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Constructed Wetlands Exhibit to be Displayed at Fernbank Museum

Clayton County Water Authority’s (CCWA) innovative use of constructed treatment wetlands will be part of a special exhibit at Fernbank Museum of Natural History on Saturday, November 13th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The museum recently opened a new exhibit entitled “Water:H2O=Life” that runs through Ja...


East Jesters Creek Stream Restoration/Nature Preserve Project Underway in Lake City

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Clayton County Water Authority’s (CCWA) latest stream restoration project is a joint effort with Lake City that will result in a more stable stream and a nature preserve for area residents. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on September 21st to mark the beginning of both projects. The East...


More than 700 Visitors Enjoyed 11th Annual Wetlands & Watershed Festival

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Visitors at the Clayton County Water Authority’s 11th Annual Wetlands and Watershed Festival held on October 2nd enjoyed the beautiful fall weather while having fun learning about nature. CCWA Staff logged in 703 visitors during the festival, which was held at the Newman Wetlands Center in Hampto...


Nationwide Prescription Drug Take Back Program Set for September 25th

The Clayton County Water Authority (CCWA) is joining forces with the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office, Clayton County Police Department and City of Morrow Police Department to encourage residents to participate in a prescription drug Take-Back initiative that allows residents to get rid of unused ...


Dragonflies Are The "Jewels" of the Wetlands

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On a hot Sunday morning in July, 15 adults and 5 young people gathered at the Newman Wetlands Center for an instructive walk with Georgia’s expert on dragonflies, Giff Beaton of Marietta. Having written the widely acclaimed Dragonflies & Damselflies of Georgia and the Southeast in 2007, he ha...


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