The Fayette County Commission will spend $17,500 to survey Lake Peachtree to determine if it needs to be dredged to remove silt buildup.
A contract for that amount was approved last week with the county’s consulting engineering firm, Mallett Consulting.
The lake is owned by Peachtree City but has been used as a county reservoir for drinking water since the late 1980s under a 50-year agreement brokered between the city and the county.
Pursuant to that agreement, the county has to conduct a survey of the lake every eight years for silt intrusion. Read More»