Atlanta’s Water Future is Secure
Currently, the City of Atlanta has only a three-day water supply. Once this $320 million project is complete, we’ll have a minimum of 30 days, ensuring that our residents and businesses have access to clean, safe drinking water for the next 100 years.
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Project Update - Water Supply Program: Quarry/Chattahoochee/Hemphill
Update For October 2019: The tunnel lining operations are still underway and is near completion. The construction activities at the Quarry and Hemphill pump stations continue.
The Water Supply Program will increase Atlanta’s reserve water supply from three to five days to 30 to 90 days. The $320 million investment includes the construction of a five-mile tunnel connecting the Chattahoochee River, the Hemphill Water Treatment Plant, and the former Bellwood Quarry, which will be transformed into a 2.4-billion-gallon reservoir. The Water Supply Program is currently scheduled for completion in February 2020.
Expected Completion: February 2020
Project Location: Northwest Atlanta
Council District(s): 3, 9
Neighborhood Planning Unit(s): C, D, G, J, K