Atlanta Watershed fires 13 employees following investigation - CBS46 News

Atlanta Watershed fires 13 employees following investigation

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

The Atlanta Department of Watershed Management fired 13 of its employees Friday following an investigation of theft and policy issues.

Mayor Kasim Reed's office released to CBS46 News this statement:

"13 employees within the Department of Watershed Management were notified today of the city's intent to separate employment.  Several months ago, the City initiated a series of investigations and audits of the Department's policies and procedures.  Although the investigations into theft, water quality, and management/performance are ongoing, today's terminations were deemed necessary and appropriate. The Reed Administration holds every operating department to the highest professional standard.  The Department of Watershed Management will continue to provide safe and clean drinking water, wastewater, and watershed protection services to the community."

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