RCWSA General Manager gives Monthly Report for August of 2021
At their recent meeting, the Rabun County Water and Sewer Authority (RCWSA) heard the monthly report for August of 2021 from General Manager Brendan Thompson. “The August 2021 ending balance on the RCWSA Operating Bank Account is $67,685.42. For the South Water System, the August 2021 Water Bill has been delivered to the City of Clayton. Unit Rate is $3.28/1,000 gallons beginning in July 2021. Water Bill Amount is $105,663.64. Please note that the billing methodology agreed to by contract between RCWSA and the City of Clayton was implemented on August 1, 2019, and terminates on September 30, 2024. Lake Rabun WTP pumped to the distribution system volume for July 2021 was 36,551,000 gallons. Pumped to distribution system volume for August 2021 was 37,243,000 gallons; an increase of 692,000 gallons or 1.9% from July 2021 to August 2021. Pumped to distribution system volume for August 2020 was 39,316,000 gallons; a decrease of 2,073,000 gallons or -5.3% from August 2020 to August 2021. City of Clayton’s August 2020 billing volume was 33,664,079 gallons. City of Clayton’s August 2021 billing volume was 32,214,525 gallons. A decrease of 1,449,554 gallons or -4.3%. Customers’ August 2021 meter readings were done on August 25, 2021. Bills were sent out on September 1, 2021. No new taps for the month of August 2021. Unaccounted for water volume for the month of August 2021 was 4.5%. For the North Water System, Little Tennessee WTP pumped to the distribution system for July 2021 was 16,080,000 gallons. Pumped to distribution system volume for August 2021 was 15,768,000 gallons; a decrease of 312,000 gallons or -1.9% from July 2021 to August 2021. Customers’ August 2021 meter readings were done on August 25, 2021. Bills were sent out on September 1, 2021. One new tap for the month of August 2021; paid for, but not installed yet, Gail Galbreath. Unaccounted for water volume for the month of August 2021 was 3.1%. At the Water Reclamation Facility and Collection System, regular preventive maintenance on motors and machinery. Grass mowing and weed-eating. Also, we installed two new starters for the Secondary Clarifier skimmer arm.” Fire hydrant maintenance and valve exercising is ongoing as well.