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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, 2023

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District will be conducting its annual unidirectional flushing exercise beginning March 1st 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 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 use...

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Winter is Here! Are You Ready?

Winter is Here! Are You Ready?

February 01, 2024

Winter can be a difficult season. Between the short days and unpredictable freezes, we battle icy roads, dehydration, power outages, and frozen pipes. Enjoy these safety and preparedness tips to stay safe all winter long!

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