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Drought Update: Drought warning restrictions are NOT IN EFFECT for the City of Charlottesville

Currently due to COVID-19 all in person events the Water Conservation Program was planning on attending are canceled or postponed.

2022 Fix a Leak Events

All Fix a Leak related events are FREE and open to the residents of the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County.  All Fix a Leak related events start on March 14th and end on May 1st.  You can see all the detailed information around the Fix a Leak Campaign on our Fix a Leak page (LINK).

  • Home Scavenger Hunt: Put on your detective hat and help us find and fix leaks in your home by going on your own home scavenger hunt! Complete the worksheet (front and back if you are using the PDF) and submit your answers by May 1st to be entered to win special PRIZES!
  • Virtual Fix a Leak Family 5K:You can't have Fix a Leak Events without a running toilet! Help us stop the running toilet by participating in our Virtual Fix a Leak Family 5K! Registration is FREE and open to City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County Service Authority residents. Participants that register and submit their results by May 1st will be eligible for special prizes!
  • Rivanna RiverFest: Come celebrate and experience your river on May 1st at Rivanna River Company. There will be a River Race (registration required), music, food, and community partners to help connect you to our River. Go to the event webpage for full list of activities and details:

2020 Water Conservation Program Highlight Report (PDF)

Check out some of our program's great successes in 2020! We could not have done it without the Charlottesville's community help and support to save water. 

 Need some ideas on how to save water this year? Make Water Saving Part of your Future in 2022 with this handy checklist (PDF)!

If you are interested in having the Charlottesville Water Conservation Program at your local virtual event or meeting , or if you are looking for water saving resources for a community group please contact us using our Contact Us Form.