Wastewater Division

The Barrow County Wastewater Department serves about 2,755 customers in unincorporated Barrow County, the City of Auburn, the City of Statham, and parts of the City of Winder. The Department operates two Water Reclamation Facilities, one at Tanners Bridge Road and the second at Barber Creek Road. Both Wastewater Treatment Facilities are permitted to process 500,000 gallons per day of wastewater. The Barber Creek facility has expansion capabilities of up to 1.5 million gallons per day. The Tanners Bridge Road Facility is currently being expanded to an additional 1.0 million gallons per day of capacity. The Wastewater Department infrastructure includes 13 pump stations, 21 miles of force main, 54 miles of gravity sewer lines, and 1,836 linear feet of reuse lines, and has a 1 MGD pre-purchased capacity agreement with the City of Winder in their Cedar Creek water reclamation facility.

Department Stats

  • Full-Time Employees: 5
  • FY 2021 Budget: $ 4,405,095