Polk County Water
Authority of Georgia
5/11/13 Update: Boil Water
Polk County Water Authority
has received official notification from the Georgia
Environment Protection division that the boil water advisory
is lifted. This official notification was received by Polk
County Water Authority on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 1:45 PM
ET. The Georgia EPD has reviewed test results and determined
that water is safe for human consumption. Polk County Water
Authority appreciates the cooperation and patience of our
customers during this inconvenience.
5/9/13: Boil water advisory
has been placed system wide for all of Polk County Water
Authority customers effective immediately due to recent
insufficient treatment and system failure at the Deaton
Springs Water Treatment plant. A signal output module did not
trigger alarms when water turbidity exceeded normal levels. To
protect the public from this potential health hazard, all
citizens are advised to boil all water prior to use for
drinking, cooking or preparing baby food. The water should be
boiled at least one minute after reaching a "rolling boil."
citizens should continue boiling water until advised by this
authority that the system has been restored to full operation
and microbiological quality of the water in the system is safe
for human consumption. This advisory is issued until further
notice. Please ensure that water used for consumption is
boiled thoroughly before use. Updates will be provided as they
Welcome to the official
site of Polk County Water, Sewage & Solid Waste Authority. We
provide drinking water to over 8,000 customers in Polk, Floyd,
Haralson and Paulding County.
The mission of the Polk County Water, Sewage & Solid Waste
Authority is to provide our service area with adequate and
reliable supplies of high-quality water to meet present and
future needs in an environmentally and economically
We are also committed to providing professional and courteous
services to satisfy the diversified needs of our customers.
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Authority monthly meeting agenda in PDF
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Outage or Leak?
If you have an emergency
situation with your water, please call 770-748-6001 to report
your problem immediately. Have non-emergency questions or
concerns? Click Here to send us an email.