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There are currently no alerts or advisories regarding JCWSA's water supply.  For more information, please check our Water Distribution Department page.

Water Conservation and Use Restrictions: More information can be found here.

New Rates Effective Februaruy 1, 2019! More information can be found here.

Past Projects and Important Milestones

  • 1986
    • House Bill No 1995, Act No 1367 passes the House and Senate on February 28th with a combined vote of 151 - 0.  The "Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority Act" is approved on March 28th.
  • 1993
    • Completed extensions of water lines in the community of Center
    • Began construction and installation of the Arcade water tank and water lines
    • Began construction and installation of the Talmo water tank and water lines
  • 1994
    • Completed construction of Arcade and Talmo water tanks and lines
  • 2000
    • Began constuction of water lines from the Bear Creek Water Treatment Plant to JCWSA lines for a new source of water.
    • Water sales exceed 200 million gallons.
  • 2003
    • Completed construction of water lines from the Bear Creek Water Treatment Plant.
  • 2005
    • The total number of customers exceeds 5,000.
    • Population of Jackson County grows to more than 50,000.
  • 2006
    • Completed acquisition and upgrades of the Middle Oconee Waste Water Treatment Plant.
    • The new Geographic Information System (GIS) Department is established and is charged with collecting, recording, and maintaining geographical and spatial data as it relates to water and sanitary sewer services.
  • 2007
    • Service system overview:
      • Sanitary sewer lines: 22 miles
      • Water Lines: 424 miles
      • Fire Hydrants: 2,694
      • Water Tanks: 8
  • 2008
    • Gallons of wastewater treated exceeds 40 million.
  • 2010
    • Service system overview:
      • Sanitary sewer lines: 54 miles
      • Water Lines: 415 miles
      • Fire Hydrants: 2,967
      • Water Tanks: 7
  • 2013
    • Service system overview:
      • Sanitary sewer lines: 54 miles
      • Water Lines: 402 miles
      • Fire Hydrants: 2,988
      • Water Tanks: 7
  • 2016
    • Service system overview:
      • Sanitary sewer lines: 54 miles
      • Water Lines: 406 miles
      • Fire Hydrants: 2,993
      • Water Tanks: 7
  • 2017
    • Completed acquisition of water lines and customer agreements in the Pleasant Acres community of Maysville.  Began project to upgrade infrastructure in this area.