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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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What's In My Pit?

January 23, 2020

An Explanation of our new water meters.

In December 2019 Franklin County Rural Water District #1 began replacing all of the water meters in our system.  The old meters had run their life and warranty expectancy and were in need of a change out.  We decided to upgrade our system in multiple ways while updating meters.  A newer technology was selected that uses ultrasonic signals to measure water flow instead of a rotating propeller system.  The benefits are that there are no moving parts to wear out in the solid-state system and the new meters are more accurate.  Along with the increased accuracy, these meters are smarter.  They tell us the temperature (degrees Fahrenheit) of the meter...

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Are you drinking enough water this winter?

Are you drinking enough water this winter?

February 01, 2020

Chapped lips? Dry skin? Headaches? Nosebleeds? Dry cough? Fatigue?

These are all signs that you might not be getting enough water this winter. In the summer, when you’re hot and sweaty, your body keeps reminding you that you’re thirsty and NEED water. But in the winter, when you’re cold and shivering, it’s all-too-easy to neglect hydration. Your body doesn’t feel as thirsty, and it’s much harder to recognize that you haven’t been drinking much water. That’s why you have to consciously remember to drink enough water in the winter, when the air is dry and the heater is working overtime.

Drinking more water can help. Read on . . .

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