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Albemarle water authority skeptical of expenditures on odor control

Members of the Albemarle County Service Authority have expressed concern about spending additional money to contain odor that emanates from the Moores Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. “We shouldn’t entertain a bigger project on odor control,” said Richard Carter, who represents the Jack Jouett District on the ACSA Board of Directors. A majority of members also […]

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Woolen Mills residents talk odor control, traffic calming

The future of the city’s Woolen Mills neighborhood took center stage Thursday at the latest Charlottesville City Council town hall meeting. “People have been living in this neighborhood for thousands of years,” said Bill Emory, a community activist and former planning commissioner. “But often we are in the center of the crosshairs.” Emory said his […]

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Action delayed on odor control, dredging

The Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority has deferred action on wastewater odor controls and dredging the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir because two of its Charlottesville representatives were not present at a meeting Tuesday. The RWSA board was expected to vote on spending more than $200,000 to pay a firm to develop blueprints for the next […]

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Council wants dredging money transferred to odor-control projects

The Charlottesville City Council wants to use money set aside to dredge the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir to increase odor controls at the Moores Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. “I would encourage everybody who doesn’t understand the real urgency of this issue to spend one night in Belmont,” said Councilor Dave Norris. “The stench is nauseating.” […]