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All-Clear for Boil Water Advisory Issued for Sections of Darien Hwy in Brunswick on November 16, 2020

Effective immediately, as of 7:28 PM on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, all required microbiological testing of water samples from the area affected by the boil water advisory issued for sections of Darien Highway in Brunswick on Monday, November 16, 2020 have passed. Results have been verified by our state-licensed technician within a certified laboratory environment.

This notification is an ALL-CLEAR and water used for drinking will no longer need to be boiled.

Though the water from this system can now be considered to meet safe drinking water standards, please discard any ice made within the last 48 hours.

Food service establishments must contact the Glynn County Environmental Health – Georgia Department of Public Health at (912) 279-2940 to be inspected prior to opening.

What is a Boil Water Advisory? READ MORE HERE

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Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – Sections of Magnolia Park in Brunswick – Tuesday, November 17, 2020

DRINKING WATER WARNING
BOIL YOUR WATER FOR THREE MINUTES BEFORE USING

The Brunswick water system lost pressure on the distribution network serving Magnolia Park and adjacent service connections due to a planned outage necessary for system upgrades. Service has been restored and BGJWSC lab personnel have collected water samples for testing. This testing, which takes between 18 and 24 hours, should be completed the afternoon of Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at which time an all-clear message will be posted.

This loss of pressure in the distribution system may cause back-pressure, back-siphonage, or a net movement of water from outside the pipe to the inside through cracks, breaks, or joints in the distribution system that are common in all water systems. Such a system failure carries with it a potential that bacterial contamination or other disease-causing organisms could enter the water distribution system. These conditions may pose an imminent and substantial health endangerment to persons served by the water system.

This precautionary boil water advisory is being published as a warning to those that live in, work in, or travel through the affected area. During the period of the loss of pressure, water will also not be available for fire suppression use. The map below indicates the limit to which this precautionary boil water advisory applies:

What should I do?

  • DO NOT DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING IT FIRST. Bring all water to a rolling boil for at least (3) three minutes, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, and food preparation until further notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water. ALL STORED WATER, DRINK OR ICE MADE RECENTLY FROM THIS SUPPLY SHALL BE DISCARDED.
  • Bathing, showering and toilet flushing may be performed using water from the tap without boiling it first.
  • Inadequately treated water may contain disease-causing organisms. These organisms include bacteria, viruses, and parasites which can cause symptoms such as diarrhea, cramps, nausea, headaches, or other symptoms. They may pose a special health risk for infants, young children, some of the elderly and people with severely compromised immune systems.
  • The symptoms above are not caused only by organisms in drinking water. If you experience any of these symptoms and they persist, you may want to seek medical advice. People at increased risk should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers.

What is being done?

As soon as pressure can be restored to the distribution system, our water lab personnel will take water samples that will be fully evaluated over the next twenty-four to forty-eight hour period following the repair of the main. Once we have determined that there is no longer a threat of harmful bacteria in the water, we will inform you that you are no longer required to boil your water by posting an update here on our website: https://www.bgjwsc.org.

Date distributed: 11/17/20 9:55 AM

What is a Boil Water Advisory? READ MORE HERE

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – Sections of Darien Hwy in Brunswick – Monday, November 16, 2020

DRINKING WATER WARNING
BOIL YOUR WATER FOR THREE MINUTES BEFORE USING

The Brunswick water system lost pressure on the distribution network serving Darien Highway between Hopkins Avenue and J Street due to materials failure in a 12″ PVC main. Service has been restored and BGJWSC lab personnel have collected water samples for testing. This testing, which takes between 18 and 24 hours, should be completed the afternoon of Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at which time an all-clear message will be posted.

This loss of pressure in the distribution system may cause back-pressure, back-siphonage, or a net movement of water from outside the pipe to the inside through cracks, breaks, or joints in the distribution system that are common in all water systems. Such a system failure carries with it a potential that bacterial contamination or other disease-causing organisms could enter the water distribution system. These conditions may pose an imminent and substantial health endangerment to persons served by the water system.

This precautionary boil water advisory is being published as a warning to those that live in, work in, or travel through the affected area. During the period of the loss of pressure, water will also not be available for fire suppression use. The map below indicates the limit to which this precautionary boil water advisory applies:

What should I do?

  • DO NOT DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING IT FIRST. Bring all water to a rolling boil for at least (3) three minutes, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, and food preparation until further notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water. ALL STORED WATER, DRINK OR ICE MADE RECENTLY FROM THIS SUPPLY SHALL BE DISCARDED.
  • Bathing, showering and toilet flushing may be performed using water from the tap without boiling it first.
  • Inadequately treated water may contain disease-causing organisms. These organisms include bacteria, viruses, and parasites which can cause symptoms such as diarrhea, cramps, nausea, headaches, or other symptoms. They may pose a special health risk for infants, young children, some of the elderly and people with severely compromised immune systems.
  • The symptoms above are not caused only by organisms in drinking water. If you experience any of these symptoms and they persist, you may want to seek medical advice. People at increased risk should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers.

What is being done?

As soon as pressure can be restored to the distribution system, our water lab personnel will take water samples that will be fully evaluated over the next twenty-four to forty-eight hour period following the repair of the main. Once we have determined that there is no longer a threat of harmful bacteria in the water, we will inform you that you are no longer required to boil your water by posting an update here on our website: https://www.bgjwsc.org.

Date distributed: 11/16/20 4:03 PM

What is a Boil Water Advisory? READ MORE HERE

Road Closure Notification – 1600 Block of Gloucester Street – November 16, 2020

Attention
Road Closure Notification

In order to perform sewer gravity main repairs in the area, the 1600 block of Gloucester Street in Brunswick between Lee and Stonewall Streets will be closed to thru traffic. The road closure will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 16th, and last until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 27th, 2020. Homeowner access will be maintained but all other traffic should be prepared to take another route.

