For more than ten years, Nutter & Associates has provided Claxton Poultry Farms with permit compliance monitoring services for land-applied effluent, ground water, surface water and soils at Claxton Poultry Farms Riverside Land Application System (LAS). Protocols for the monitoring program are included in an Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Manual developed by Nutter & Associates for the 1,430-acre LAS. Nutter & Associates summarizes all monitoring data into monthly data reports which are provided to Claxton Poultry Farms for submittal to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.
In addition to monitoring services, Nutter & Associates provides Claxton Poultry with technical assistance related to operation of the Riverside LAS and monitoring program including:
- Review and interpretation of monitoring results and trends
- Geotechnical investigations for renovation of the ground water monitoring network
- Evaluation of alternative crop systems and nitrogen balance calculations for land application fields
Claxton Poultry Farms Riverside LAS received the 2003 “Best in Georgia” Award for Large Land Application Systems from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals.
Claxton Poultry Farms, Evans Co., GA