The Newton County Water System is a wholesale provider of water. Water is treated at the Cornish Creek Water Treatment Facility located at Lake Roy Varner and at the Williams Street Water Treatment Facility located in downtown Covington.
From the Cornish Creek Water Treatment Facility drinking water is pumped through an intricate distribution system to 9 wholesale customers which in turn distribute, and retail the water to the consumer.
The Alcovy Shores Water Authority
The City of Covington
The City of Mansfield
The City of Newborn
The City of Oxford
The City of Porterdale
The Jasper County Water and Sewer Authority
The Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority
The Walton County B.O.C.
The Cornish Creek Water Treatment Facility houses the Newton County Water Resources departmental offices, water quality lab, Lake Varner Park office, and maintenance divisions.