For more information on the project, please contact Jay Sellers at 912.261.7123 or Customer Service at 261.7100.

The BGJWSC apologizes in advance for the inconvenience. The map below details the impacted area:

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – Sections of Gloucester Street in Brunswick – Tuesday, November 3, 2020

DRINKING WATER WARNING

BOIL YOUR WATER FOR THREE MINUTES BEFORE USING

The Brunswick water system lost pressure on the distribution network serving Gloucester Street between MLK Blvd and Goodyear Ave due to a vehicle collision with a fire hydrant. Service has been restored and BGJWSC lab personnel have collected water samples for testing. This testing, which takes between 18 and 24 hours, should be completed the afternoon of Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at which time an all-clear message will be posted.

This loss of pressure in the distribution system may cause back-pressure, back-siphonage, or a net movement of water from outside the pipe to the inside through cracks, breaks, or joints in the distribution system that are common in all water systems. Such a system failure carries with it a potential that bacterial contamination or other disease-causing organisms could enter the water distribution system. These conditions may pose an imminent and substantial health endangerment to persons served by the water system.

This precautionary boil water advisory is being published as a warning to those that live in, work in, or travel through the affected area. During the period of the loss of pressure, water will also not be available for fire suppression use. The map below indicates the limit to which this precautionary boil water advisory applies:

What should I do?

  • DO NOT DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING IT FIRST. Bring all water to a rolling boil for at least (3) three minutes, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, and food preparation until further notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water. ALL STORED WATER, DRINK OR ICE MADE RECENTLY FROM THIS SUPPLY SHALL BE DISCARDED.
  • Bathing, showering and toilet flushing may be performed using water from the tap without boiling it first.
  • Inadequately treated water may contain disease-causing organisms. These organisms include bacteria, viruses, and parasites which can cause symptoms such as diarrhea, cramps, nausea, headaches, or other symptoms. They may pose a special health risk for infants, young children, some of the elderly and people with severely compromised immune systems.
  • The symptoms above are not caused only by organisms in drinking water. If you experience any of these symptoms and they persist, you may want to seek medical advice. People at increased risk should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers.

What is being done?

As soon as pressure can be restored to the distribution system, our water lab personnel will take water samples that will be fully evaluated over the next twenty-four to forty-eight hour period following the repair of the main. Once we have determined that there is no longer a threat of harmful bacteria in the water, we will inform you that you are no longer required to boil your water by posting an update here on our website: https://www.bgjwsc.org.

Date distributed: 11/3/20 6:25 PM

What is a Boil Water Advisory? READ MORE HERE

Cómo acceder a su cuenta en línea – How to Access Your Account Online

Welcome! Thanks in advance for subscribing to our YouTube channel where you can access informative educational content related to our utility and the many ways we serve our community. Our latest public education video can be watched in both English and Spanish below.

¡Bienvenido! Gracias de antemano por suscribirse a nuestro canal de YouTube donde puede acceder a contenido educativo informativo relacionado con nuestra utilidad y las muchas formas en que servimos a nuestra comunidad. Nuestro último video de educación pública se puede ver en inglés y español a continuación.


¿Tiene preguntas sobre cómo configurar su cuenta en nuestro portal para habilitar el acceso de pago en línea?

Do you have questions about setting up your account on our portal to enable online payment access?

Planned Water Outage for Repairs – Cook Street in Brunswick – Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Attention
Planned Water Outage

In order to perform distribution main upgrades in the area, water service will be intermittent beginning at or about 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 for Cook Street and adjacent service connections. Repairs are expected to be completed by late Wednesday evening. Once service has been restored, a precautionary boil water advisory will be issued until 24 hours following the last point of repair.

The map below details the impacted area:

For more information on the project, please contact Jay Sellers at 912.261.7123 or Jason Vo at 912.261.7140.

All-Clear for Boil Water Advisory Issued for North Olive Way

Effective immediately, as of 1:37 PM on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, all required microbiological testing of water samples from the area affected by the boil water advisory issued for the distribution network serving North Olive Way on St Simons Island on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 have passed. Results have been verified by our state-licensed technician within a certified laboratory environment.

This notification is an ALL-CLEAR and water used for drinking will no longer need to be boiled.

Though the water from this system can now be considered to meet safe drinking water standards, please discard any ice made within the last 48 hours.

Food service establishments must contact the Glynn County Environmental Health – Georgia Department of Public Health at (912) 279-2940 to be inspected prior to opening.

What is a Boil Water Advisory? READ MORE HERE

If you are receiving this information from any source other than our Public Emergency Notification System by Everbridge, please subscribe to receive these alerts via text, email or phone call instantly when the alert is posted.

All-Clear for Boil Water Advisory Issued for Ledbetter Ave

Effective immediately, as of 1:07 PM on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, all required microbiological testing of water samples from the area affected by the boil water advisory issued for the distribution network serving Ledbetter Avenue on St Simons Island on Monday, October 19, 2020 have passed. Results have been verified by our state-licensed technician within a certified laboratory environment.

This notification is an ALL-CLEAR and water used for drinking will no longer need to be boiled.

Though the water from this system can now be considered to meet safe drinking water standards, please discard any ice made within the last 48 hours.

Food service establishments must contact the Glynn County Environmental Health – Georgia Department of Public Health at (912) 279-2940 to be inspected prior to opening.

What is a Boil Water Advisory? READ MORE HERE

If you are receiving this information from any source other than our Public Emergency Notification System by Everbridge, please subscribe to receive these alerts via text, email or phone call instantly when the alert is posted.