Get Dirty To Stay Clean!

We need volunteers to come out and get dirty with us as we remove trash to keep our rivers clean!  Read More…


Water Discolored?

Are you experiencing water discoloration? It may be due to Fire Hydrant Maintenance. Find out what to do…


What’s the Buzz?!

Awarded for being the BEST!  Our Etowah River Water Treatment Plant earns 2014 top award. Read More…


Take a Kid Fishing!

Plan to come fishing this spring at the Hollis Q. Lathem Reservoir. It’s filled with fish! Read the Rules…


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Cherokee County Water and Sewerage Authority strives to provide high quality water and sewer service to more than 170,000 residents in Cherokee County, Georgia.

The historic Etowah River originates in the mountains of Lumpkin County north of Dahlonega and flows in a southernly direction into Cherokee County. The Hollis Q. Lathem Reservoir is created from the waters of Yellow Creek, another North Georgia mountain stream. These are the main sources of Cherokee County’s excellent water.