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CITY OF THOMASVILLE PUBLIC WORKS PROVIDES RESIDENTIAL STORMWATER TIPS

With the rainy season upon us, the City of Thomasville Public Works Department would like to provide citizens with important residential stormwater tips that can help prevent flooding in our streets and neighborhoods. “Stormwater runoff occurs when rain flows over the ground,” said Stephen Stewart, Public Works Superintendent. “Impervious surfaces like driveways, roofs, sidewalks, and streets prevent stormwater from naturally soaking into the ground.” Stewart says that if...



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CITY AWARDED SEED GRANT FOR STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

The City of Thomasville was recently awarded a Regional Water Plan Seed Grant of $75,000 from the Environmental Protection Division (EPD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to support the City’s Regional Water Plan implementation. As an agency the EPD is charged with protecting Georgia’s air, land, and water resources through the authority of state and federal environmental statutes. According to Chris White, Executive Director of Public Utilities, Regional Water Plan Seed...