Wastewater refers to any water that needs cleaned after us. It includes waste from dish-washing, laundry, bath and showers, toilets, commercial and industrial users and countless other sources.
No, these are storm water drains, not sanitary sewer lines. They lead to the creeks and streams throughout the county.
The most common cause of “sewer gas” odor in basements is due to improperly maintained floor drains. The floor drains in the basements are designed to “trap” the hydrogen sulfide gas in the sewer and away from your basement. How to remedy the problem-locate all of the floor drains in your basement. Pour at least one quart of water in each floor drain on a weekly basis.
You need to call 706-216-2497 or 706-216-6168 or the emergency number 706-344-3636.
For a lift station that has a flashing red light or an alarm bell sounding, please call 706-216-2497 or 706-216-6168.
When oil or grease is discharged into a sewer system, they will solidify and, after a while, they can build up and plugs drain lines in your building or complex. They can also plug sewer lines owned by the Authority, thus increasing the maintenance cost to the Authority. Plugged sewers can cause flooding of nearby private homes and businesses.
FAQ’s about the Toilet Rebate Program