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HCWA Board Member helping to Get Georgia Reading


When Carlotta Harrell accepted an invitation to public service from her District 5 Commissioner Bruce Holmes, she welcomed the opportunity to sit on the Board of the Henry County Water Authority (HCWA).  But her public service didn’t stop there. Upon a request from Commissioner Holmes’ wife ...

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HCWA celebrates New Year with six industry awards


When judges from the water profession conduct an annual audit of a utility’s system, they aren’t swayed by pleasantries and public relations proclaiming that you’re the best.  They instead review the system from top to bottom, with grading sheet in hand to document any deficiencies.In the ca...

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HCWA addresses force main breaks


 As a result of heavy rains, flooding and subsequent erosion throughout metro Atlanta during the Christmas holiday, the Henry County Water Authority (HCWA) experienced two breaks in a sewer force main serving its Walnut Creek Water Reclamation Facility, causing an estimated 3.73 million gall...

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HCWA offers winterization tips for freezing temps


With the first day of winter approaching (December 21), now is the time for citizens to make preparations to prevent potential water loss in the event of leaks or pipe bursts due to freezing temperatures this winter. As a result, the Henry County Water Authority (HCWA) is offering water-related w...

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Tussahaw Reservoir open for winter fishing


The Henry County Water Authority (HCWA) once again will be opening its Tussahaw Reservoir for winter fishing during select weekends this season.  For local anglers who don’t want to travel far for quality fishing, the Tussahaw is the ideal destination. While the 2015 HCWA regular fishing sea...

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