Public Utilities

ROAD CLOSURE:  The southbound and center lanes of S. Lumpkin Street will be closed at the entrance to the UGA Tate Center Parking Lot beginning Friday, March 9, through Sunday, March 18, as the PUD begins work on a sewer rehabilitation project. 


Contact Us 

Physical Address
124 E. Hancock Ave
Athens, GA  30601

Bill Payments/Service/
Connect & Disconnect:



Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Phone: 706-613-3470
Fax:  706-613-3476

Emergency/After Hours Phone



We have regular facility tours and conservation workshops. Learn more at

The Athens-Clarke County Public Utilities Department treats and delivers about 15 million gallons of drinking water each day to about 110,000 people. Our system has the capacity to produce 36 million gallons per day and deliver it through 785 miles of water lines.

The Utility provides wastewater collection and treatment to all industrial and commercial customers and approximately 75 percent of the residential population. The sanitary sewer system consists of approximately 470 miles of gravity sewers, one pump station, and three water reclamation facilities (WRFs).

Learn about our Advanced Metering Infrastructure.


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