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Our Mission

At Franklin County Rural Water District 1, 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.

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WHY DOES OUR WATER TASTE/SMELL LIKE CHLORINE?

June 22, 2022

NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS:  Beginning in mid-July Miami County Rural Water District #2 (one of our major water sources) will be turning off their ammonia feed system which will in turn switch our water supply from Chloramines (Combined Chlorine) to Free Chlorine for what we lovingly refer to as our "Annual Burnout."  This burnout is only planned to last a couple weeks and will be noticed by some as a stronger chlorine smell and/or taste in their tap water.  It is still VERY safe to drink and use in your normal daily usage and sonsumption.

WHY IN THE WORLD DO YOU DO THAT?  In short, the water plants from which we purchase water typically feed both Chlorine and Ammonia which forms Chloramines,...

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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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