1970's

1970 - The Northeast Clayton County Water Reclamation Facility opened, with 800,000 gallons of treatment capacity per day.

1971 - The Little Cotton Indian Creek (W. J. Hooper) Plant expanded from 10.0 to 14.0 MGD. Revenue bonds of $4 million were sold to finance construction of the system. Bob Oliver was retained to provide legal counsel for the CCWA.

1972 - The Flint River (W.B. Casey) Water Reclamation Facility expanded from 6.0 to 9.0 MGD. The R.L. Jackson Water Reclamation Facility opened, with 1.0 MGD treatment capacity. Revenue bonds of $4.5 million helped finance system construction.

1973 - The CCWA refinanced its 1971 bonds in the amount of $3.76 million to finance construction of the system.

1977 - Edgar Blalock, Jr. was selected as Chairman of the CCWA Board. Revenue bonds of $12 million were sold to finance construction of the system.

1978 - The CCWA acquires the property that includes Shamrock Lake.

1979 - The Little Cotton Indian Creek (W. J. Hooper) Plant expanded from 14.0 to 20.0 MGD of water production capacity, while the R.L. Jackson Plant expanded from 1.0 MGD to 4.5 MGD of wastewater treatment capacity.

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