CCWA will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. We will resume normal business hours on Thursday, June 20. If you have a water, sewer or stormwater emergency, please call us at 770-960-5200.

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CCWA hosts Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in the spring to give Clayton County residents the chance to drop off a wide variety of items we often have stored around the house that have a detrimental effect on our environment. This event is hosted by our Stormwater Utility and is free.

This year’s event will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at our W.B. Casey Water Resource Recovery Facility off Flint River Road in Jonesboro. Residents should enter at 8890 Roberts Road off of Flint River Road.

The following items are accepted:

  • household paints (latex & oil)
  • cooking oil/grease
  • oven cleaners
  • aerosols
  • bleaches & chlorine
  • drain cleaners
  • pesticides & herbicides
  • automotive & household batteries
  • motor oil
  • transmission fluid
  • antifreeze
  • paint thinner
  • wood strippers
  • insect sprays & rodent killers
  • propane & butane tanks
  • fluorescent bulbs
  • fire extinguishers

The following items are NOT accepted:

  • Over the counter medications and pharmaceuticals
  • household trash
  • automotive tires
  • electronics
  • old computers/monitors
  • yard waste

Prescription/Over the Counter Medication Local Drop Box Locations

The Clayton County Water Authority thanks you for doing your part to protect our environment and prevent misuse and abuse. Here is a list of local drop box locations for prescription and over-the-counter medications. Needles and liquids are not accepted.

CVS Pharmacies

22 Upper Riverdale Road, Riverdale

1029 Forest Parkway, Forest Park

Walgreens Pharmacy                                        

1855 Hudson Bridge Road, Stockbridge

Clayton County Police Headquarters

7911 North McDonough Street, Jonesboro


Prescription Drug Disposal