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    Water is the livelihood of metro Atlanta. We need it to sustain and thrive. Through our efforts, water use has dropped 10 percent despite a one million population increase. To meet future demand, we plan to do more.

    Learn more about how we are leading regional conservation efforts

    Access to clean water is important for our safety and vitality. We educate our communities on pollution prevention and turn wastewater into clean water, returning 67% of what we use back to its source.

    Learn how we protect the water in Metro Atlanta and downstream

    Water conservation and pollution prevention are priorities to protect this natural resource that we share with our neighbors downstream. Since 2000, the District saw a 10 percent drop in total water withdrawals despite a population increase of one million people. Our conservation efforts have resulted in lower per capita usage than in Tallahassee, Tampa, Birmingham and Montgomery.

    Learn more about current litigation
  • 2015 Middle School Essay Contest

    14th Annual Essay Contest Now Open to Middle School Students

    Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders that attend schools in Bartow, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Paulding and Rockdale counties are invited to participate.

    Learn more about the essay contest

  • Toilet Rebate Program

    Save Water, Earn Money

    Don’t flush money down the toilet. Replace your high flow toilet with a new WaterSense labeled toilet and receive a $100 rebate. Through this effort 100,000 toilets have been replaced with more efficient models, saving more than 2.5 million gallons of water per day.

    Learn more about the toilet rebate program

  • My Drop Counts

    Are You Committed to Conservation?

    Everyone must do their part – the public, businesses, and even the government. Learn more about water conservation, calculate your usage, and find out how you can make a difference. Pledge your commitment to save water and explore how others are making sure every drop counts!

    Learn more at My Drop Counts

  • 2015 High School Video Contest

    Here's the Scoop on Pet Waste

    The Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District is pleased to announce the 2015 High School Video Contest. Ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth grade students are asked to create a 30-60 second water education video public service announcement focused on this year's topic, "Here's the Scoop on Pet Waste."

    Learn more

New & Newsworthy

  • Supreme Court Accepts Florida Case Against Georgia

    In the next step of litigation between the states, Georgia will soon file an answer to Florida's complaint related to equitable apportionment of waters in the Apalachicola-Chattahochie-Flint (ACF) basin.
    Learn more about litigation history in the basin
  • Georgia Seeks Answers to Water Supply Needs

    Atlanta Regional Commission, Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority and the State of Georgia filed lawsuits against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prompt a response to water supply requests that have been pending for more than 30 years.
    Learn more about the ACT lawsuits
  • EPD Rule Update

    Stakeholder comments on possible new Rules for Water Quality Control relating to the Triennial Review process requested by December 10, 2014.

Upcoming Meetings

Water Drop Dash 5K

Race along the Chattahoochee River, and then enjoy giveaways, activities and games at the Family Water Festival. Get a running start and register today