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Off the table: Four boards foreswear chloramines in water
Published on Jul 26th, 2012
6 comments Charlottesville's latest water controversy ended in unusual unanimity July 25 when the Board of Supervisors and City Council, plus the two water boards, rejected the use of chloramines in the...
Leaving O'Connell: Departing as Mgr to take water job
Published on Jan 28th, 2010
45 comments O'Connell has served another, more powerful water body, the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Gary O'Connell says that he will leave his job as Charlottesville City manager...
County water board gets new appointees
Published on Jan 7th, 2010
6 comments The Albemarle County Service Authority, which sells water to county customers, has two new members on its board. Marvin Hilton, a retired engineer, is new Supervisor Duane Snow's pick for the Samuel...
Departing Fern: Misses engineering, might affect plan
Published on Dec 3rd, 2009
11 comments Gary Fern, the director of the Albemarle County Service Authority, the body that provides tap water to Albemarle citizens, says he's leaving to take a position with an engineering firm. "I got to a...
Snap: Sleeving the leak
Published on Aug 28th, 2009
1 comments A geyser erupted Thursday afternoon when a contractor performing road-related drainage work inadvertently cut an old water main under the western edge of West Leigh Dive. Over a year ago, residents...
4X club: Rewarding thrift, County hits water hogs
Published on Jun 18th, 2009
5 comments John Martin embraces conservation-minded rates, but he still wants to build a giant new reservoir. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Albemarle County, which has been sending a message of seeking ever more...
Obama quip: Dredging stalls as racial debate rises
Published on May 7th, 2009
44 comments Wagner (left): "A dredging study for water supply only is an absolute waste of the rate-payers' money." FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Nobody disputes that the chair of the Albemarle County Service...
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