Utilities - Water, Sewer, & Garbage

The Town of Thunderbolt offers water, sewer, and garbage service to its residents. These services are billed on a monthly basis, and processsed on the 10th day of each month.

To establish service a few guidelines should be followed:

1. Complete Service Establishment Form (at the Town Hall). When establishing service please bring official pictured identification. If you are a property owner, please bring documentation of ownership (i.e. statement of sale). There will be NO deposit required for home owners, excluding mobile home owners. If you are renting, please bring pictured ID, a copy of your lease and a $175 refundable deposit is required.

2. Garbage service is included with all water/sewer service establishments.
There is a $30 non-refundable deposit for garbage cart. For garbage customer service including compliments, complaints, or special pick up service requests, please call Atlantic Waste, (912) 964-2000 .
WE CAN NOT SEPARATE GARBAGE SERVICE COST.

3. If a deposit is required, it is payable by check, cash, or Money Order ONLY. Service will not begin until payment is received. Should payment be declined by the customer's financial institution, a $35.00 returned check fee plus $25.00 reconnect fee will be applied and service will be interrupted until payment is confirmed.

Refund Policy: All refund requests must be submitted directly to the Utility Billing Department at Town Hall. 

See Atlantic Waste Website for additional information

Further questions regarding Thunderbolt Utility Service should be directed to the Utility Clerk at the Thunderbolt Town Hall, (912) 354-5533.

Other Recycling Resources, Including Information on Hard to Recycle Materials:
The Chatham County Resource Conservation Education Center (CCRCEC) maintains information on its website to help citizens of the County, including Town of Thunderbolt residents, to dispose of hazardous and nonhazardous household waste properly. The website includes a listing of facilities and businesses that will accept waste oil, hard to recycle materials, toxic wastes, and recyclables from the public.