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Brunswick Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing Project Beginning on October 14, 2019

Want to know more about the smoke testing methodology that will be used to help set maintenance priorities for our sanitary sewer collection system in Brunswick? The maps below indicate the areas that will be tested over the next two months: The numbers marked on the map indicate sewer basin references used internally for record keeping. While specific dates are not available for testing of each basin, doorknob notices will be distributed a few days in advance to commencement of testing in an...

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For Your Information – Sewer Smoke Testing in Sea Palms – Thursday, July 18, 2019

Sewer smoke testing has been scheduled for Shore Rush Drive and Shore Rush Circle in Sea Palms on St. Simons Island for this Thursday, July 18, 2019. Routinely, the Systems Monitoring Crew of the BGJWSC goes through the process of determining whether the wastewater collection system is leaking in such a way that ground water may be seeping into the system underground (infiltration) or through broken clean-out caps or manholes (inflow). This testing is done to ensure that the wastewater treatment...

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St Simons Island Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing Project Beginning on May 1, 2019

Want to know more about the smoke testing methodology that will be used to help set maintenance priorities for our sanitary sewer collection system on St. Simons Island? On Monday, April 29, 2019, members of JWSC staff will be present in room 108 of the St. Simons Island Casino at 550 Beachview Drive from 6:00 to 8:00 PM to discuss the project. A short presentation will be repeated every 30 minutes with time allotted for discussion. Please drop in when you can to hear more about this process that...

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2019 Strategic Business Plan Announced

As a roadmap for our continuous improvement, the BGJWSC has developed a Strategic Business Plan for 2019. The initial presentation of the Strategic Business Plan was made on November 15, 2018. The recording can be viewed below and the slides used in the presentation are attached beneath it in Adobe Acrobat .pdf format: Strategic Business Plan 2019-01-08 with Core Values Added Our Strategic Business Plan is available in its entirety for those that are seeking a deeper understanding of our 20 initiatives....

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Roadside Repair Work – Frederica Road at Palm Street on St Simons Island – October 1 and 2, 2018

If you are traveling northbound on Frederica Road north of the Sea Island Causeway, you may experience a slight delay as our staff works in the shoulder of the road. A sewer service repair is being made on the connection to the Glynn County Fire Station located at 3581 Frederica Road, close to Palm Street. Work is expected to be completed by Tuesday afternoon, October 2. Update 10/2/18 at 3:06 pm.: Due to weather delays the sewer work on Frederica in the area of the Fire Station on Frederica Rd,...

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For Your Information – Sewer Smoke Testing on Ogden Drive – Thursday, August 30, 2018

Sewer smoke testing has been scheduled for Ogden Drive in Brunswick for this Thursday, August 30, 2018. Routinely, the Systems Monitoring Crew of the BGJWSC goes through the process of determining whether the wastewater collection system is leaking in such a way that ground water may be seeping into the system underground (infiltration) or through broken cleanout caps or manholes (inflow). This testing is done to ensure that the wastewater treatment process is run efficiently, meaning a financial...

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Latest Public Education Video – What is a Boil Water Advisory?

We value you as a customer. Your time is also valuable to us. To help you understand what work we are doing for you everyday, we are developing a series of short videos that aim to give you a basic understanding of processes, procedures and equipment that is used to provide you with high-quality water and sewer services. We’ve already released videos related to how we communicate in an emergency, how a water meter is read, how budgets are developed, what causes water main breaks and others. Our...

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FYI – What is a Boil Water Advisory?

What Exactly is a Boil Water Advisory? We take every measure that we can to ensure that your water is safe to drink. You can normally expect your water to flow to your house at around 60 pounds per square inch (PSI). This pressure, coupled with a small amount of chlorine that’s added at the water plant, helps insure that no harmful bacteria gets a chance to grow. A boil water advisory is a precautionary notice sent out to alert customers that a main break has caused system pressure to drop below...

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