RCWSA hears General Manager’s Report for June 2024

This week, the Rabun County Water and Sewer Authority (RCWSA) heard the June 2024 report from General Manager Brendan Thompson. “The June 2024 ending balance on the RCWSA Operating Bank Account was $143,659.71. June 2024 Water System Total Billings were $387,928.62. June 2024 Wastewater System Total Billings were $168,668.72. June 2024 Water and Wastewater Total Billings were $556,597.34. June 2024 Accounts/Receivable were $267,107.90 as of June 30, 2024. In June, 124 work orders were completed. For the South Water System, Lake Rabun WTP pumped to distribution system volume for May 2024 was 26,582,000 gallons. Pumped to distribution system volume for June 2024 was 26,877,000 gallons; an increase of 295,000 gallons or 1.1% from May 2024 to June 2024. Customers’ June 2024 meter readings were done on June 21, 2024. Bills were sent out on July 3, 2024. There were six new connections for the month of June 2024. Unaccounted for water volume for the month of June 2024 was 6.7%. For the North Water System, Little Tennessee WTP pumped to distribution system for May 2024 was 19,633,000 gallons. Pumped to distribution system volume for June 2024 was 20,415,000 gallons; an increase of 782,000 gallons or 4.0% from May 2024 to June 2024. Please note that the RCWSA’s Standard Operating Procedures has water from the LTWTP being brought to the Mountain City’s Distribution System and the City of Clayton Distribution System through the Control Valve. Meter Reading and Bills were sent at the same time as the South Water System. There was one new connection for the month of June 2024. Unaccounted for water volume for the month of June 2024 was 53.2%. Total Water System Unaccounted-For Volume Percentage for the month of June 2024 was 27.4%. At the Rabun County Water Reclamation Facilities and Collection Systems, regular preventive maintenance on motors and machinery continues and grass mowing and weed-eating are ongoing. There was one new sewer connection for the month of June 2024.” In addition, fire hydrant maintenance and valve exercising is ongoing system-wide.