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Cubihatcha Kids enjoy field trips for outdoor education


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


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.


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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HCWA wins inaugural STREAM Award


The Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District handed out their inaugural STREAM (Sustainable, Thoughtful, Regional, Engaged, Applicable, Measurable) Awards for public education this year, in an attempt to recognize the achievements of water utilities, authorities and local governments wi...

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Water Quality Report assures drinking water safety


With the ongoing crisis in Flint, Michigan raising awareness of the importance of water quality for public health, HCWA customers should be comforted knowing their drinking water is clean and safe to drink. The laboratory evidence, verified by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD), ...

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