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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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Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Wellsville area customers

April 18, 2018

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Wellsville located in Franklin County.  This advisory also impacted a few customers of Franklin County RWD #1 located east of Hwy K-33 on Thomas and Wyoming Roads.

The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure in the system.  Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.

Public water suppliers in Kansas take all measures necessary to notify customers quickly after a system failure or shutdown.  Regardless of whether it's the supplier or KDHE that announces a boil water advisory, KDHE will issue the rescind...

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Educating our Children about Water

Educating our Children about Water

April 01, 2018

Valuing and protecting our natural resources is more than just a nice idea; it’s a global necessity. And one crucial way of ensuring a future in which every child has clean water to drink is by teaching those children to conserve and care for our resources— right now. The folks at Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) are committed to doing exactly that. They “envision a world in which action-oriented education enables every child to understand and value water, ensuring a sustainable future.” Project WET is working hard to “develop and deliver the world's best water education resources, organize special water events, manage a worldwide network of local implementing partners and advocate for the role of water education in solving the world's most pressing water issues.”  Project WET

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