|December 17, 2018||North Druid Hills Road Lane Closure to Begin Dec. 18|
|November 27, 2018||DeKalb Partners with School District to Reduce Spills "No FOG, No Clog" campaign launched at county public schools|
|October 12, 2018||DeKalb Collects 55 Tons of Debris After Hurricane Michael|
|October 12, 2018||Keep DeKalb Beautiful Hosting Rain Barrel Workshop|
|October 9, 2018||DeKalb to Participate in Imagine a Day Without Water Awareness event held October 10th|
|October 3, 2018||Major Sewer Spills in DeKalb County Decrease by 42 Percent New Leadership, debris removal, increased inspections help reduce spills|
|September 21, 2018||Market Street Lane Closure in Clarkston Begins September 24|
|September 6, 2018||DeKalb Emergency Management Agency Announces National Preparedness Month|
August 21, 2018
|August 21, 2018||Manufacturer Will Replace 47,500 Water Meters in DeKalb Total cost savings of $8.64 million to the county|
|August 20, 2018||Glendale Drive road Closure Begins August 22 Glendale Drive south of McAfee Road closed for three days|
|August 20, 2018||Crews Completing Water Main Repairs on Chamblee Dunwoody Road|
|August 3, 2018||Oxford Road Closure August 4 Temporary closure to remove leaning tree|
|August 3, 2018||Water Main Repair Underway on Coventry Drive in Decatur|
|August 2, 2018||DeKalb Utility Customer Operations Upgrades Call System|
|August 2, 2018||Glendale Drive Road Closure Begins August 7|
July 25, 2018 DeKalb to Host SPLOST Open House SPLOST Oversight Committee, program management team will be introduced
June 28, 2018 DeKalb Drinking Water Quality Report Released County surpasses federal and state standards
June 26, 2018 Free Emergency Response Training Available for DeKalb Residents Two class opportunities beginning July 10
June 21, 2018 Arabia Mountain PATH Closure Begins June 25 Partial closure due to new sewer main installation
June 15, 2018 Glendale Drive Road Closure Begins June 18 Glendale Drive at McAfee Road closed for five days
June 4, 2018 Glendale Drive Road Closure on June 7
May 3, 2018 DeKalb Repairs Water Main Break in Tucker Paving and road restoration to be completed Friday
April 27, 2018 Portion of Arabia Mountain PATH to Close for Sewer Repairs Consent Decree sewer improvements move forward
April 25, 2018 DeKalb Awarded $3.6 million in Mass Transit Improvements MARTA grant to enhance public transportation
April 17, 2018 Media Alert: DeKalb to Restock Clarkston Lake on April 18 County focused on preventing future spills
March 29, 2018 DeKalb Preserves Historic County Farm Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance to lead Lyon Farm historic structures restoration efforts
March 21, 2018 DeKalb State of the County SPLOST Business Update Time Changed Session expanded to begin at 9:30 a.m.
March 20, 2018 DeKalb Finalizes Release of 37,000 'Held' Water Bills All 194,000 customers return to a normal billing cycle
March 19, 2018 DeKalb Hires New Public Works Director
March 12, 2018 DeKalb Launches STEM Internship Program Pilot program partners with DeKalb Academy of Technology and Environment Middle and Charter Schools Inc.
