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Public Meeting April 16 to discuss Water Treatment
The City of Apalachicola will conduct a Public Meeting on Tuesday, April 16 at 6 pm at the Apalachicola Community Center located at 1 Bay Avenue. The public meeting is to give the citizenry an opportunity to become acquainted with the proposed development of Water System Improvements located at the Apalachicola Water Treatment Plan at 29 Chapman Road, and to comment on such economic and environmental impacts, service area, alternative to the project other matters of concern. The meeting will include disussion of the application process and the City of Apalachicola action relative to approving, executing and submitting a formal application to USDA, Rural Development for funding. any questions may be directed to Augusta West, executive Director of the City of Apalachicola Community Redevelopment Agency at 850-274-1321.

What is the City doing to lower TTHM’s in the drinking water:
 
1.       Closely monitoring chlorine levels.
2.       Exercising valves in order to eliminate dead ends.
3.       Installed a mixer and stripper in the Ground Storage Tank at the water plant.
4.       Performing routine maintenance flushing within the distribution system.
5.       Installing automatic flushers at the end of water lines.
6.       Applied for a USDA Water and Wastewater Grant to install a Granulated Active Carbon water filtration system.
 
“The City cares about the quality of your drinking water and through a combination of these actions is having success in lowering the levels of TTHM’s in Apalachicola’s drinking water.  While further work is needed, the Quarterly Testing Results show that the City is headed in the right direction,”  says City Manager Ron Nalley. Click here for an overview of TTHMs. Click here for the latest TTHM test results.

Apalachicola Proposes Legislative Initiative
The Apalachicola Environmental Stewardship Bill is a 2019 state legislative initiative by the City of Apalachicola to establish funding for some of the City's most pressings needs: infrastructure improvements to wastewater, drinking water, and stormwater systems and water quality protection. You can read the bill here.

 

The 2019 Hurricane Season is almost upon us. Stay up-to-date through the Franklin County Emergency Management Department with important information regarding including alerts, programs and evacuations. resources.  Click here to learn more.

 

Hurricane Michael Information, click here

2018-19 City Budget Budget

You may view the proposed 2018-19 Budget here. A final budget vote is scheduled for Tuesday, September 25.
The City's 2017-18 amended budget is available to download. You may view that budget here.

The 2017 Drinking Water Quality Report is available to review here.
The 2018 Drinking Water Quality Report is available to review here.

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