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City Pays It Forward to Honor Veterans 

Volunteers needed to help plant trees in preparation for Veterans Day
The City of Valdosta seeks volunteers to help plant seven trees in the local area that honor veterans, a project made possible by a $2,725 Georgia ReLeaf Grant the city recently received for this purpose. The event, titled Project Pay It Forward,... read more
 
Posted by Admin Tuesday, November 3, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Engineering

New Roll-Off Containers Provide Convenient, Efficient Options 

Expanded service complements other commercial sanitary services Contractors and landscapers working within the city limits of Valdosta, as well as homeowners, now have the option of bigger and better when it comes to choosing a roll-off size for... read more
 
Posted by Admin Monday, September 21, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Public Works

Hicks and Pierce Named Employees of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Public Works Director Richard Hardy honored Jeremiah Hicks and Tom Pierce as the September 2015 Employees of the Month at the Sept. 10 City Council meeting. Hicks and Pierce each received a framed certificate and a... read more
 
Posted by Admin Tuesday, September 15, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Public Works

Manhole Rehabilitation on Oak and Bemiss 

Part of Valdosta’s ongoing Sanitary Sewer System Improvement Program The City of Valdosta will begin Phase Four of the Manhole Rehabilitation/Replacement Program, which includes the repair of several manholes near the 3100 block of N. Oak Street... read more
 
Posted by Admin Thursday, September 10, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Utilities

Valdosta Reduces Carbon Footprint with New LED Roadway Lighting 

More than 3,600 Valdosta street light fixtures converted over next four months
The City of Valdosta is one of the first eight cities in the state to convert to new Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Roadway Lighting offered by Georgia Power. As a result, more than 3,600 of Valdosta’s 6,200 street light fixtures will be replaced over... read more
 
Posted by Admin Thursday, August 6, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Engineering

Phase Three of City’s Smoke Testing Program Begins, August 11 

On Tuesday, August 11, the City of Valdosta's will begin phase three of its Smoke Testing Program. The work, which will take approximately eight weeks to complete, will take place on weekdays from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., weather permitting. The City of... read more
 
Posted by Admin Monday, August 3, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Utilities

Arbor Day Honors City’s 29th Year as a Tree City USA Community 

The City of Valdosta was honored on Feb. 19 by the Georgia Department of Forestry as a Tree City USA community for its 29th consecutive year. The award was given at the annual Arbor Day event, sponsored by the Valdosta Tree Commission. The event was ... read more
 
Posted by Admin Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Engineering

Phase Two Smoke Testing Begins 

View map. The City of Valdosta is scheduled to begin phase two of smoke testing its sanitary sewer collection system, on July 7-12, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, weather permitting. Phase two encompasses an area of Valdosta commercial water... read more
 
Posted by Admin Thursday, July 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM Categories: Utilities

City Breaks Ground on $32 Million Force Main Project 

On June 18, the City of Valdosta broke ground on the $32 million Force Main Project at the 75-acre future site of the new Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), on Wetherington Lane. The project will take approximately 18 months to... read more
 
Posted by Admin Wednesday, June 18, 2014 12:00:00 AM Categories: Utilities

City Council Awards $32 Million Contract to Resolve Wastewater Issues 

At the April 24 Valdosta City Council meeting, the Mayor and City Council approved the award of a $32,344,000 construction contract that is expected to resolve the overwhelming majority of the sanitary sewer overflows in flood-prone areas of the... read more
 
Posted by Admin Friday, April 25, 2014 12:00:00 AM Categories: Utilities
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