Minor Wastewater Discharge Reported to EPD 11/25

Public Notice

MINOR WASTEWATER DISCHARGE REPORTED TO EPD:

EPD Coastal District
400 Commerce Center Dr.
Brunswick, GA 31523

DATE OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Friday, November 25, 2022

REPORT SUBMITTED: Monday, November 28, 2022

LOCATION OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Pooler Water Reclamation Facility located at
1091 S. Rogers St., Pooler, GA

CAUSE OF DISCHARGE: Surge of foam development in the aeration basin.

ESTIMATED DISCHARGE: Estimated less than 4000 gallons of foam.

RECEIVING WATERS: NO WATERS OF THE STATE WERE IMPACTED

CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN: Foam was neutralized with de-foamer and foam
overflow was collected with vac-truck.

SPILL STATUS: Foaming issue is no longer happening.

CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN TO PREVENT FUTURE DISCHARGE: Monitoring
of foam growth and more frequent utilization of de-foamer when conditions indicate
possible growth.

SIGNS POSTED: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

MEDIA/HEALTH DEPARTMENT/ OTHERS NOTIFIED: Spirit Newspaper, WRQH
Savannah, WSAV TV, and the Chatham County Health Department

CONTACTS: Charles Heino Office: 912-445-0050 Mobile: 912-445-1884

Early Closure 11/23

Our administrative buildings will be closed starting at noon November 23rd. We will resume normal business hours on the 28th. 

Santa Visits Your Neighborhood

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The City of Pooler is very lucky to have been able to schedule time for Santa Claus to visit our neighborhoods! In order to keep Santa and our firefighters safe, he will not be able to step off of the truck to visit, but he will wave and wish you a happy holiday season! Please see below for Santa’s schedule. If we experience inclement weather, we'll do our best to reschedule.

  • Friday, December 2 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Berwick Lakes, Bluelake, West Tisbury, Vineyard Haven, Hamilton Grove, Cottage Creek, Martello, Baynard, Rosamund, McQueen, Tippens, Easthaven, Decker, Fremont, South Trail, Fern, Gateway, Belle Gate, Olde Gate, The Parc at Pooler Apt

  • Saturday, December 3 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Mosby Lakeside Apt, Lakeview, The Station, Village Green, Blue Moon, Olympus Carrington Apt, Avala Apt, Mallory, Sullivan, Fairway, Sutton, Claremont, Bramswell, Spanton Crescent, Westbrook

  • Sunday, December 4 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. 
    Brooklyn, Quacco, Harmony, Raindance, Greystone, Pebble, Deer Walk, Timberland Gap, Silverton, Longleaf, Browning, Redfield, Cross Creek, Garden Acres, DJs, Estates, Arbor, Madison, Tuten

  • Friday, December 9 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Pinewood, E. Mell, S. Skinner, Whatley, James, Teitgen, Middleton, E. Collins, N. Skinner, E. Salter, Moore, Rothwell, Beatty, N. Rogers, Holly, Gleason, Cliff, Pinewood, Durden, W. Symons, Cardinal, Purple Finch, Robin, Dowd, Brighton Woods

  • Saturday, December 10 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Sangrena, Forest, Woodlands, Plantation, Everett, Big Bend, LaVista, Towne Lake, Village Lake, Copper Village, Copper Creek, Copper Brook, Silverbrook, Forest Lakes, Sinclair, Tahoe, Wyndham, Grand View, West Lake Heron

  • Sunday, December 11 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. 
    Parkside, Morgan Pines, Somersby, Pineland, Lake House, Casey, Pineview Crossing, Godley Station, Pampas, Carolina Cherry, White Dogwood, Yellow Jasmine, Arbors, Arbor Village, Pink Dogwood, Nandina

  • Friday, December 16 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m
    Farm Lake, Old Bridge, Coopers, Pickett Fence, Cattle Run, Old Pond, Rocking Horse, Serengeti, Winfield, Benelli, Grasslands, Tigers Paw, Winchester, Southwilde, Lion's Fen, Westwind, Tanzania, Gazelle, Viceroy, Godley Pampas, Redbud, Magnolia

