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Our Mission

At the Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

LIHWAP is a temporary emergency program that will help eligible households and
families afford water and wastewater services, providing a one-time payment for eligible
low-income households paid directly to the utility company. LIHWAP runs through
September 2023 or until the funds are exhausted. For more details, visit: [LIHWAP] or contact your local county Department of Social Services.

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Public Awareness Notice Unidirectional Flushing Exercise

February 23, 2022

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District will be conducting a unidirectional hydrant flushing exercise beginning March 2nd throughout the City of Roanoke Rapids and Town of Gaston. Unidirectional flushing is a systematic and controlled flushing program used to remove sediments and old water and to help maintain chlorine residuals throughout the system. Flushing improves the overall quality of water in the distribution system and assists in the overall system maintenance. This exercise may generate brief instances of discolored water, and if you notice discolored water, run the cold water tap a few minutes until clear before using your washing machine, water heater, or preparing food. Outdoor...

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Welcome to Winter - Are Your Pipes Ready?

Welcome to Winter - Are Your Pipes Ready?

January 03, 2023

Can you flush your toilet if your pipes are frozen? ...Talk about questions you “wish” you had asked!

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is that wonderful time of year when the worst of winter is looming upon us. And the Farmer’s Almanac has been warning us that the winter of 2023 will be both long and cold. So, we ask you… are your pipes ready? 

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