Water Utility Office Announces Saturday Hours

News, Water Department

MARTINSVILLE – The City of Martinsville has announced that the Water Utility Office drive-up window is now open on Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  Those persons who wish to pay their water utility bills in person, or call the office, but unable to make it to the office during weekday office hours, may now do so on Saturdays …

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 …