Sunday, November 05, 2023

Oconee County Commissioners Give Tentative Approval To Agreement On Cost Of Bear Creek Reservoir Treatment Plant Redesign

***Oconee To Get 5 Million Gallons Per Day Of Water***

In a brief meeting last week, the Oconee County Board of Commissioners tentatively approved spending $547,220 as the county’s share of the cost of design services for the upgrade of the Bear Creek Water Treatment Plant in Jackson County.

The Upper Oconee Water Basin Authority has awarded a $2.3 million contract to Jacobs Engineering Group, an international professional services firm with offices in Atlanta, for the upgrade of the water treatment facility from 21 million gallons per day to 42 million gallons per day.