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  • Flooding Solution Creates Opportunity for Park in Vine City - City of Atlanta, Watershed Management
    3200 Cell 678 502 9449 Press Release Flooding Solution Creates Opportunity for Park in Vine City ATLANTA The Department of Watershed Management along with the Department of Parks and Recreation Trust for Public Land and National Monuments Foundation hosted an open house at Mims Park to provide Vine City residents and community members with an overview of the park conceptual design and allow them to provide valued input yesterday The new 16 acre park will include a 10 million gallon retention pond that will store and treat stormwater runoff from surrounding areas to reduce localized flooding increase capacity relief and eliminate sewer spills The Trust for Public Land National Monument Foundation Department of Parks and Recreation and Department of Watershed Management are part of a team that is providing unprecedented leadership to get us across the finish line for a world class park Councilmember Ivory Lee Young Jr told the neighbors in attendance It is going to have a ripple effect that will impact the entire City The retention pond will be constructed in the park s low point that has historically flooded most notably in 2002 The system will separate stormwater from the combined system and direct it to the retention pond that will mimic a natural environment at a projected cost of 15 million Watershed Management anticipates that the park pond will be complete by June 2017 and will mirror that of the Old Fourth Ward Park This is a complex project and requires expertise from its team members Our job is to leverage this opportunity and ensure that the community gets the best park said Walt Ray Assistant Director of the Office of Park Design The remaining park amenities which include a peace column monuments of historic leaders and ideas from the community are scheduled to be

    Original URL path: http://www.atlantawatershed.org/newsroom/press-releases/flooding-solution-creates-opportunity-for-park-in-vine-city/?mobileFormat=false (2016-05-01)
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  • Blasting Begins for Major Atlanta Water Project - City of Atlanta, Watershed Management
    Ward Detention Pond South River Basin Sewer Replacement Project Peachtree Creek Capacity Relief Project Southeast Atlanta Green Infrastructure Water Main Replacement Sewer System Evaluation Survey Sewer System Rehabilitation Program Customer Service Download Atlanta Go App Water Sewer Rates Bill Pay Options More locations to serve you Additional Customer Service Locations Late Fee Establish Service Forms Bill Calculator Adjustment Dispute Answers For Customers Small Meter Audit Irrigation Meters Backflow Compliance Grease Management Care and Conserve Care and Conserve Grant Services Home Newsroom Press Releases Blasting Begins for Major Atlanta Water Project Blasting Begins for Major Atlanta Water Project 72 MARIETTA STREET 7TH FLOOR ATLANTA GEORGIA 30303 Kasim Reed Jo Ann J Macrina PE Mayor Commissioner Lillian Govus Director Communications Community Relations Office 404 546 3200 Cell 678 502 9449 Press Release Blasting Begins for Major Atlanta Water Project ATLANTA Next week Atlanta will take a big step forward in its plan to ensure the City s water sustainability for the next 100 years Beginning April 6 the Department of Watershed Management will begin blasting operations in preparation for the Water Supply Program a project designed to extend Atlanta s water reserve from the current three day supply to more than 30 days By comparison Washington D C only has a 36 hour backup supply of water The Water Supply Program represents a triple bottom line for Atlanta through employment opportunities environmental protection and economic development says Watershed Management Commissioner Jo Ann Macrina Mayor Kasim Reed recognized the need for reliable delivery of drinking water and redundant water storage in the event of a crisis Through Mayor Reed s vision this program will address Atlanta s goal of achieving a sustainable water infrastructure for future generations and flexibility in system operations Blasting operations are necessary prior to construction to create 400 foot

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  • Atlanta Develops Citywide Green Infrastructure Action Plan - City of Atlanta, Watershed Management
    serve you Additional Customer Service Locations Late Fee Establish Service Forms Bill Calculator Adjustment Dispute Answers For Customers Small Meter Audit Irrigation Meters Backflow Compliance Grease Management Care and Conserve Care and Conserve Grant Services Home Newsroom Press Releases Atlanta Develops Citywide Green Infrastructure Action Plan Atlanta Develops Citywide Green Infrastructure Action Plan 72 MARIETTA STREET 7TH FLOOR ATLANTA GEORGIA 30303 Kasim Reed Jo Ann J Macrina PE Mayor Commissioner Lillian Govus Director Communications Community Relations Office 404 546 3200 Cell 678 502 9449 Press Release Atlanta Develops Citywide Green Infrastructure Action Plan ATLANTA The City of Atlanta like many cities struggles with managing stormwater runoff that leads to flooding degraded water quality and property damage In response the Department of Watershed Management has developed the Green Infrastructure Strategic Action Plan to incorporate environmentally sound engineering best practices into stormwater management planning The City s goal is to reduce runoff by 225 million gallons annually The Green Infrastructure Strategic Action Plan aligns with Mayor Kasim Reed s goal of making Atlanta a top tier city in sustainability says Watershed Management Commissioner Jo Ann Macrina Under the plan we will better manage stormwater runoff through a cost effective grey and green

