Tag Archives: Flint River

Flint River Flood Warning Extended

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has extended the flood warning for the Flint River through Saturday.  With a predicted crest of 25.9 feet, the flood stage is considered minor.  Last January, the Flint River reached a height of 30.28 feet, reaching the 11th highest mark in recorded history.  The flood of 1994 reached a height of 37.20… Read More »

Flint River Projected to Reach Flood Stage This Week

Decatur County Emergency Management Agency P.O. Box 726 Bainbridge, GA 39818 229-248-3869        [email protected] Charlie McCann, Director Tonya Griffin, Deputy Director Monday, January 23, 2017 11:00 a.m.   The National Weather Service has issued a FLOOD WARNING for the Flint River in Decatur County. The FLOOD WARNING for the Flint River in Bainbridge continues until further notice.  … Read More »

Flint River Basin Most Endangered

Washington — American Rivers today announced its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®, naming the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin in Alabama, Florida and Georgia the Most Endangered in the country. Outdated water management and rising demand have put the basin at a breaking point. The water conflict that has gripped the region for almost three decades has come… Read More »

Outage at Bainbridge wastewater treatment center sending sewage into Flint River

Monday afternoon update We emailed Julie Harris at the City of Bainbridge with some additional questions about the issues at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and here was her response: Sowegalive: In the pictures you posted on Facebook, when it shows the Decatur County Fire and Rescue pumper truck, what exactly was happening there? Harris: In one of the… Read More »