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Summer is a great time to be water smart!  Learn how at one of our engaging workshops.  We have put together a nice lineup this year featuring smart lawncare, tree care, and rain gardens. 



Water Smart Summer Workshop Series Information


Time to Fire Up the Hydrants! 

Help celebrate 80 years of drinking water delivery service from the JG Beecham Drinking Water Treatment Plant by turning downtown fire hydrants into functional, life-saving, creative pieces of art.  

Your response was amazing!  We received 75 hydrant design submissions.  Visit our Fire Up the Hydrants' page to learn which 20 artists were selected to paint hydrants in the downtown Athens area.  The hydrants will serve as a line of defense against fires, as well as unique displays of public art for years to come.

Are you a Dumpster Fire or a Fire Hydrant Hero when it comes to knowing about fire hydrants?  Take our short quiz to find out!
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​Certified Blue



Congratulations to our newest Certified Blue Restaurants and Bars!  These businesses demonstrate efficient water use and provide conservation education to customers and staff.
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