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Major Columbia County road projects will greet visitors next year

...commission approved spending $314,000 to relocate utilities along the road, said county Water Utility Director Billy Clayton.Construction on the roundabout at Pumpkin Center is expected within three months, with bids going out to contractors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-20/major-columbia-county-ro
Thurmond Lake's water called 'almost too clean'

...is also one of the cleanest. "Believe it or not, it's almost too clean, if there is such a thing," said Billy Clayton, director of water utilities for Columbia County, which uses the 70,000-acre lake as a drinking water source...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/02/met_529581.shtml
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Testing continues on school's water

...water was off limits when the school opened Wednesday. Water use was again restricted Thursday as testing continued. Billy Clayton, the county's Water-Sewer Department director, said a third test completed Thursday should showwhether the water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/08/met_383505.shtml
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Late stormwater fees can come out of wages

...collect on delinquent stormwater utility fee accounts, after commissioners recently approved a new collection policy. Billy Clayton, the county's waterworks director, said the measure would likely be used in cases involving large sums long overdue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/14/met_85246.shtml
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County to sell bonds for water projects

...estimated $20 million in revenue bonds to fund improvements to the water and sewer system during the next 20 years. Billy Clayton, director of the county's Water and Sewer Services Department, said the bonds will help residents in the future...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/22/met_264169.shtml
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Officials make do in wake of virus

...Debbie Robertson's staff couldn't retrieve certain property documents without a parcel number. And out of habit, Billy Clayton typed every so often on his computer to no avail. In Columbia County on Tuesday, government operations were set back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/04/met_424267.shtml
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No testing done for drug residue

...contaminants including chemicals, lead, alkalinity, illness-causing cryptosporidium and fecal matter, according to Billy Clayton, the director of the county's water utility. No contaminants have been detected, he said. In Augusta, tests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-03-10/no-testing-done-drug-residue
Utilities keep watch as water use rises

...little faster. Water consumption on June 23 was at 22.5 million gallons, said Columbia County Water Utility Director Billy Clayton. By Sunday, customers were using 24.8 million gallons. The county has a pumping capacity of about 40 million gallons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/30/met_529306.shtml
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EPD says county should have told public about spill

...swamped the Reed Creek wastewater plant and flushed treated effluent into the canal, county Waterworks Superintendent Billy Clayton said. State regulations require notification to the public and media within 24 hours of a major spill, but Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/05/met_350870.shtml
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Culprit in flooding found

...spillway next to an existing ditch that was filled in about a decade ago by builders trying to level out driveways , said Billy Clayton, the county's waterworks director. "When those builders built on those lots, one of the first things they did...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/12/met_85021.shtml
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