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'Do not swim' order remains in effect for Savannah River

...spokeswoman Dee Griffin said swimming would not be allowed at least until the results of tests conducted by the Augusta Utilities Department were returned. Griffin said Savannah Riverkeeper reached out to the department to say that it would also wait...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-16/do-not-swim-order-remains-ef
'Do not swim' ban could be lifted Tuesday

...assist the investigation in an "advisory capacity" only, said communications director Kevin Chambers.The Augusta Utilities Department also collected samples for testing, Griffin said."It has largely flushed through now; we're just waiting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-15/do-not-swim-ban-could-be-lif
Augusta Utilities Department to repair water leak on Bertram Road

The Augusta Utilities Department will perform maintenance on a waterline near Bertram Road Monday, which may cause water outages in the immediate area.According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-20/augusta-utilities-department
Rebranded charter school opens its doors

...classes to gain a high school diploma at their own pace.The center, located on the second floor of the City of Augusta Utilities Department Building on Bay Street, is a tuition?free, online charter school that hosts a computer lab, a teacher and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2014-07-24/rebranded-cha
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:RANT FOR AUGUSTA Utilities Department. I have never had a late bill in my life except for the water works. I get the bill one day and it's late the next. One of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-20/rants-raves
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: RAVE FOR THE AUGUSTA Utilities Department for retrieving my grandson's cellphone that he dropped into the storm drain in front of my house. On the morning of June 23...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/rants-raves
Pavey: Problems lead to closure of popular landing

...canoe and kayak access to an important segment of the Savannah River in Columbia County.In July 2013, the Augusta Utilities Department chained off and closed a dirt launch area below Savannah Rapids Pavilion that allowed boats to reach the section...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-04-19/pavey-problems
Pardon our Mess: Hole in the middle of Reynolds Street

...additional barricades were placed around the hole.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: While Reynolds Street is a state route, Augusta Utilities Department is responsible for repairs, Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier said.ACTION TAKEN: Wiedmeier on Friday said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-10-06/pardon-our-mess-hole-mid
Rants & Raves

...war on Christmas. TALKING HEADS ask: "What will happen if Obamacare fails?" It already has. I GUESS THE Augusta utilities department needed to generate more revenue by having everyone's water bill due date shift two days backwards every month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-02/rants-raves
Rants & Raves

...with the qualifications the Augusta Commission is looking for even want to come work with them? A RAVE TO THE Augusta Utilities Department. About 11 p.m. on a Sunday night, a water leak was discovered on our court; the crews showed up and by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-03/rants-raves