Welcome to the Official Website of Franklin County Rural Water District 1

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.

Bill Payment Options

Looking for the most convenient way to pay your bill? We offer a wide variety of payment options to our customers. Simply choose the option that best suits your needs... Learn more...

Conservation Tips

There are a number of easy ways to save water, and they all start with you. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills. Here are just a few ways...Conservation Tips...

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February 15, 2024

REMINDER:  The annual meeting of participating members of Rural Water District #1, Franklin County, Kansas, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at the District Office, 107 E 2nd Street, Ottawa.  The purpose of the annual meeting is to elect three (3) directors to serve three-year terms on the Board of Directors, to present the operating budget for 2024, and to transact any business presented at the meeting.

The February Board of Directors meeting will immediately follow the annual membership meeting.

DIRECTORS AND 2024 BOARD ELECTION:  The present Board of Directors (year term expires) are:  David Alderman (2025), Gary Clark (2026), Larry Endecott (2024), Keith...

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April Showers Bring May Flowers...

April Showers Bring May Flowers...

April 02, 2024

Gardening is an excellent skillset and teaching tool. In any form, gardening teaches patience, self-confidence, pride of ownership, responsibility, math and planning skills, and many others. Most importantly, gardening teaches (anyone of all ages) resilience.

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