Pardon Our Mess: Utility markings

...must mark all of their underground lines before anyone is allowed to dig. It is a state law.ACTION PROMISED: Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier agrees the markings are not attractive but says they are not permanent and will fade in a couple of...

Former commissioner unlikely to sway panel on stormwater fee

...about the blind leading the blind. WHO'S ON FIRST? "Mr. Chair man and members of the commission," Augusta Utilities Director Tom Wied meier said to the engineering services committee last week. "We bid these services a year or two ago...

YEAR 2014 Drinking Water Quality Report Hephzibah Water Works (GA ...

...your water utility, please contact Roger James, Utilities Director or Martha Allen, City Clerk at 706-592-4423...Robert Buchwitz, Commission Chairman Roger James, Utilities Director June 12, 2015 Ad #16651532

Utilities director has warm send-off

City employees, consultants, and friends honored Max Hicks, Augusta's newly retired utilities director, Thursday with a reception at the Old Government House that recounted his competence and kindness. Mr. Hicks, who led the utilities...

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Augusta Utilities billing cycle shift means extra water bill

...month, I got hit twice with a payment," Lamkin said. "Why should we be on the hook for an extra bill?"Augusta Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier admitted Tuesday that Lamkin and most other water and sewer customers will receive an extra "monthly...

Augusta Utilities director fights claims in e-mail

...Utilities containment room earlier this year was caused by employee error, but it never put the public at risk, Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier said Monday.The flooding at the Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant, which lasted through three...

Defends Utilities Director Hicks

I have known Augusta Utilities Director Max Hicks for 32 years and have only admiration and respect for his professionalism. His character is unquestionable. I have...

Opinion columns
Defends Hicks as Utilities Director

I am writing concerning the letter referring to firing Augusta Utilities Director Max Hicks. I am just as upset with the water situation as the rest of Augusta, but I am appalled with the response of the community...

Opinion columns
Urges ouster of mayor, utilities director

I think it's time for a change. We need to get rid of Augusta-Richmond County Utilities Director Max Hicks and Mayor Bob Young. I am not impressed with the way either of them have handled the water problem. Gloria Crittenden, Augusta

Subcommittee finalizes plan for city septic tank fee

...where the tanks are creating hazards taking first priority, then areas where lines have been nearby the longest, Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier said.Homeowners and landlords will be subject to the fee but not renters, he said. Once the lines...