A Citizen’s Guide to Activated Carbon Treatment

News, Water Department

What is activated carbon treatment? Activated carbon is a material used to filter harmful chemicals from polluted air and water. It looks like tiny granules of black sand. As polluted water or air flows through an activated carbon filter, chemicals sorb or stick to the surface and within the pores of the granules. Most tap water filters and fish tank …

Fire Hydrant Flushing Schedule For Spring 2017 Announced

Water Department

Beginning Monday, April 17, Martinsville Water Utility staff will begin flushing fire hydrants and will continue doing so through Monday May 8, with flushing happening from 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. according to the following schedule. WEEK OF APRIL 17 – 21 Monday, April 17 1500 Blue Bluff Road to 59 East Blaine Street; entire area of Main Street; East …

Kohl Names Manley And Tincher To Lead Water, Sanitation Departments

Mayor's Office, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Water Department

In a cost-saving measure, Mayor-Elect Shannon Kohl is restructuring the City’s utility departments, appointing Scotty Manley and Dallas Tincher to serve as department assistants for Water and Sanitation, with both department heads reporting to the yet-to- be-named Director of Public Works. A Street Department assistant will be named in the near future who also will report to the DPW. “I’m …