March 12, 2014 is Georgia’s “Thank a Water Professional” Day! Today – March 12, 2014 – has been designated as “Thank a Water Professional” Day by the Georgia General Assembly …
Students from the Design/Engineering/ Manufacturing (DEM) Summer Camp, held at the Northwest Georgia College & Career Academy on June 10-13, participated in a tap vs. bottled water taste test for …
Dalton Utilities mailed its 2011 Water Quality Report to all water customers on June 23, 2012. The brochure is designed to educate and inform Dalton Utilities’ water customers on the quality of their drinking water. To learn more about how YOUR drinking water measures up….read on!
Dalton Utilities mailed its 2010 Water Quality Report to all water customers on June 24, 2011. The report includes water testing results from January 1 to December 31, 2010. The brochure is designed to educate and inform Dalton Utilities’ water customers on the quality of their drinking water.
In this article, we will explain what a stormwater utility DOES for its customers, and why establishing a stormwater utility makes good sense in addressing Dalton’s current stormwater-related issues. A …
STORMWATER 101: WHAT IS STORMWATER MANAGEMENT?
Stormwater Management addresses a board range of issues:
– How stormwater is collected, treated and released into our waterways
– How stormwater collection and treatment systems are designed and evaluated
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When rain hits impervious surfaces (solid surfaces that it cannot seep through like pavement, concrete, roofs, etc.) it creates “stormwater runoff.” This “runoff” picks up pollutants as it goes, like oil and grease, harmful bacteria, fertilizers, toxic chemicals and other contaminants which are harmful to people and aquatic life. So how do we address this increasing stormwater runoff problem? STORMWATER MANAGEMENT!