EPD fines Fayette $9,000 for foul water failures

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has issued a $9,000 fine on the Fayette County Water System as a result of the smelly water episode in May that lasted for several weeks, which resulted in a scathing report on problems with the county’s water treatment process.

The fine was part of a consent order entered between EPD and the county last week. Along with the fine, EPD is giving the county a year to fully implement a corrective action plan that is being prepared by the county’s engineering consulting firm, CH2M Hill.

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via The Citizen http://www.thecitizen.com/articles/12-04-2013/epd-fines-fayette-9000-foul-water-failures

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