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  • Watershed Management Unveils Capital Improvement Program - City of Atlanta, Watershed Management
    Program Watershed Management Unveils Capital Improvement Program 72 MARIETTA STREET 7TH FLOOR ATLANTA GEORGIA 30303 Kasim Reed Jo Ann J Macrina PE Mayor Commissioner Lillian Govus Director Communications Community Relations Office 404 546 3200 Cell 678 502 9449 Press Release Watershed Management Unveils Capital Improvement Program ATLANTA This week the Atlanta City Council adopted an ordinance to amend new residential and commercial water meter fees based on the cost of installation and connections to the water system This measure ensures that Watershed Management charges the appropriate fee to cover costs to install water meters and residential customers are not subsidizing commercial developments The majority of residential single family homes will see a r As Atlanta continues to attract more residents and businesses maintaining our water and sewer infrastructure is critical for the city s future growth Today the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management released its Capital Improvement Program CIP plan designed to forecast system needs over a five year period The proposed fiscal year 2015 through fiscal year 2019 plan totals nearly 1 06 billion and identifies requirements for sustaining restoring and modernizing the facilities and infrastructure that support the water system wastewater system combined sewer control facilities and general maintenance and repair priorities in the Atlanta service area As leaders in the water industry the Department strives to deliver the highest level of service to ourcustomers and community using sustainable and efficient techniques said Commissioner Jo Ann Macrina This Capital Improvement Program allows Watershed Management officials to properly identify and prioritize departmental needs that will ensure clean safe drinking water and healthy communities for decades to come Watershed Management s near term capital program is highlighted by implementation of the Water Supply Program the most substantial water system investment since development of the Chattahoochee Water Treatment Plant

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  • City of Atlanta Adopts New Water Meter Installation Fees - City of Atlanta, Watershed Management
    Sewer Rates Bill Pay Options More locations to serve you Additional Customer Service Locations Late Fee Establish Service Forms Bill Calculator Adjustment Dispute Answers For Customers Small Meter Audit Irrigation Meters Backflow Compliance Grease Management Care and Conserve Care and Conserve Grant Services Home Newsroom Press Releases City of Atlanta Adopts New Water Meter Installation Fees City of Atlanta Adopts New Water Meter Installation Fees 72 MARIETTA STREET 7TH FLOOR ATLANTA GEORGIA 30303 Kasim Reed Jo Ann J Macrina PE Mayor Commissioner Lillian Govus Director Communications Community Relations Office 404 546 3200 Cell 678 502 9449 Press Release City of Atlanta Adopts New Water Meter Installation Fees ATLANTA This week the Atlanta City Council adopted an ordinance to amend new residential and commercial water meter fees based on the cost of installation and connections to the water system This measure ensures that Watershed Management charges the appropriate fee to cover costs to install water meters and residential customers are not subsidizing commercial developments The majority of residential single family homes will see a reduction in installation costs for three fourths and 1 inch meters Since the last revision of the city code in 2005 material and equipment costs have increased

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  • Water Quality Improvements Planned for Upper Proctor Creek Watershed - City of Atlanta, Watershed Management
    Relations Office 404 546 3200 Cell 678 502 9449 Press Release Water Quality Improvements Planned for Upper Proctor Creek Watershed Projects to aid stormwater management increase capacity and reduce spills ATLANTA Last year the City of Atlanta spent millions of dollars to replace damaged equipment at the Headworks of its largest wastewater treatment facility The Headworks represents the point of entry for wastewater from the City s 1 600 mile sewer system This week the Department of Watershed Management began blasting activities for the R M Clayton Water Reclamation Center Headwork Improvement Project The project will upgrade screening and grit removal units to alleviate adverse effects to the downstream wastewater treatment processes improve operational reliability and avoid violations of the City s wastewater discharge permit We have incurred a great deal of damage to our headworks equipment and spent 4 million to replace two centrifuges that were overcome by wipes in 2014 said Commissioner Jo Ann Macrina Investing more than 50 million to improve the first line of wastewater treatment is a part of our 1 billion Capital Improvement Program and will help ensure that the plant is functioning at its highest level while also protecting our fresh water sources To prepare for construction controlled blasting is necessary to remove granite rock Blasting at the plant located at 2440 Bolton Road NW will occur weekdays between 3 p m and 4 p m and is anticipated to last for approximately four months Over the next two years construction will include the addition of new bar screens to remove large debris new grit removal units to remove coarse sand gravel and other large inert materials and a back up grit system to provide additi The Department of Watershed Management has committed significant resources to improve water quality to the approximate 18