March 9, 2018 Countywide Boil Water Advisory Lifted New water main installed 24 hours ahead of schedule
March 9, 2018 Broken Water Main Repairs Completed in DeKalb Forty-eight inch pipe replaced 24 hours ahead of schedule
March 8, 2018 More than 72, 000 Bottles of Water Donated to Schools, Hospitals Boil water advisory still in effect
March 8, 2018 Repair Underway at Site of 48-inch Water Main Break Boil Water Advisory Still in Effect
March 7, 2018 2:20 p.m. Water Pressure Returns to Fire Stations, Tankers Still on Standby Water pressure generally returning across the county
March 7, 2018 9:24 a.m. Update Large Water Main Break Update
March 7, 2018 BOIL WATER ADVISORY
March 7, 2018 9:00 a.m. Update: Emergency Operation Center Open to Address Water Main Break 11 a.m. briefing to take place in Doraville
March 2, 2018 Keep DeKalb Beautiful Hosting Rain Barrel Workshop Event in Oak Grove to benefit Friends of Frazier-Rowe Park
March 1, 2018 Water Main Repairs Underway Along DeKalb Industrial Way
February 28, 2018 Tucker's Main Street to Close for Repairs on March 5
February 28, 2018 DeKalb to Host FOG Permitting Program Workshop Workshop developed to prevent fats, oils and grease buildup
February 27, 2018 Watershed to Host Backflow Prevention Workshop Prevention program to be held March 7
February 26, 2018 North Goddard Road Detour Begins Today
February 22, 2018 Crews to Repair Water Main Along DeKalb Industrial Way
February 21, 2018 Grease, Disposable Diapers and Wipes to Blame for Recent Sewer Spill
February 13, 2018 Toilet Paper Drive to Benefit the Homeless 'Love Rolls' during DeKalb event
January 31, 2018 DeKalb Recognized for Sustainability Practices County achieves recertification for creating programs that reduce the environmental footprint
January 16, 2018 DeKalb County Opens Three Warming Centers County shares severe winter weather safety tips
January 10, 2018 DeKalb Demolishes Eyesores, Improves Communities County plans to target additional blight at Brannon Hill this year
January 3, 2018 DeKalb King Tribute to Promote Diversity Community panel will discuss the creation of a "Beloved Community" in DeKalb
December 29, 2017 North Goddard Road Closed Through January 5th
December 28, 2017 DeKalb Announces New Year's Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule
December 28, 2017 East Ponce de Leon Lane Closure to Begin January 3rd
December 22, 2017 Free Christmas Tree Collection for DeKalb Residents
December 19, 2017 DeKalb Announces Christmas Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule
December 18, 2017 Free Emergency Response Training Available for DeKalb Residents Two class opportunities beginning January 4th
December 11, 2017 *Location Change* CEO Thurmond to Give Sewer Consent Decree Update
December 7, 2017 Key Road Closure December 8
December 6, 2017 CEO Thurmond to Give Sewer Consent Decree Update December 19
December 4, 2017 Briarcliff Water Project to Begin December 11
November 28, 2017 Peachtree Road Lane Closure Extended Through November 29
November 21, 2017 Peachtree Road Lane Closure Scheduled November 27
November 10, 2017 - Fairoaks Road Lane Closure Scheduled November 16 - 21
November 9, 2017 - DeKalb County Watershed Announces Annual Calendar Contest - Elementary school students invited to enter before December 15 deadline
November 3, 2017 - Hearn Road Lane Closure Scheduled on November 8 - 9
November 2, 2017 - Skyland Drive Water Project to Begin November 6 - Lane closures expected, county to improve area water mains
November 2, 2017 - Snapfinger Woods Drive Closure November 5
November 1, 2017 - Partial Melville Avenue Road Closure to Begin November 6
November 1, 2017 - DeKalb Geographic Information Systems Hosting GIS Day
October 30, 2017 - Lane Closures for Second Phase of Rockbridge Road Project Begins Nov. 6
October 30, 2017 - Hearn Road Lane Closure Today
October 27, 2017 - DeKalb Recycling Roll Cart Events Postponed
October 25, 2017 - Operation Clean Sweep Nears 400 Tons Removed - Final county department sweep
October 25, 2017 - MARTA and DeKalb County to Host Open Houses
October 25, 2017 - Elam Road Closure Extended to November 2nd
October 25, 2017 - Valley View Water Project to Begin October 30th
October 20, 2017 - Portion of Glendale Drive Closed Due to Water Main Break
October 16, 2017 - Valley View Water Project Community Meeting Oct. 17
October 13, 2017 - North Decatur Road Closure on October 17
October 12, 2017 - Elam Road Closed Oct. 12-19
October 9, 2017 - DeKalb Offers Residents Free Flood Plain Information
