Utilities & Infrastructure

RAIL: CSX piggyback – Cordele (90 miles); CSX rail – Soperton (local).

WATER: Navigable River: Savannah River (9 foot channel depth) with public barge dock at Savannah (102 miles).

Seaport: Savannah Seaport (102 miles) with maintained channel depth of 42 feet.

ELECTRICITY: A part of Georgia’s modern integrated electrical transmission system, Treutlen County has excellent ability to supply industrial demands. Compared to 47% for the U.S., coal accounts for 84% of fuel used by the state’s power generating plants. This assures long-term continuity. If demand exceeds 900kw, any supplier can step in and offer service.

Georgia Power
Altamaha Electric Membership

NATURAL GAS: Supplied by Georgia Natural Gas and available in industrial quantities on an interruptible basis.

WATER: Plant capacity: 1,152,000 gal/day. Consumption: 240,000 gal/day average, 400,000 gal/day maximum. Storage capacity: 150,000 gal. Elevated. Source: 2 deep wells. Pumping capacity: 550 gal/min. Water system at industrial park has capacity to pump 550 gal/min. with elevated 150,000 gallon storage tank. Water use at park is approximately 480 gal/day.

SEWER: Plant Capacity: 400,000 gal/day; Plant Load: 250,000 gal/day; Primary treatment plant.  The industrial park is now being served by the City of Soperton and has the ability to tie onto their complete water and sewerage systems as backup.