    Original URL path: http://www.atlantawatershed.org/newsroom/press-releases/water-quality-improvements-planned-for-upper-proctor-creek-watershed/?mobileFormat=false (2016-05-01)
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  • R.M. Clayton Headworks Improvement Project Underway - City of Atlanta, Watershed Management
    Service Download Atlanta Go App Water Sewer Rates Bill Pay Options More locations to serve you Additional Customer Service Locations Late Fee Establish Service Forms Bill Calculator Adjustment Dispute Answers For Customers Small Meter Audit Irrigation Meters Backflow Compliance Grease Management Care and Conserve Care and Conserve Grant Services Home Newsroom Press Releases R M Clayton Headworks Improvement Project Underway R M Clayton Headworks Improvement Project Underway 72 MARIETTA STREET 7TH FLOOR ATLANTA GEORGIA 30303 Kasim Reed Jo Ann J Macrina PE Mayor Commissioner Lillian Govus Director Communications Community Relations Office 404 546 3200 Cell 678 502 9449 Press Release R M Clayton Headworks Improvement Project Underway ATLANTA Last year the City of Atlanta spent millions of dollars to replace damaged equipment at the Headworks of its largest wastewater treatment facility The Headworks represents the point of entry for wastewater from the City s 1 600 mile sewer system This week the Department of Watershed Management began blasting activities for the R M Clayton Water Reclamation Center Headwork Improvement Project The project will upgrade screening and grit removal units to alleviate adverse effects to the downstream wastewater treatment processes improve operational reliability and avoid violations of the City s wastewater discharge permit We have incurred a great deal of damage to our headworks equipment and spent 4 million to replace two centrifuges that were overcome by wipes in 2014 said Commissioner Jo Ann Macrina Investing more than 50 million to improve the first line of wastewater treatment is a part of our 1 billion Capital Improvement Program and will help ensure that the plant is functioning at its highest level while also protecting our fresh water sources To prepare for construction controlled blasting is necessary to remove granite rock Blasting at the plant located at 2440 Bolton Road NW will

    Original URL path: http://www.atlantawatershed.org/newsroom/press-releases/rm-clayton-headworks-improvement-project-underway/?mobileFormat=false (2016-05-01)
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  • Watershed Management Asks You to “Fix-A-Leak” - City of Atlanta, Watershed Management
    Project Peachtree Creek Capacity Relief Project Southeast Atlanta Green Infrastructure Water Main Replacement Sewer System Evaluation Survey Sewer System Rehabilitation Program Customer Service Download Atlanta Go App Water Sewer Rates Bill Pay Options More locations to serve you Additional Customer Service Locations Late Fee Establish Service Forms Bill Calculator Adjustment Dispute Answers For Customers Small Meter Audit Irrigation Meters Backflow Compliance Grease Management Care and Conserve Care and Conserve Grant Services Home Newsroom Press Releases Watershed Management Asks You to Fix A Leak Watershed Management Asks You to Fix A Leak 72 MARIETTA STREET 7TH FLOOR ATLANTA GEORGIA 30303 Kasim Reed Jo Ann J Macrina PE Mayor Commissioner Lillian Govus Director Communications Community Relations Office 404 546 3200 Cell 678 502 9449 Press Release Watershed Management Asks You to Fix A Leak ATLANTA A leak that drips 100 drops a minute accounts for 432 gallons of water a month and 5 256 gallons lost annually A drip of 17 gallons a day equals 124 baths per year According to the U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA Americans waste nearly 1 trillion gallons of water annually from unrepaired household leaks Checking for leaks can save homeowners water and money The City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management suggests some simple steps to prevent leaks in your home during Fix A Leak Week Check for leaks in the toilet twist plumbing lines and replace old household fixtures Leaks can occur in toilets faucets showerheads plumbing garden hose and irrigation systems Watershed Management is committed to Mayor Kasim Reed s goal to encourage sustainability says Commissioner Jo Ann Macrina Small household leaks cause large water losses and higher costs so it is important to check your appliances year round This weekend Watershed Management will share the importance of preventative maintenance with the community

    Original URL path: http://www.atlantawatershed.org/newsroom/press-releases/watershed-management-asks-you-to-e2809cfix-a-leake2809d/?mobileFormat=false (2016-05-01)
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