Water & Wastewater Management

The Grovetown Water and Wastewater Department is responsible for the local water supply, monitoring and maintenance of water quality, preventive maintenance, operation and repair of the water system, distribution system, and interfacing with the state agencies regarding water quality matters.


The City of Grovetown owns 4 wells and currently has 1 online with plans of having the other 3 rehabilitated. There are 2 county booster stations producing approximately 23 million gallons of water a month. The city's 3 elevated water storage tanks hold 1.4 million gallons of water.

The city's wastewater treatment plant is permitted to treat up to 500,000 gallons of sewage per day. The city sends approximately 400,000 gallons of sewage per day to Columbia County and approximately 100,000 gallons to Richmond County through metering manholes.

The city currently has 5 lift stations.


The City of Grovetown Water and Wastewater Department is responsible for the following services:
  • Chemical testing of all water within the city limits to ensure the water is safe for consumption. This includes testing of city wells, county booster stations and various addresses within the city for state-mandated testing.
  • Repairs to water and sewer lines, meters, manholes, water valves and hydrants.
  • Reading meters at residences and businesses for monthly water billing purposes.
  • Daily inspections of lift stations and maintenance and repairs of lift stations as needed.
  • Testing and treating sewage that comes into and discharges from the wastewater treatment facility.
  • Installation of new water and sewer lines in the city limits.
  • Handling all customer service calls for water and sewer issues.
  • Installation and replacement of water meters.
  • Maintenance of water, sewer and storm drainage easements.
If you have a break on the homeowners side of the city water meter, turn off the flow of water at the meter and call a plumber. The City Water Department is not authorized to make any repairs on the homeowners side.

Important Documents

  1. PW - Micheal Woods

    Michael Woods

    Water, Wastewater & Stormwater Superintendent
    Phone: 706-860-1688