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Henry County faces Level 2 Drought

On a day when the Henry County Water Authority (HCWA) received the industry’s highest award for water distribution system excellence, the state declared that the drought impacting north Georgia counties warrants additional outdoor water use restrictions. Unfortunately, not even the best water sys...

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HCWA hosts GA Model Water Tower Competition

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The Henry County Water Authority (HCWA), in partnership with the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) and the Georgia Section of the American Water Works Association (GAWWA), hosted the 2016 Georgia Model Water Tower Competition for Henry County Schools on Friday Oct. 28, at its Tuss...

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Cubihatcha Kids enjoy field trips for outdoor education

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The Henry County Water Authority (HCWA) hosted approximately 3,000 third grade students and teachers from Henry County Schools for field trips at its Cubihatcha Outdoor Education Center during a two-week period from Sept. 12—15, and Sept. 26 – 30. This year was the 14th anniversary of field trips...

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EPD declares Level 1 Drought in Henry County

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With Henry County included among the 53 Georgia Counties under newly declared drought conditions, the Henry County Water Authority (HCWA) is asking customers to practice wise water use by NOT watering outdoors between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., in addition to following other water savi...

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Pre-drought means daily watering from 4 p.m. to 10 a.m.

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According to the Georgia Water Stewardship Act and the state’s Drought Management Rules, the Henry County Water Authority (HCWA) is following an outdoor water use schedule reflecting its current “pre-drought” conditions, which allows customers to use water outdoors daily between the hours of 4:00...

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