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Services & Utilities

Water, Sewer, Sanitation and
Utility Provider Information

 
Hahira is blessed with a secure natural water supply.  In fact, Hahira has become known throughout South Georgia for its abundant, reliable water resource. Even during the drought conditions of recent years, the city's water system met customer demands. 
 
GENERAL INFORMATION
 
Hahira Public Works Department is located at 500 S. Hall Street.  You may reach us at (229) 794-3747, fax us at (229) 794-1002, or e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Our hours are 6:45 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Thursday and 6:45 AM to 2:15 PM Friday.
 
Utility bills are mailed out on the 1st of each month and are due on the 15th.  If not paid by the 15th, a 15% late charge will be added.  If bill is not paid in full by the 20th, water service will be disconnected on the 21st.  Before service can be reconnected, a $25.00 reconnect fee is due for restoring service between the hours of 8:00 AM and 3:30 PM and $75.00 after 3:30 pm Monday through Friday, weekends and/or holidays.  The reconnect charge, late charges and monthly billing charges must be paid prior to services being restored.
 
WATER AND SEWER RATES

Water, sewer and sanitation service arrangements can be made at City Hall.  A $100.00 deposit is required of residential customers.  Commercial deposits range from $100 to $500 based on service requested.  Military residents with valid ID require a $50.00 deposit.

Residential Water and Sewer Rates

Inside City Limits (Water)
Gallons                                               Rate
First 3,000 (minimum)                      $15.39
Per thousand after first 3,000          $3.71
 
Outside City Limits (Water)
Gallons                                               Rate
First 3,000 (minimum)                      $22.82
Per thousand after first 3,000          $3.71
 
Inside City Limits (Sewer)
Gallons                                               Rate
First 3,000 (minimum)                      $19.64
Per thousand after first 3,000          $5.31

Commercial – Industrial Water and Sewer Rates

Gallons (Water)                                  Rate
First 3,000 (minimum)                      $28.12 
Per thousand after first 3,000          $3.71
 
 Gallons (Sewer)                                  Rate
First 3,000 (minimum)                      $27.06
Per thousand after first 3,000          $5.57

To sign up for services, click here for an application.  We require a copy of your driver's license and a copy of your lease if you are renting, along with the applicable deposit.  

SANITATION RATES

Household garbage pickup is mandatory within the city limits of Hahira.   All garbage is collected at curbside. Residential collection days are Wednesday through Friday.  Garbage cans should be placed at curbside the evening before the scheduled pickup day.   Commercial rollout collection days vary based on location, containers should be placed at curbside the evening before the scheduled pickup day.  If you are unsure of your scheduled pickup date, feel free to call City Hall at (229) 794-2330.
*Please note that if your can is not curbside, garbage will NOT be collected until the next scheduled pick-up (handicapped excluded).  

Residential Sanitation Rates:
$12.25 per curbside container with weekly pickup

Commercial Sanitation Rates:
$16.00 per curbside container with weekly pickup

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YARD WASTE AND RECYCLABLE COLLECTION SITE

Hahira offers a voluntary recycling program (adopted in 1993) and encourages recycling.  The recycling center is located just outside city limits on Union Road (southbound from exit 39).  A current City of Hahira utility bill and proper identification is required for use of the recycling center.  This service is currently available to all Hahira citizens at no cost.  Hours of the collection site are as follows:
Saturdays 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed from 12:00 – 1:00 PM for lunch)
Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Items accepted are:
Yard waste
Plastic and glass recyclables
Cardboard
Appliances
 
Items NOTaccepted are:
Paint
Tires
Building material
Computers
Motor oil
Any hazardous waste

The sanitation department offers curbside collection of yard waste and other non-hazardous material. To utilize this service, you must call (229) 794-2330 to request a pickup.  The charge is $25.00 per dump-truck load and can be paid at time of request or can be billed on the following utility billing cycle. 

OTHER UTILITY PROVIDERS

Georgia Power Company
Electrical service to areas within the city limits is provided by Georgia Power Company.  A customer service office is located at 104 South Church Street next door to City Hall. Telephone (888) 660-5890.

Windstream Corporation
Windstream Communications provides local area telephone service.  Telephone (800) 501-1754 for residential service or (800) 501-1776 for business service.

Natural Gas
Since deregulation of the gas industry, Scanna Energy is one of several natural gas providers for the Hahira Area.  You can call them toll free @ (877) 467-2622 or 866-245-7742. 

Cable Television Service
Cable television service is provided in the Hahira area by Mediacom.  The local office is located at 275 Norman Drive, P.O. Box 2215, Valdosta, Georgia 31602.  Telephone 1-800-927-0410

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS
If you have questions or comments, please stop by City Hall or contact us at (229) 794-3747.

Click HERE for the 2016 Hahira Water Quality Report