Water supply

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Charlottesville-Albemarle's water supply is provided publicly by the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (the "RWSA") or privately through wells and other groundwater sources.

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RWSA

Main article: Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority

The RWSA is a wholesale agency with only two customers: the Charlottesville Water and Sewer Division and the Albemarle County Service Authority, agencies that serve individual retail customers. These operate and administer the water supply from the following resources:

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Reservoirs

Water for Charlottesville and its urban ring comes from:

Additionally, the Beaver Creek Reservoir, formed by the Garnett Dam on Beaver Creek, supplies water for Crozet.

Wastewater

Community Water Supply Plan

Main article: Community Water Supply Plan

The actions of the RWSA and are guided by the Community Water Supply Plan, which must be endorsed by local governments.

History

In June 1948, The Albemarle County Medical Society recommended that flourine be added to the water supply. [1]

Referenes

  1. Web. Adding Flourine To Water Supply Urged, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, June 14, 1950, retrieved November 4, 2017 from University of Virginia Library. Print. June 4, 1948 page 3.

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