  • Saturday, December 17 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Gov Treutlen, Dublin, Claxton, Baxley, Lyons, Preserve Apt, Tanger Outlets, Villas at Park Ave, Courtney Station Apt, Pooler Station Apt

  • Sunday, December 18 & Friday, December 23 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. 
    Tentative; makeup dates

2022 Trick-or-Treat Dates and Times

The City of Pooler will be celebrating Halloween on Monday, October 31. Trick-or-treating will be permitted from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

2022 Tree Lighting

Tree Lighting 2022 Flyer 85x11 v2

Public Hearing & Informational Session for Pooler Parkway / Quacco Road Widening Project

The City of Pooler is holding a public hearing and information session for the Quacco Road Widening Project. The hearing will be held on November 15, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers on the third floor of Pooler City Hall, located at 100 US Highway 80 SW, Pooler, Georgia. A presentation will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. describing the project and summarizing the planned improvements. The public will have the opportunity to ask questions and leave comments following the presentation.

The Quacco Road project includes widening and lane configuration changes from Blue Moon Crossing to Canal Bank Road. The improvements will include pedestrian and cyclist facilities, as well as new signals at the intersection of Old Quacco.

Pooler Polling Location Changes & Corrections

Please note that Precinct 8-16 has changed from the Oaks to the Museum of the Mighty Eighth located at175 Bourne Ave Pooler, GA 31322. We have also been informed that the State of Georgia sent out a number of misprinted precinct cards. The corrections are as follows:

Precinct 8-17
Georgia Tech, Savannah Campus
210 Technology Circle, Savannah, GA 31407

Precinct 7-11
Savannah Fire Station 14
480 Highlands Blvd, Pooler, GA 31322

Atlantic Waste 9/30 Trash Collection


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Minor Wastewater Discharge Reported to EPD

Public Notice | MINOR WASTEWATER DISCHARGE REPORTED TO EPD:

EPD Coastal District
400 Commerce Center Dr.
Brunswick, GA 31523

DATE OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

REPORT SUBMITTED: Thursday, September 29, 2022

LOCATION OF MINOR DISCHARGE: Harden Canal near the overpass of Pooler
Pkwy (32.112140, -81.266128).

CAUSE OF DISCHARGE: The cause of the discharge was an overflow of the
treatment plant diversion pond.

ESTIMATED DISCHARGE: 8,640 gallons

RECEIVING WATERS: Harden Canal, a tributary of the Ogeechee River.

CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN: The pond level was lowered.

SPILL STATUS: Discharge is no longer leaking.

CORRECTIVE ACTION TAKEN TO PREVENT FUTURE DISCHARGE: Higher
amount of free-board space in the pond was created.

SIGNS POSTED: Friday, September 30, 2022

MEDIA/HEALTH DEPARTMENT/ OTHERS NOTIFIED: Spirit Newspaper, WRQH
Savannah, WSAV TV, and the Chatham County Health Department

CONTACTS: Charles Heino Office: 912-445-0050 Mobile: 912-445-1884

Hurricane Ian City Hall Closure | September 29-30

The State of Georgia and Chatham County have both issued a State of Emergency for Hurricane Ian. Due to the threat of severe weather conditions, Pooler City Hall will be closing Thursday, September 29 at 3:00 p.m. and will remain closed through the weekend. Pending any unforeseen weather or safety issues, we anticipate resuming normal business hours Monday, October 3.

Visit https://ready.chathamcountyga.gov/Hurricane/Ian2022 for storm updates within Chatham County. You may also wish to familiarize yourself with the information and resources available online with other official public sources to assist with your preparedness before, during, and after a storm event.

HURRICANE SEASON RESOURCES

Emergency Alert Systems

Federal/State/County

Utilities & Services

  • Georgia Power
  • Atlantic Waste
  • Hargray / Xfinity
  • Emergency: 911
  • Emergency Utility: Water (912) 414-4369; Sewer (912) 210-1514
  • Non-Emergency Public Safety: Police (912) 748-7333; Fire & Rescue (912) 748-7012

Guides & Other Resources

City of Pooler, GA | 100 SW US HW 80, Pooler, GA 31322
City Hall: (912) 748-7261
Police Department: (912) 748-7333

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