October 9, 2017 - DeKalb to Host Free Household Hazardous Waste Event Participation free for DeKalb County residents
October 9, 2017 - DeKalb County, City Leaders to Discuss SPLOST Referendum Rescheduled for October 18
October 6, 2017 - DeKalb Prepares for Potential Impacts from Tropical Storm Nate
October 4, 2017 - Rockbridge Road Water Project to Begin October 9 - Road closures expected, county to improve miles of water main
October 3, 2017 - DeKalb County Mobile Career Center October Schedule
October 3, 2017 - DeKalb to Host "Imagine a Day Without Water" Event - Scott Candler Water Filter Plant open house on Oct. 12
October 2, 2017 - Galahad Drive Road Closure October 12
October 2, 2017 - Keep DeKalb Beautiful Hosting Rain Barrel Workshop
September 28, 2017 - Positive Rabies Case Reported in DeKalb County
September 28, 2017 - Burton Drive Road Closure October 4
September 27, 2017 - DeKalb to Host FOG Permitting Program Workshop - Workshop developed to prevent fats, oils, and grease buildup
September 27, 2017 - Watershed to Host Backflow Protection Workshop - Prevention program to be held October 5
September 25, 2017 - DeKalb County Makes Significant Progress in Resolving Water Billing Issues - Approximately 27,500 held bills verified and released
September 20, 2017 - CEO Thurmond: Sales Tax Increase Presents a 'Transformational Moment for DeKalb' DeKalb commissioners approve project list
September 20, 2017 - Brookhaven Area Water Project Meeting Rescheduled for October 5
September 20, 2017 - Rescheduled Echo Lake Community Meeting Tonight - Basin study meeting to be held at Central DeKalb Senior Center
September 19, 2017 - CEO Thurmond to Give Water Billing Update - Meeting also to be live-streamed and on Facebook Live
September 19, 2017 - DeKalb to Host "Imagine a Day Without Water" Event - Scott Candler Water Filter Plant open house on Oct. 12
September 19, 2017 - Stencil Program Created to Prevent Pollution - Stormwater pollution program seeks volunteers
September 15, 2017 - More than 100 Roads Reopened in DeKalb - State and local resources deployed to help clean up
September 15, 2017 - How to Spot a Storm-Damaged Tree - Use caution around trees that appear dead or dying
September 13, 2017 - Echo Lake Community Meeting Canceled - Basin study meeting to be held at a later date
September 13, 2017 - Irma Hits DeKalb County Hard - CEO declares local state of emergency
September 13, 2017 - DeKalb County Road Closures
September 8, 2017 - DeKalb County to Recognize 9/11 Anniversary
September 8, 2017 - Wayland Circle Water Project Meeting Postponed - New date to be determined
September 8, 2017 - Residential Recycling Program Changes - Residents offered new recycling container options
September 7, 2017 - CEO Thurmond to Give Water Billing Update - Meeting also to be live-streamed and on Facebook Live
September 7, 2017 - Wayland Circle Water Project Meeting September 12
September 5, 2017 - DeKalb County to Release 7,500 Additional Water Bills - Approximately 72 percent to resume normal billing
September 5, 2017 - DeKalb County Relaunches "Water Matters" Conservation Campaign
August 31, 2017- DeKalb Selected for Nextdoor Federal Demonstration - Digital platform increases citizen engagement and preparedness
August 29, 2017- DeKalb Offers Citizens Tips for Hurricane Harvey Relief
August 29, 2017 - Permanent Repairs Planned at Sewer Spill Site - CEO orders emergency sewer system inspections
August 27, 2017 - Lithonia Area Sewer Spill Contained
August 25, 2017 - Lithonia Area Sewer Spill Containment Underway - CEO Thurmond orders inspection of river crossings countywide
August 24, 2017 - DeKalb Hosting SPLOST Information Meeting
August 24, 2017 - Crews Working To Contain Sewer Spill in Lithonia Area
August 22, 2017 - Free Emergency Response Training Available for DeKalb Residents - Two class opportunities begin in September
August 22, 2017 - Community Meeting Planned for Clarkston Water Main Relocation Project
August 22, 2017 - Nancy Creek Sewer Spill Contained - County issues emergency task order to inspect all pipes in Nancy Creek basin
August 17, 2017 - Rockland Road Roundabout Closure Begins August 21 - Overnight Construction Work in the Stonecrest Community
August 16, 2017 - DeKalb to Release an Additional 3,500 Water Bills - Independent Verification Process expedites release of 8,500 bills in August
August 11, 2017 - Hearn Road Lift Station Community Meeting August 17 - Informational Meeting for Residents and Business owners
August 2, 2017 - Watershed to host Backflow Protection Workshop - Prevention program to be held August 17th...
