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

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Conservation Tips

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New Operator

February 05, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Tom Wilson to fill the Operator position vacated by Bob McClay.  Tom most recently worked for the City of Lawrence as a utilities operations field supervisor working with both water and wastewater.  He also brings experience from other trades including electrical, plumbing and controls.  He will complete his small systems operator certification requirements under the supervision of Keith McAdoo.  

Tom, his wife, Carrie, and their two children live in our District outside of Wellsville.

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Winter Weather Woes

Winter Weather Woes

February 01, 2019

This winter has brought more winter weather woes than usual, as the polar vortex has hit North America, bringing with it record-breaking cold. The past week has seen the coldest weather in a generation. Schools have been called off, businesses are closed, flights are cancelled, the US Postal Service has suspended service in some states, and thousands of homes have been without power. Chicago has been colder than Mt. Everest base camp. The U.S. Midwest has had lower temperatures than the South Pole. This is dangerously cold. 

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