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Wastewater Department:

The Wastewater Department serves about 1,300 retail customers and operates two wastewater treatment facilities, the Tanners Bridge land application facility and the Barber Creek water reclamation facility. The Tanners Bridge facility is permitted to process 500,000 gallons per day of wastewater. The Barber Creek facility, operated by a private company, is permitted to process 500,000 gallons per day of wastewater and has expansion capabilities of up to 1.5 million gallons per day. The Wastewater Department - Systems includes most of the wastewater infrastructure expenses and maintains 11 pump stations, 19.5 miles of force main, 41.6 miles of gravity sewer lines, 1,836 linear feet of reuse lines, and has a 1 MGD pre-purchased capacity agreement with the City of Winder in their Cedar Creek water reclamation facility. The Wastewater Department - Barber Creek treats wastewater from the City of Statham and from a small portion of Oconee County.

625 SR 211, NE
Winder, GA 30680

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday

Mark Whiddon
Wastewater Manager

Lynn Thomas
Office Manager

Department Stats:
Full-Time Employees: 4
FY 2019 Budget: $ 3,885,156