August 1, 2017 - DeKalb County to Release 5,000 Additional Water Bills - Approximately 13,000 resume normal billing
July 19, 2017 - DEMA Provides Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses - DeKalb asks citizens to use caution, check on elderly neighbors
July 14, 2017 - DeKalb to Host FOG Permitting Program Workshop - Workshop developed to prevent fats, oils, and grease buildup...
July 11, 2017 - DeKalb to Replace More than 4,000 Sewer Manholes
July 6, 2017 - City of Atlanta Issues Boil Water Advisory
June 28, 2017 - DeKalb Sewer Cleaning Showing Dramatic Results - More than 80 tons of debris removed from lines not cleaned in over 50 years...
June 22, 2017 - CEO Thurmond to Give Third Water Billing Update - Meeting also to be live-streamed and on Facebook Live
May 31, 2017 - DeKalb Drinking Water Quality Report Released - County surpasses federal and state standards
May 26, 2017 - Keep DeKalb Beautiful Hosting Rain Barrel Workshop
May 25, 2017 - County to Replace 102,000 Water Meters - Meters are past useful life or possibly defective...
May 15, 2017 - Section of Union Grove Road to Close for Construction - Closure to start Wednesday, May 24, at 9 a.m.
May 10, 2017 - Location Change - CEO Thurmond to Give Water Billing Update - DCTV will broadcast on TV and online...
May 8, 2017 - CEO Thurmond to Give Water Billing Update - DCTV will broadcast on TV and online....
April 26, 2017 - DeKalb Begins Comprehensive Cleaning of Sewer Lines - Cleaner lines will add sewer capacity...
April 18, 2017 - DeKalb Issues Backflow Compliance Notifications - To protect the drinking water supply...
April 18, 2017 - Non-Commercial Vehicle Washing Prohibited Under Level 2 Drought - State-mandated water restrictions include...
April 17, 2017 - Section of I-20 Westbound Shut Down in DeKalb County
April 14, 2017 - Crews Complete Repair of Water Main in Tucker/Northlake Area - Possible discoloration may occur as the system is restored...
April 11, 2017 - Customers to Receive Help with Water Bills - CEO Thurmond to give water billing update...
April 7, 2017 - DeKalb Reminds Residents of Level 2 Drought Restrictions - Restrictions include outdoor watering...
April 5, 2017 - CEO Thurmond Postpones Water Billing Update - Update rescheduled for April 11 due to inclement weather...
March 28, 2017 - CEO Thurmond to Give Water Billing Update - DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond will give an update on progress toward the water billing crisis on Wednesday, April 5, at 6:30 p.m....
March 17, 2017 - Rockland Road Closure Update - Construction crews will close roads on Rockland Road between North Goddard and Klondike roads to through traffic...
March 17, 2017 - DeKalb Watershed Management to Host Industrial Pretreatment Workshop - On March 24, Workshop attendees will learn about program changes for the county's IPP...
March 15, 2017 - Water Main Break Closes Beech Drive - Beech Drive will be closed for three weeks...
March 14, 2017 - DeKalb Reminds Residents of Drought Restrictions - County still under Level 2 drought status despite recent rainfall...
March 7, 2017 - Rockland Road Construction - Sections of the residential road in the Stonecrest community will close intermittently...
