Community Water System is proud to serve the water needs of north central Arkansas. Utilizing Greers Ferry Lake as its source water, the system began supplying water to approximately 1500 customers in Greers Ferry, Higden, Edgemont and Fairfield Bay in 1970. From those humble beginnings, Community Water System continued to grow and currently supplies water to approximately 6470 retail water users and 10 wholesale users located in portions of Van Buren, Cleburne, Faulkner and Stone Counties Arkansas. This represents a service area of greater than 200 square miles with a population served of approximately 70,000.
Community Water System prides itself on supplying high quality water with the least interruptions possible. This is accomplished by utilizing the best technology in water treatment, transmission and control. The technology is complemented by a highly skilled workforce commitment to continuous improvement. Community Water System will continue to be a leader in the water industry while providing our customers the best water available anywhere.
Fairfield Bay’s Hippe Recycle and Education Center is open six days a week and manned by resident volunteers. Since 2007, local residents have recycled 2.7 million pounds of materials despite no curbside pick-up. And in 2013, with just a little grant money and a lot of volunteer effort, the city added an educational gazebo to its recycling center.
The Arkansas Recycling Coalition (ARC) held its annual awards presentation at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, Eureka Springs, AR, on September 30. The presentation took place during the Arkansas Recycling Coalition’s 24th Annual Conference & Trade Show. Each year this educational event attracts approximately 300 reduce, reuse, recycle, and sustainability professionals from around the state and nation.
The Fairfield Bay HIPPE Recycling Center, located in Fairfield Bay, was the recipient of ARC’s 2014 Recycling Education Program of the Year award. The Recycling Education Program of the Year award honors an agency that has made a significant contribution to the advancement of waste reduction, recycling, and sustainability in their community.
Since our founding, we’ve worked with numerous clients throughout the area. Great service begins and ends with experienced and friendly professionals, which is why we put so much consideration into selecting only the best to join our team. We complete projects efficiently and on schedule, and go above and beyond to form lasting relationships with our clients.