DeKalb Dept. of Watershed Management to host two community meetings on sewers

Posted by Dena Mellick February 10, 2016
DeKalb County Georgia. Source: Google Maps.

DeKalb County Georgia. Source: Google Maps.

DeKalb County’s Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will host two community meetings ahead of a major sewer assessment and rehabilitation program.

The first meeting will take place Thursday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at 4522 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur, GA 30034. The second meeting will take place Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at 4362 Peachtree Road, Brookhaven, GA 30319.

A press release from the county said the DWM “has launched a comprehensive, multi-phased Priority Area Sewer Assessment and Rehabilitation Program (PASARP) to assess and rehabilitate sewer lines throughout the county. These activities will encompass about one-third of DeKalb’s sewer lines. Smoke testing and other assessment activities will be conducted by contractors through January 2018.”

The announcement said, “For more information, please visit DWM’s Consent Decree website at www.dekalbconsentdecree.com.  You may also call the dedicated Project Hotline at 1-800-986-1108.” However, the website was unavailable when Decaturish checked.

Here is the full press release:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 9, 2016

DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management to Host Two Community Meetings

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) has launched a comprehensive, multi-phased Priority Area Sewer Assessment and Rehabilitation Program (PASARP) to assess and rehabilitate sewer lines throughout the county.

These activities will encompass about one-third of DeKalb’s sewer lines.  Smoke testing and other assessment activities will be conducted by contractors through January 2018.

DWM will host two more informational community meetings in February focused on PASARP activities scheduled to take place in area neighborhoods.

The informational community meetings are free and local participation is encouraged.  Scheduled meeting dates and locations include:

DATE TIME LOCATION
February 11, 2016 6:30 pm 4522 Flat Shoals Parkway Decatur, GA 30034
February 18, 2016 6:30 pm 4362 Peachtree Road

Brookhaven, GA 30319

For more information, please visit DWM’s Consent Decree website at www.dekalbconsentdecree.com.  You may also call the dedicated Project Hotline at 1-800-986-1108.

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