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Boil Water Notice Lifted

Posted on: December 29th, 2022

December 29, 2022 The water system has been restored to full operation and the microbiological quality of the water has been determined to be safe for consumption. A boil water advisory was issued Monday as a precaution because a water source pressure level dropped below 20 psi due to multiple service line breaks within Butts […]

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Boil Water Notice

Posted on: December 26th, 2022

December 28, 2022 – 10:40am The water system is completely full. Crews are collecting bacteria samples to confirm that your water is bacteria free before you can begin using it without boiling it first. The results will be ready tomorrow. December 27, 2022 – 2:15pm Multiple water service line breaks found within the City of […]

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Emergency – Extreme Weather Conditions

Posted on: December 26th, 2022

December 26, 2022 – Due to service line breaks related to frigid temperatures, Butts County Residents may experience a loss in water pressure and discolored water throughout the county. Our crew is working to have these issues resolved as soon as possible.

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Spalding County Fire Hydrant Repair

Posted on: November 8th, 2022

November 08, 2022 – Spalding County is currently repairing a damaged fire hydrant on High Falls Road. Water is currently off on Chappell Mill, Fenner, and Brushy Creek Subdivision. It should be repaired soon.

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Water & Sewer Rates to Increase by 14%

Posted on: October 27th, 2022

October 27, 2022 – The Authority’s board of directors approved an across the board increase in water and sewer rates of fourteen-percent.  The new rates will become effective for bills sent out December 1st.  For an average customer using 5,000 gallons of water, the monthly bill will increase from $29.50 to 33.50.  This is the […]

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Sewage Spill at Truck Stop Way Lift Station

Posted on: October 8th, 2021

On October 07, 2021 around 4:00 p.m. The propellers and axels inside of the submersible pump at the truck stop lift station disassembled. An estimated 50,000 gallons of wastewater, most used to clean lettuce leaked into Brushy Creek and possibly High Falls Lake. Sewer plant manager Andre Thomas, does not think the spill would cause […]

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Septage Receiving Services

Posted on: April 30th, 2021

Great News! Reve Solutions is opened for business at the Authority’s Bucksnort Ranch. The address is 788 Colwell Rd, Jackson, GA 30233. Operations are typically conducted Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

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Level 1 Drought Declaration

Posted on: October 30th, 2019

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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Regular Meetings Moved to Third Tuesday

Posted on: October 25th, 2019

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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Minor Sewer Line Break at Riverview Business Park

Posted on: October 25th, 2019

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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