PARADE UPDATE: Unfortunately, the weather forecast has gotten worse for both temperature and precipitation and we are not going to be able to have our Christmas parade on December 8th as originally planned. We are, however, working with GDOT to get approval to reschedule the parade. The reschedule date is next Saturday, December 15th at 2pm. Thank you for understanding!

Wastewater Department

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(770) 868-0863

For after-hours emergencies call:
Winder City Hall - (770) 867-3106

Wastewater System Information

The City of Winder contracts with ESG Operations, Inc. for the operation of the city's wastewater plants and the wastewater collection system. Clay Sykes and Dan Groselle, the co-founders of ESG Operations, Inc., are Registered Professional Engineers and each have more than 20 years of experience in the operation of wastewater treatment and collection facilities. Neil Counts, the Project Director, is a Registered Professional Engineer and has more than 15 years of experience in design, consulting and management of municipal facilities.

ESG brings a professional engineering approach to its utility and public works management services, bringing with these services, an unparalleled dedication to its partners, communities and core beliefs. For more information on ESG Operations, Inc., visit their website at

Key Personnel

  • Regional Manager: Neil Counts, P.E.
  • Project Manager: Trey Crisp
  • Wastewater Plant Manger: Scott Moody (Georgia Certified Wastewater Operator – Class I)
  • Collection Systems Manger: Adam Kytle (Certified Wastewater Collection System Operator)