Welcome to the Official Website of Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District

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.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

Our office lobby is open. We strongly encourage everyone to practice social distancing while waiting in line. Ensuring our staff and customers' health is of utmost concern. We offer may remote payment and service options that can be found on this website. Our drive-thru and 24hr drop box options are available also. 

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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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Hello August...It's Really Hot Out There

Hello August...It's Really Hot Out There

August 01, 2022

Raise your hand if you are surviving a heat wave!

We have made it to the peak of our summer months and the peak of summer pests.

It takes some serious skill to keep the bugs at bay and the lawn looking fresh this time of year.

And to be honest, with school starting back-up and a change of seasons on the horizon, no one is particularly interested in spending their extra-time on extensive lawncare routines.

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