom Frederick Executive Director tfrederick rivanna org ACSA Tim Brown Environmental Compliance tbrown serviceauthority org City Lauren Hildebrand

    Original URL path: http://www.rivanna.org/2016/02/10/lead-in-drinking-water/ (2016-05-01)
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  • An artist’s look at wastewater | Rivanna Authorities
    in which the headline star was none other than the substance we handle every day 24 7 wastewater Victoria Fort one of our civil engineers had heard about the exhibit from a friend who jokingly said You work at the poop plant This is right up your alley And gave her a copy of the Cville Weekly article We prefer the term Advanced Water Resource Recovery facility but that s for another blog So a handful of us Tom Frederick Dr Rich Gullick Victoria Fort Katherine Karaffa and Teri Kent list from photo decided to make the five minute trek up and over the hill from our Moores Creek facility to Second Street to see what the hubbub was all about Honestly we didn t know what to expect to see As we entered the room we were surprised and mesmerized by the beautiful images floating across the screen Nay transfixed Black gray and white patterns colorful clouds rhythmic movements A soothing calm came over all of us as we watched in fascination The curator told us the story of how Jason had visited the wastewater facility and was captivated by the beauty of both the infrastructure and the biology of each step of the process He looked beyond the surface of our 9 to 5 and found the beauty in it We were captivated Warren explained that Jason in his artists talks was telling people about the various processes that dirty water has to go through to become clean enough to return to the river A wave of appreciation came over me that Jason had been out there doing my job for me connecting people to this most precious resource In a different creative interesting and soothing way Water in any form has a special meaning to all of

    Original URL path: http://www.rivanna.org/2016/02/08/an-artists-look-at-wastewater/ (2016-05-01)
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