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Biomerics Breaks Ground on Expansion

Last Friday, five officials from Biomerics and the City of Athens ceremonially dug in and threw a shovelful of dirt, and so began a construction project which will mean between 40-60 new jobs for Athens. "We're kicking off another 24,000

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Temporary Disinfectant Conversion in the Public Water System

The City of Athens public water system, (PWS) ID 1070005, has temporarily converted the disinfectant used in the distribution system from chloramine to free chlorine. The conversion began February 20, 2021 and will continue until March 19, 2021. During this

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SBA Stands Ready to Assist Texas Businesses and Residents Affected by the Severe Winter Storms

SBA Stands Ready to Assist Texas Businesses and Residents Affected by the Severe Winter StormsVirtual Recovery Centers to Open Tuesday, Feb. 23SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents as a result of President Biden’s

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Winter Weather Impacts Water System

==Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:56PMBoil Water Notice Rescinded City of Athens – PWS 1070005 2/24/2021On February 17, 2021, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the City of Athens public water system, 1070005, to issue a Boil Water Notice to

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ONCOR Update

ONCOR: EMERGENCY UPDATEFor additional information, contact: Oncor Communications 877.426.1616DALLAS (Feb. 18, 2021)  Yesterday, ERCOT directed Oncor and other utilities to begin restoring power previously dropped from the electric grid. As a result of the increased generation and stable demand, Oncor has since