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Gov. Haley extends state of emergency declaration for 15 days as flooding clean-up continues

...roads across the state. She said guard members have also helped repair the Columbia Canal and Columbia's drinking water system and rescued people from flooded homes."We are on a roll. We don't want things to slow down," Haley told The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-15/gov-haley-extends-state-emergency-d
SPLOST not a 'new' tax

...000 culverts and similar structures. The storm water fee will be used to maintain these elements of the county's water system.I don't have the exact figure, but it is safe to say that $600-700 million has been spent on wonderful projects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-10-31/splost-not-new-tax
Richmond County Sample Ballots for Nov. 3, 2015

...to be owned or operated or both by Blythe: (1) Water System Improvements, (2) Drainage, Storm Water, and Bike...Facilities, (2) Hephzibah Agricultural Center, (3) Water System Upgrades, Equipment and Vehicles, (4) Public Safety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2015-10
Gov. Haley urges more SC evacuations

...said.Officials said efforts to secure the city's water supply will succeed."There are no plans to shut off the water system," Mayor Steve Benjamin said. "Zero plans."And just a day after the governor praised residents for resisting the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/weather/2015-10-08/gov-haley-urges-more-sc-eva
Stakes high in Hephzibah, Blythe races

...estimated at 704 in 2014 by the Census Bureau.The approved list didn't specify but Blythe requested the funds for water system upgrades, parks and recreation, library, wireless internet and other projects.Qualifying for the Heph zi bah and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-08-23/stakes-high-he
Thurmond Lake enters drought status despite wet August

...for level 1 is 656 feet above mean sea level for Lake Hartwell and 326 feet for Thurmond Lake.More than 10 public water systems and industrial users draw water directly from the lakes, and more draw from the Savannah River downstream of Thurmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-08/thurmond-lake-enters-drought-
Columbia lifts boil water advisory for some

...challenges still remain, including getting Columbia's water system back in shape and repairing bridges that are forcing...NEEDS FIXING: Columbia continues to slowly fix its water system. Wor kers are trying to shore up the canal that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-11/columbia-lifts-boil-water-adv
Farmers look at devastating peanut, cotton losses as S. Carolina floodwaters roll downstream

...closed over a stretch of 13 miles, forcing travelers to take a massive detour. The capital city is fighting to keep its water system running while people have to boil tap water before drinking it.Even more rain could be on the way. A storm system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-09/farmers-look-devastating-peanut-cot
Georgia DOT has until Tuesday to act on pipeline application

...on the Savannah River for their drinking water every single day," she said. "There aren't municipal drinking water systems between here and Savannah, not a lot of them. People rely on wells. Farms rely on wells... The way the water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-13/georgia-dot-has-until-tuesday
Jackson mayoral candidates differ on growth

...people have to support these businesses. ... We are starting to improve our infrastructure. We have an $800,000 water system improvement that just started and we are also working on a new (business) development."Meierhenry says things are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-04-26/jackson-mayora