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News of interested for Georgia Rural Water Association and our customers.
February 8, 2017 - 01:35:13 PM

Water Loss Technical Assistance Program

The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) invites eligible Georgia water systems to apply for a fourth round, Phase IIc, of water loss technical assistance from the federal Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. Eligible water systems include:
May 28, 2016 - 09:16:32 AM

SERVLINE - Water Loss Adjustment and Service Line Protection

Benefits For Your Utility and Your Customers On Water Loss / Leak Adjustments And Protection For Water & Sewer Service Lines
January 3, 2017 - 10:32:35 AM

Drought Response Report Due January 10, 2017

Water Systems at a Drought Response Level of 2 or above have a monthly reporting requirement, with monthly reports due by the 10th of each month. The first monthly report is due January 10, 2017. An interim monthly reporting form is now available on EPD's website:

https://epd.georgia.gov/water-conservation

November 8, 2016 - 08:21:15 AM

Message from GA EPD on Drought Response

September 15, 2016 - 01:12:15 PM

Georgia EPD Declares Level 1 Drought Response, Encourages Water Conservation

Persistent dry conditions have prompted the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) to declare a Level 1 Drought Response in 53 counties. A Level 1 Drought Response declaration means local water utilities in the affected counties will be required to begin a public information campaign to help citizens better understand drought, its impact on water supplies and the need for water conservation.