Posts in Category: Environmental

City System Impacted by Severe Storms and Regional Watershed 

The City of Valdosta is ahead of schedule and plans to bring online nearly $60 million in wastewater system improvements next month. The $35 million Force Main project and the $23 million new Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) are both... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, April 4, 2016 1:25:00 PM Categories: Administration Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities

Caring For Our City 

One of the civic responsibilities we all share is keeping our city attractive and well maintained. In recent years, we have received an increasing number of citizen complaints about overgrown lots in neighborhoods and general lack of maintenance of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, April 1, 2016 3:44:00 PM Categories: Community Protection Division Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Hosts E-Recycling Event, April 9 

More than 277 tons of electronic waste saved from landfill since 2006
The City of Valdosta, in partnership with Keep Lowndes/Valdosta Beautiful (KLVB) and Atlanta Recycling Solutions, will host a Spring Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Mathis Auditorium parking lot, at... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, April 1, 2016 9:36:00 AM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

Weekend Storm Causes Three Sanitary Sewer Overflows 

Weekend Storm Causes Three Sanitary Sewer Overflows On March 27, 2016, during routine inspections of the sewer system and following heavy holiday weekend rainfall that produced four inches of precipitation, the Utilities Department staff... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, March 28, 2016 4:53:00 PM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities

Aerial Training at Grand Bay Range, Mar. 18 

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - U.S. Air Force F-15s, F-16s, A-10s, CV-22s, HH-60s and potentially other aircraft will be conducting aerial training at Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range beginning Mar. 18, 2016 between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:28:00 PM Categories: Environmental Fire Police Public Information

New Sanitation Schedule Improves Efficiency of City Service 

The City of Valdosta Public Works Department is communicating an important message to its customers over the next few weeks concerning a change in the sanitation services schedule that will impact the service pickup dates for approximately one-third ... read more
 

Arbor Day Honors City’s 30th Year as a Tree City USA 

PHOTO 1: Matt Mrizek of the Georgia Forestry Commission presents City Manager Larry Hanson with the Tree City USA award, marking the 30th consecutive year that the City of Valdosta has received the award for its management of trees in Valdosta’s... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, February 19, 2016 6:10:00 PM Categories: Administration Engineering Environmental Press Release Public Information

City Responds to Sanitary Sewer Spill Caused by Grease Blockage 

At approximately 8:22 a.m. on Feb. 16, 2016, the City of Valdosta Utilities Department responded to a call concerning a sanitary sewer spill at the 400 Block of Seymour Street. The spill was identified, and the site and its discharge point into the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 16, 2016 4:44:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities

Aerial Training at Grand Bay Range 

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - U.S. Air Force F-15s, F-16s, A-10s and other aircraft will be conducting aerial training at Grand Bay Bombing and GunneryRange beginning Feb. 18, 2016 between 11:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Excess noise that may be heard... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 16, 2016 2:36:00 PM Categories: Environmental Public Information

City Responds to Sanitary Sewer Overflow Caused by Debris Buildup 

At approximately 11:51 a.m. on Feb. 15, 2016, the City of Valdosta Utilities Department staff responded to call concerning a sanitary sewer spill at the 2500 block of Bemiss Road. A blockage was identified, and the stormwater drain and its discharge ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 15, 2016 4:09:00 PM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities
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