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Georgia

  • 1,747 Utilities

  • Serving: 8,600,000

  • Data available: 2010-2015

  • Contaminants Found: 83

 

EWG's drinking water quality report for Georgia shows results of tests conducted by the water utilities in Georgia and provided to EWG by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

LARGE UTILITIES
ALL UTILITIES WITH VIOLATIONS
LARGE UTILITIES WITH VIOLATIONS

Below are utilities in Georgia serving over 10,000 people, listed alphabetically. Click the "more" button below to get the full list of utilities serving over 10,000 people.

Large utilities in Georgia

UtilityLocationPeople
Served
AlbanyAlbany, GA87,029
AmericusAmericus, GA16,255
Athens - Clarke County Water SystemAthens, GA120,266
AtlantaAtlanta, GA650,000
Augusta-Richmond CompanyAugusta, GA204,000
BainbridgeBainbridge, GA13,546
Baldwin CountyMilledgeville, GA21,840
Barrow County Water SystemWinder, GA13,260
Bartow CountyCartersville, GA50,162
BrunswickBrunswick, GA29,614
Butts County/Jackson/Jenkinsburg WSJackson, GA21,600
CalhounCalhoun, GA49,088
CantonCanton, GA14,300
Carroll CountyCarrollton, GA44,700
CarrolltonCarrollton, GA24,310
CartersvilleCartersville, GA24,830
Catoosa Utility District AuthorityRinggold, GA50,677
ChatsworthChatsworth, GA29,617
Cherokee CountyCanton, GA145,389
Clayton County Water AuthorityMorrow, GA270,000
Cobb CountyMarietta, GA533,000
College ParkCollege Park, GA20,382
Columbia CountyGrovetown, GA101,967
ColumbusColumbus, GA229,000
CordeleCordele, GA10,691
CovingtonCovington, GA20,379
Coweta Water and Sewer AuthorityNewnan, GA59,800
CummingCumming, GA47,541
Dade County Water AuthorityTrenton, GA36,400
Dalton UtilitiesDalton, GA99,315
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Utilities that accumulated/accrued the most violation points as of October 2014 to September 2017 in Georgia

The Environmental Protection Agency's Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) database collects compliance and enforcement-related information for drinking water utilities nationwide. ECHO water quality violation scores take into account federal health-based water quality standards, as well as monitoring, reporting and other drinking water quality requirements. Points are accrued based on specific problems at the utility - violations of health-based drinking water standards receive more points than monitoring and reporting violations - and the length of time until the violations were corrected.

UtilityLocationPeople
Served
Violation
Points
Franklin County Water SystemCarnesville, GA2,76486
Warren County Water SystemWarrenton, GA28980
WarrentonWarrenton, GA2,80065
PetrossVidalia, GA7862
Petross SubdivisionVidalia, GA12856
Mountain Top WsWarm Springs, GA11744
CamakCamak, GA18241
Fayette CountyFayetteville, GA74,16341
Royal Lodge Estates Homeowners AssociationMidland, GA5537
Lowndes County-spring Creek S/dValdosta, GA2,30635
Thomson-McDuffie County W&S Comm.Thomson, GA17,71735
Jasper County Water and Sewer AuthorityMonticello, GA81121
Maysville Water SystemMaysville, GA2,05720
Talbot County Water WorksTalbotton, GA3,39820
Lakeside Mobile Home ParkEllijay, GA23617
CarnesvilleCarnesville, GA73616
Union CityUnion City, GA18,63615
Bennett EstatesJesup, GA5212
Valley Mobile Home CommunityNewnan, GA10212
Crestmont Farms SubdivisionAthens, GA16411
Lmb EnterprisesTownsend, GA4910
Rainbow Mobile Home ParkShaker Heights, GA3110
Fort OglethorpeFort Oglethorpe, GA9,44610
Sale CitySale City, GA46510
BrinsonBrinson, GA25710
RinggoldRinggold, GA2,74310
Spring Lake Mobile Home ParkLeesburg, GA1389
Nails Creek CrossingAthens, GA738
Mill Creek EstatesStatesboro, GA297
Village Mobile Home ParkOakwood, GA1506

Large utilities that accumulated/accrued the most violation points as of October 2014 to September 2017 in Georgia

The Environmental Protection Agency's Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) database collects compliance and enforcement-related information for drinking water utilities nationwide. ECHO water quality violation scores take into account federal health-based water quality standards, as well as monitoring, reporting and other drinking water quality requirements. Points are accrued based on specific problems at the utility - violations of health-based drinking water standards receive more points than monitoring and reporting violations - and the length of time until the violations were corrected.

UtilityLocationPeople
Served
Violation
Points
Fayette CountyFayetteville, GA74,16341
Thomson-McDuffie County W&S Comm.Thomson, GA17,71735
Union CityUnion City, GA18,63615
Notla Water AuthorityBlairsville, GA13,4656
Villa RicaVilla Rica, GA13,9963
WaycrossWaycross, GA19,9002
MoultrieMoultrie, GA15,0492
Lee County Utilities AuthorityLeesburg, GA13,3202
Richmond HillRichmond Hill, GA11,2581
FayettevilleFayetteville, GA15,2811
PerryPerry, GA14,5261
St. Simons IslandBrunswick, GA23,5791
Eatonton Putnam Water & Sewer AuthorityEatonton, GA12,2721
Rockdale County Water SystemConyers, GA72,6211
Harris County Water SystemHamilton, GA20,0621

Contaminants found in Georgia above health guidelines

Found above health guidelinesFound
Contaminant# of UtilitiesPeople Served# of UtilitiesPeople Served

Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
5447,995,4985538,047,882

Bromodichloromethane
5377,866,5975798,000,532

Chloroform
4907,728,7106168,005,955

Chromium (hexavalent)
2287,150,2572337,247,634

Dichloroacetic acid
3867,087,5024117,681,951

Trichloroacetic acid
3356,923,6313447,031,015

Dibromochloromethane
3436,345,5674807,762,804

Radium-228
2763,114,6812763,114,681

Bromate
182,062,866182,062,866

Chlorate
471,555,6951755,684,964

Radium-226
3931,069,9253931,069,925

Chlorite
27930,617301,075,378

Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHPA)
13368,40213368,402

Perfluorobutane sulfonate (PFBS)
7202,5967202,596

Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)
10154,58410154,584

Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)
376,563376,563

Uranium
5443,7205443,720

Bromoform
841,0351431,035,757

Manganese
1330,760146300,493

Tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene)
1027,1271027,127

1,4-Dioxane
221,840691,373,622

Aluminum
711,31269627,340

Arsenic
911,035911,035

Molybdenum
19,703531,090,516

Vinyl chloride
12,92212,922

Nitrate and nitrite
111,3475486,489,661

Carbon tetrachloride
31,07731,077

Benzene
38363836

1,2-Dichloroethane
17381738

Antimony
13101310

Radon
12911291

Selenium
11121112

Contaminants found in Georgia above legal limits

Contaminant# of UtilitiesPeople Served

Uranium
2329,747

Arsenic
19,703

Radium, combined (-226 & -228)
104,654

Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
61,768

Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
3731

Fluoride
1689