March 2, 2017 - DeKalb County Receives Grant for Biogas Feasibility Study - CEO Michael Thurmond and commissioners accepted a $25,000 grant from Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA). The award will fund a biogas generator feasibility study at the Pole Bridge Wastewater Treatment Plant....
March 2, 2017 - Crews Complete Successful Test of Water Main in Tucker/Northlake Area - A preliminary test on Feb. 24, the DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) successfully isolated a section of a 48-inch transmission water main...
February 23, 2017 - Water Main Test Planned in Tucker/Northlake Area - DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management has scheduled a preliminary test of a 48-inch transmission water main...
February 22, 2017 - DeKalb Watershed Management Provides Free Design Standards for Future Water and Sewer Projects - DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) is providing free design standards to vendors...
February 21, 2017 - Department of Watershed Management to Host Community Meeting on Honey Creek Pump Station - DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will host the second of a series of open house community meetings...
February 16, 2017 - North Jamestown Road between North Druid Hills Road and Williamsburg Drive - Road closure in the community to install a water main...
February 9, 2017 - DeKalb Suspends Hydrant Meter Rental Program for Residential and Recreational Use - The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) announces that hydrant water meter rental operations are suspended immediately in most cases...
February 9, 2017 - Hundreds of Volunteers Join DeKalb County’s Water Quality Monitoring Program - DeKalb County’s Adopt-A-Stream program has its highest number of volunteers ever, with 450 signups in 2016. Volunteers monitor various rivers, tributaries, and streams throughout DeKalb...
February 7, 2017 - DeKalb Watershed Management Rebates more than $180,000 for Low-Flow Toilet Retrofits - Last year, the DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) Toilet Retrofit Rebate...
February 7, 2017 - Watershed Management Appoints Engineering Manager - The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management is pleased to announce the appointment of F. Keith Laguaite, P.E., as engineering manager for the Division of Planning and...
January 23, 2017 - DeKalb Adopts Wastewater Retainage Credit Program - DWM has adopted a new initiative that will allow residential and commercial customers to save money...
January 4, 2017 - Department of Watershed Management Hosts Community Open House - The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management will host a community open house to announce new construction for the Honey Creek Pump Station and Force Main in the Stonecrest...
December 23, 2016 - Department of Watershed Management Sends Notifications of Private Sewer Line Breaches - The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) recently completed 400 miles of sewer pipe smoke testing and identified public and private lines in need of repair....
December 21, 2016 - Department of Watershed Management Sends Drought Notifications to Food Service Establishments - The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) recently sent approximately 5,000 notifications to food service establishments (FSEs) in DeKalb County to advise of required...
December 6, 2016 - REVISED: Updated details on discolored water - DeKalb Watershed Restores 30” Transmission Main and possible discoloration may occur as the system is restored. The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) has completed the restoration of a 30-inch transmission main that carries water from the Scott Candler Water Treatment Plant under Interstate 85, serving water customers throughout DeKalb County.
December 5, 2016 - DeKalb Watershed Restores 30" Transmission Main - The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) has completed the restoration of a 30-inch transmission main that carries water from the Scott Candler Water Treatment Plant...
December 5, 2016 - DeKalb Watershed Orders New Brand of Water Meters - AcuStream meters utilize different technology than iPerl. The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) has purchased a new...
October 12, 2016 - DeKalb Issues Backflow Compliance Notifications - The DeKalb Department of Watershed Management (DWM) is issuing backflow compliance notifications to commercial and residential water customers to ensure continued compliance with state...
October 12, 2016 - DeKalb Interim CEO, Commissioners Address Water Billing Issues with New Resolution - The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution introduced by DeKalb Interim CEO Lee May which empowers the chief financial officer (CFO) with discretion to address...
February 2, 2016 - DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management Begins Sewer Assessments This Week One-Third of DeKalb County's Sewer Lines to be Tested for Defects
DeKalb Achieves Milestone for $1.35 Billion Capital Improvement Project - $960,000 sewer upgrade completed
DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management Launches Consent Decree Website - Communication tools designed to educate, inform public of progress