Stormwater pollution comes from everywhere throughout metropolitan north Georgia including residential yards, driveways and rooftops; commercial businesses and office parks; manufacturing and industrial facilities; construction sites; schools, hospitals and other institutions; roads and highways; and even parks and golf courses. Therefore it is important that everyone—individuals, households, businesses, institutions and governments—is sufficiently aware and concerned about the significance of their actions and potential for polluting our water resources through public awareness and education.
The Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District is committed to a comprehensive regional stormwater public awareness and education effort known as the Clean Water Campaign that includes three district elements:
The Clean Water Campaign encourages the protection of our water resources by informing residents and businesses on how to reduce the impacts of those activities that lead to nonpoint source pollution and polluted stormwater runoff. More information about the Clean Water Campaign can be found at www.cleanwatercampaign.com