The water is still safe to drink in Pike County while residents in Upson County have been forced to boil their water to eliminate contaminants twice in the last six months. A water main break June 21 shut the water treatment plant down for repairs, affecting more than 2,000 customers and lasting five days. In February, possibly untreated water in the system forced schools and businesses there to close, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars.
It would be nice if Zebulon would check their Land Application (Sewer Spray) System as well as they do the drinking water. Residents in the area have been plagued with the sewer smell when going out of doors. That could mean the soil in anarobic (saturated)with water that still has sewerage smell in it. It has been said that water leaving the system via a stream has been contaminated. It make adjoining land nearly worthless including the Pike Business Park.