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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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:



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.


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.


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