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Marietta to Hold Pre-Construction Community Meeting on Major Water Main Replacement Project

Marietta Water will begin a major water main replacement in January 2022 and is hosting a community meeting to update the public on the project, road closures and other matters that may be of interest to Marietta residents.

Here is the ad text from the city’s webpage:

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta will host a pre-construction community information meeting for a vital water main replacement project in Marietta Square at Waverly Way and Powder Springs Street on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber located at City Hall at 205 Lawrence Street, Marietta, GA 30060.

Marietta Water plans to begin construction of the project in January 2022. Information about the project will be provided at this meeting, including planned road closures, project duration and safety measures. This will be the best opportunity for the public to ask questions and provide feedback before the project begins. Marietta Water will make every effort to minimize the impacts that this project may present.

The meeting will be broadcast live on the Facebook page of the city of Mariette where you can view the presentation and submit comments or questions.

About the city of Mariette

The town of Marietta is the county seat of Cobb County. The latest estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau puts the city’s population at 60,867, making it the largest city in Cobb County by population.

However, the city is in a neck and neck race with fast-growing Smyrna, whose population was last estimated at 56,666.

Here are some fast facts from the Census Bureau

City of Marietta, Georgia

Population estimates 2019 60,867

Source: Population estimates for the 2019 vintage

Median household income $57,452

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

People living in poverty, percentage 14.0%

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Level of education: Percentage of secondary school graduates or more 87.7%

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

People without health insurance, percentage 18.1%

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Median home value $287,600

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Total housing units 26,878

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Number of companies 10,501

Source: 2012 Business Owner Survey: Company Summary

Male median income $36,894

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Median income of women $29,239

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Veterans 3,132

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription 84.9%

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates