Water sanitation efforts began soon after the Industrial Revolution in Europe and America when cities experienced crowding.  Most American cities added sanitation systems between 1900 and 1935 to combat diseases like typhoid and cholera.  Over time, life expectancy increased for citizens living in cities with sanitation systems and the incidence of diseases decreased dramatically!

New Service:  (304) 683-4456

Experiencing problems: (304) 683-4505

Danny Barr


John Fanary

Board Member
Appointed:  2011
One thing I like about Sophia:  “It has a hometown feel and friendly people! Best Chinese food ever!  There are lots of destination businesses.”
What is unique to Sophia?:  “Home of Robert C. Byrd, the oldest and longest serving Senator and it has the last Boy Scout cabin built East of the Mississippi!”

Rob Gadbey

Board Member

Doug King


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