Established in 1976, the BRWA is a nonprofit Uxbridge organization that funds its programs with donations, grants and memberships.
Another accomplishment of the BRWA is its Watershed and Us program.
And what does the BRWA find to be the solution to the problem?
After the cleanup, volunteers will meet at River Bend Farm Visitor Center in Uxbridge for pizza and drinks, provided by the BRWA
and local businesses.
monitors water quality at several points along the river, too.
president Dona Neely, Greenway Challenge Committee Chairman Charlie Thompson, River Bend Farm Visitor Center Manager Cal Stegemoen, BRWA
board member Bill Dausey, volunteer Sandy Neely and board member Tamara Heiselmeyer.
The BRWA board decided on the contract that has been under discussions since early this year to split the construction cost, capacity, and operation cost and control of a plant to be built in Moneta, as per to BRWA Executive Director Brian Key.
Key said that the BRWA has served the WVWA for years so it can provide water for Franklin County where it is expanding service.
Key said that the Department of Environmental Quality permit to draw water from Smith Mountain Lake still will have the BRWA s name on it.
That cost-share may assist the BRWA build the lines to serve Bedford and Forest.
Neeland is an active member of the BRWA
board and served as vice president for almost 30 years.
Longo also serves on the BRWA
board of directors and has been involved in annual water-quality testing for several years.