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On April 28th, eight canoes loaded with more than a dozen river advocates, county and congressional offices, and members of the South River Watershed Alliance will take off for a 4.5-mile paddle down the river in a show of the rivers beauty and its warts. [ click to view article ]

Environmental group monitoring DeKalb County’s watershed problems does not believe the county is doing enough to address the problem of grease in sewage pipes. [ click to view article ]

DeKalb residents say that the federal Environment Protection Agency’s mandate for DeKalb County to improve its sewer system is a “slap on the wrist” with little oversight and weak penalties. [ click to view article ]

DeKalb County, after dealing with 800 raw sewage spills over five years, has instructed its residents to plug the problem with their wallets. [ click to view article ]

DeKalb County Wastewater Management officials laid out their case for $1.4 billion in proposed water and wastewater capital improvement projects during the next five years during a meeting at Dunwoody City Hall on Dec. 7. [ click to view article ]

The South River Watershed Alliance has been accepted as the sole intervener in the consent decree between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and DeKalb County. [ click to view article ]

The aging Snapfinger Wastewater Treatment Plant in Decatur will be improved as part of the $1.34 billion Capital Improvement Plan approved by the DeKalb Board of Commissioners. [ click to view article ]

 
     
 
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