Interim Water Director
(770) 862-2800 or (770) 725-5455 ext. 2019
Water service is provided by the City of Statham. It is the mission of the City of Statham to provide our customers with safe drinking water; water for fire protection, and an adequate supply of water for our daily needs.
The City operates and maintains a one million gallon per day surface water treatment facility. In addition, the city also operates a spring system, which has been in operation since 1935. The spring produces approximately 120,000 gallons per day.
Water Quality Reports
2018 - Water Quality Report
2019 – coming soon
2020 - Water Quality Report
Applying for Service
Complete an application for service at City Hall, 327 Jefferson Street. A deposit of $50 for home owners and $100 for renters and businesses along with a copy of your purchase agreement or lease/rental agreement is required. A valid picture ID (driver's license) is also required. You may print the application here and return the completed form with deposit and necessary documentation to City Hall.
We also offer Temporary Service (not to exceed 30 days) that does not require a deposit; however, you will be billed the minimum or for usage, whichever is greater.
Utility bills are due on the 15th of each month. A 10% penalty is added on the 16th. Overdue bills are subject to disconnect after the 20th. If your water is cut off for non-payment, there is a $50 administration fee for reconnection. Reconnection will be during regular business hours only.
Application for Service
Application for Disconnection/Close Out Account
Application for Temporary Service
Current Fees Charged
Georgia EPD encourages continued Water Conservation through a non-drought outdoor water use schedule under the Water Stewardship Act of 2010. Outdoor landscape watering is encouraged any day between the hours of 4 pm to 10 am. Other outdoor water use (personal food garden, hand watering with a hose with automatic cutoff or handheld container, drip irrigation or irrigation using soaker hoses, car washing & pressure washing) is allowed with no hourly restrictions.
Additional water conservation information is available at State of Georgia Water Conservation.
State and Federal Resources
Two operators run the water system, one operator holds a Class 1 license, and one operator has a Class 3 license. Certified operators are required to do testing every four hours.
Along with running the water plant and the spring, the operators also handle water concerns or questions. They also do all water sampling and reporting for the State of Georgia.
If you have a problem with water, please call City Hall. Upon request, an operator will come out and check your water.
The City of Statham contracts with Barrow County for the operation of the city's wastewater collection. The City of Statham maintains the collection lines. To contact Barrow County, call (770) 725-6639.
For emergencies after regular business hours, call Barrow County Central Dispatch at (770) 307-4911.