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Level 1 Drought Declaration

October 28, 2019 – Our local water system has continued to have an abundant and consistent supply from the Ocmulgee River during the drought of this past summer and early autumn. Still, we are thankful for the rains received over the last ten days and count our blessings for the mighty river that supplies Butts […]

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August Board Meeting Rescheduled

August 19, 2019 – Our regular monthly meeting has been rescheduled from August 20th to August 27th.  The meeting will start at 5:30 p.m.

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Minor Sewer Line Break at Riverview Business Park

August 6, 2019 –  A contractor working at a new business in the Riverview Business Park accidentally hit one of the Authority’s sewer force mains on August 5, 2019. Between 5,000 and 10,000 gallons of wastewater from the Ready Pac salad plant escaped from the sewer line and flowed into a small tributary stream that […]

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Regular Meetings Moved to Third Tuesday

May 22, 2019 – Beginning June 18, 2019, the Authority’s regular board meetings will now be held on the third Tuesday of each month.  We will still start the meeting at 5:30 p.m. and meet in our conference room at 111 North Oak Street off the Square.

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May Board Meeting Date Changed

The May 2019 Water Authority board meeting has been changed from May 14th to May 21st.  This is to ensure that a quorum of appointed board members will be able to attend the meeting.  (Water Authority meetings are normally held on the second Tuesday of each month.)

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April Board Meeting Date Changed

March 13, 2019 – The Authority’s next regular board meeting will be held on April 16, 2019, rather than April 9th.  Monthly meetings are normally held on the second Tuesday of the month.  The date was extended a week to give staff more time to complete financial and project reports.

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Sewer Extension Contract Awarded

March 12, 2019 – The Authority’s board of directors awarded a contract for sewer extension on Hwy. 16 West running from Jackson Road to near the Spalding County line.  Pyles Plumbing and Utility Contractors received the bid award in the amount of $216,410.  This was the low bid of  six received.  The Authority is also […]

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Lake Pines Water Main Break

March 10, 2019, 11:30 a.m. – We have a broken main on Lake Pines Circle.  Water is currently off on Lake Pines, Rufus Adams, and the smaller roads off those main roads.  It should be repaired by 3 p.m.

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Yellow Water Creek Bridge Project on Hwy 36 E

February 18, 2019 – Customers in the Hwy. 36 E/Stark Road/Biles Road area: We are having to isolate our water main at the Yellow Water Creek Bridge for the DOT project there. You might experience some discolored water when the direction of flow changes this week. Please call us at 770-775-0042 if you have any […]

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Filming on the Square – November 29th

November 27, 2018 – A film crew will be working near our office on the Square in Jackson on Thursday, November 28th during the hours of 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.  The Water Authority will remain open and we have been assured that any delays to our customers will be brief.

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