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Rockdale water plant scores high
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 The Rockdale County Water Treatment plant was recently rated has having "outstanding performance" by the Georgia Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division.

In November, the Rockdale County Water Treatment Plant underwent a sanitary survey by GAEPD. The purpose of the sanitary
survey is twofold: to evaluate the capability of the water system to consistently and reliably deliver an adequate
quality and quantity of safe drinking water to the consumer, as well as rate the system's compliance with the
required drinking water regulations and operational requirements.

The Rockdale WTP scored 97.5 out of 100-point scale, which equates to "Outstanding Performance." This
rating closely follows the plants recent recognition of being named a 2009 Plant of the Year by the Georgia
Association of Water Professionals.

"I would like to congratulate all Rockdale Water Resources staff for again providing excellent water and
customer service to our community," said RWR deputy director Terrell Gibbs. "Director Wicks and I would
like to say a special thanks to Mr. Joseph Spann, Mr. Tim Check, Mr. Theo Demps and Mr. Vernoy Murray for
personally seeing to it that all of GAEPD's questions and concerns were immediately addressed during the

"It is truly a testament to individuals taking pride in what they do and for whom they are doing it," Gibbs added.