Our Mission

At Junaluska Sanitary District, we are committed to providing safe and clean water and sewer services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

Emergency / Outage Information

In case of an Emergency or you are experiencing an interuption in service due to a main line break please call our Emergency line 828-452-6600 (Please Do Not call 911). Please see "Emergency / Outage Info" section under Customer Service for details.

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Job Opening: Utility Technician

July 29, 2019

Job Description:

Responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing the water distribution and sewer collection systems.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work as a team member and reports to the Crew Supervisor
  • Inspects water and sewer systems daily
  • Assists ORC (Operator in Charge) in daily, weekly and monthly Quality testing
  • Reads Meters
  • Repairs leaks and provide system maintenance
  • On-call / Weekend duty once a month

Requirements and Preferred Knowledge:

  • Pass a Drug Test
  • Ability to operate light and heavy equipment
  • NC Driver’s License
    • Ability to obtain Commercial Driver’s License
  • At least 1 year experience in Water/Sewer Utility installation, maintenance and...

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Imagine a Day without Water

Imagine a Day without Water

October 01, 2019

Could you go a day without water? No water to drink or make coffee. No water to shower, brush your teeth, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Firefighters couldn't put out fires and farmers couldn't water their crops. 

We know that water is essential.  That’s why we want you to know about a nationwide educational effort called “Imagine a Day Without Water.” On October 23, the Value of Water Coalition is coordinating a national advocacy and educational event, Imagine a Day Without Waterto raise awareness about the most essential resource we have: Water.  Across the country, water agencies, mayors, engineers, contractors, business leaders, community members, schools, organizations, corporations, environmental advocates, and more are joining together to educate people about how water is essential, the challenges facing water and wastewater systems, and the need for investment.

Even though water is absolutely vital to everything we do, it too often is forgotten. Out of sight, out of mind. Many people take water service for granted. Clean, safe, reliable, and affordable water comes out of the tap and flows down the drain without a second thought. But the massive infrastructure, much of it underground, which brings water to homes and businesses, takes it away, and treats it, is aging. A water main breaks somewhere in the U.S. every two minutes. Most pipes have an average life expectancy of 50 years, but in many major cities, water pipes are more than 100 years old. Communities cannot afford to go a day without water if those systems reach their breaking points.

What is the message of Imagine a Day without Water? Keep reading . . . 

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