BREAKING NEWS: Effective Wed March 18, 2020 and until further notice, The RWD 3 Office Will Be Closed to the Public Due to the COVID-19 Virus. You may leave payments in our black drop box located outside the office, or you may pay your bill online thru our website at jacksonrwd3. Or you can mail us your payment thru the regular postal mail. If you are concerned about leaving cash in the drop box, you may go to the bank and get a cashiers check or money order and leave that in our drop box. We have had our drop box in place for many years and always received payments thru it with no problems. But it is your decision how you chose to pay us. Please note that All Water Bills are still due and payable during this virus pandemic time. You may call into the office at 364-3056 to inquire about your balance due or your account number for paying your bill online. But no one will be allowed in the office building itself to make payments until futher notice. Again you can call us with any questions at 364-3056. As of now the office will be staffed our regular business hours of Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to answer your phone calls as long as our staff remain healthy and can come to work. If we don't answer leave us a message on the machine and we will get back to you when we can. Thank you for your time and your cooperation and patience as we all weather this uncertain virus situation together.
Brenda L. Adkins, General Manager
Jackson County, Kansas - Rural Water District No. 3 is a non-profit quasi municaplity. We have eight water towers in our district with a combined storage of 2,350,000 gallons of water. We have over 510 miles of pipeline in the ground and presently 1,927 water customers throughout five counties, six cities, and the entire Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reservation area. RWD #3 has ground water sources from seven wells, and our primary source of water is from the Banner Creek Lake, located west of Holton. We also have water connections established as back up water supplies with Nemaha RWD # 4, and Jackson County RWD # 1. RWD #3 and the City of Holton are joint equal partners in Public Wholesale No. 18. We sell between 12-19 million gallons each month to all of our customers combined.