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Grease led to sewage overflow, according to utilities department

...affected a tributary to Rae's Creek.Augusta Utilities Department employees determined the cause was grease...the grease from the line, according to an Augusta Utilities Department notification.Sewage lines will be evaluated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-03/grease-led-sewage-overflow-a
City's marina operator still hasn't vacated premises

...irregularly charged for utilities that it did not consume nor willingly agree to pay for, and counters, the Augusta Utilities department ... unduly (charged) Mobile Marine Inc. $57,000 for water it did not drink, though, this defendant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-16/citys-marina-operator-stil
Photograph shows Petersburg boat in 1913

...be used for irrigation during that period either, the Port Authority advisory said.As a precaution, the Augusta Utilities Department will also shut down its raw water intake for the Tobacco Road treatment facility during the herbicide applications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-09-27/photograph-shows-petersb
'Do not swim' order remains in effect for Savannah River

...Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said swimming would not be allowed at least until tests conducted by the Augusta Utilities Department were returned.Griffin said Savannah Riverkeeper also told the department it would wait for the results before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-16/do-not-swim-order-remains-ef
'Do not swim' order lifted for Savannah River

...to come back," Bonitatibus said Wednesday.She estimates test results could take several more days.The Augusta Utilities Department conducted in-house tests used to detect fecal coliform, which is an indicator bacteria for animal and human...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-17/do-not-swim-order-lifted-sav
'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