Augusa, GA (WJBF) – The Augusta Utilities Department and Augusta-Richmond County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) have received results from the first round of tests on water samples from the Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant.
The results were presented Wednesday evening and show that the water is negative of any contamination or substances that could cause harm to the health of those living and working in Richmond County, as well as Fort Gordon.
Separate sets of samples were collected on Tuesday and Wednesday. The results are achieved after a mandatory 24-hour incubation period, according to Richmond County EMA spokesperson Dee Griffin.
The second, and final, test results will be revealed on Thursday, according to Griffin.