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The Yadkin Valley Sewer Authority is located at 500 NC Hwy 268 W in Elkin, North Carolina.

Protect our Sewers and Environment.

The toilet is only meant to flush the three P's - pee, poop and paper. Know What 2 Flush.
  • In Memory of Dr. Judith Wolfe

    The Board of Directors and the Staff of the Yadkin Valley Sewer Authority would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Board of Commissioners and Staff of the Town of Jonesville, and the family and friends of Councilwoman Judy Wolfe.

    You will remain in our thoughts and prayers.

    Photo courtesy of Troy Brooks, The Tribune

  • Latest News

    \"On Aug. 11th and throughout the year, we remind homeowners and professional contractors alike to call 811 before digging to help eliminate the risk of striking an underground utility line,\" said Louis Panzer, Executive Director for NC811, \"It really is the only way to know which utilities are buried in your area.\"
    The Yadkin Valley Sewer Authority (YVSA) held a meeting Tuesday morning to hold a public hearing for the 2016-2017 fiscal year budget as well as to discuss updates on projects and concerns in the system.
    NC811 reminds local residents to call 811 before all digging projects.
    Work continues on sewer improvement for the Pittsburgh Glass Works facility off CC Camp Road, and more funding has been secured to assist with that economic-development project.
  • Know What 2 Flush!

    The toilet is only meant to flush the three P’s—pee, poop and (toilet) paper. Human waste and toilet paper should be the only thing going down the toilet. Unfortunately, over the years, people have turned the toilet into a trash can. From medications and sanitary products to deceased pet fish and cigarette butts, if it fits, people flush it.

    Flushing these types of items down the toilet causes home pipes to clog, wastes water (up to 5 gallons of water every time you flush) and most importantly can have a huge impact on our sewers and not to mention our ocean.

    The toilet is not the only drain that people are using to get rid of unwanted waste; people are also known to use the kitchen sink as a trash can. Since the invention of the garbage disposal, which claims to grind even the hard stuff such as small bones and fruit peels, people have turned the sink drain into a common destination for kitchen waste. Again, as long as it fits, people throw it or pour it down the drain. Letting trash flow and go down the kitchen sink (or any other drain in the house) may cause pipes to clog and can eventually lead to sewage spills that harm the environment.

    The only other things that should be going down the drain are soap and water!

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