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Put worker safety first

...my sign. They stated that they did not feel safe at work because an employee had been fired and called the Augusta Utilities Department, stating that he would return and shoot up the place.I drove to the site to see how easy it would be for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-19/put-worker-safety-first
Rants & Raves

...the same time that the Middle East is falling apart. This will bear bitter fruit. HOW MUCH LONGER will the Augusta utilities department bills open from the bottom? RAVE TO THE Augusta Commission for firing the EEOC coordinator and accepting the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-10/rants-raves-0
Augusta Utilities could offer program adding thousands of new sewer customers

...but living within 100 feet of a sewer line could get the opportunity to connect under a developing program by Augusta Utilities Department.In many instances, subdivision developers either declined to connect the homes to the sewer lines due to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-22/augusta-utilities-could-
City to fund Valencia Way extension if 'major manufacturer' builds plant in Augusta

...local option sales tax and the Transportation In vestment Act would pay for the road project. SPLOST VI, the Augusta Utilities Department and city funds designated in 2012 for economic development projects in south Augusta would pay for installation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-18/city-fund-v
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' 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
'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
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