In an effort to help limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all city facilities will be closed to public walk-ins until further notice. City services will be available online, by phone, and through limited in-person appointments. Please review the full news release here.


Winder City Council passed an Emergency Declaration and Ordinance which is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until 11:59 PM on April 6, 2020. Please read the full document here.

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)