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Department of Water Resources Events
This fall the Department of Water Resources has something for everyone! 

            Watershed Cleanup Events . . . Open House . . . Workshops

                       Make plans to join us at one of these activities.

Pre-registration is recommended for several of these events.  If pre-registration is requested or recommended, a link will be included with the event information.

Want to learn more about what happens at a Watershed Cleanup Event?  Here are a few videos from past events:

Great Gwinnett Wetlands 2017

Great Days of Service 2016

Great Gwinnett Wetlands 2015

Jackson Creek Watershed Cleanup 2015

Check this page often for updates on all of DWR's Community Events.

Fix A Leak Week
Fix a Leak Week is March 19-25.  

Did you miss our workshops this month?  You can find great resources to help you find and fix leaks here.  


DWR invites you to our FREE April workshops!

Household Hazardous Waste
At this workshop you will learn how to identify, manage, and dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) in your home. 


Time: 1:00am - 2:30pm 
Location: Lilburn City Hall, 340 Main St., Lilburn 30047

Rain Gardens (Outdoors)*
This workshop is a hands-on learning experience on how to create rain gardens.  Attendees will learn the practical and aesthetic benefits of having a rain garden, as well as the most beneficial locations to place it.

  April 17
:00pm - 5:30pm 
Location: Gwinnett Tech Horticultural Garden, 5150 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Lawrenceville 30043

*Please note:  This workshop will be held outside. In the event of inclement weather, outdoor workshops may be moved or rescheduled.  Information on relocated or rescheduled workshops will be provided 24-hours in advance on this page.

Pre-Registration is recommended for DWR Workshops.  Click here to register for our FREE workshops. 

See all the workshops for 2018.  View or download the 2018 Workshop Calendar here.

DWR Events
Upcoming Events

March 24: The Water Drop Dash 5K

Join the Department of Water Resources at the annual Water Drop Dash. This 5K race along the Chattahoochee River is held during Fix a Leak Week and encourages residents to check their plumbing fixtures and repair any leaks. In addition to the race there will be a post-race Family Water Festivall that will include a DJ, gift card raffles, face painting, giveaways, and crafts.

For more information – including how to register – click here!  Registration is open through Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 6 p.m.

April 7:  Sweep the Hooch

Sweep the Hooch is an annual day of service to the Chattahoochee River mobilizing volunteers on foot, in waders, or paddlers to remove trash at sites throughout the watershed. Sweep the Hooch brings people together to give back to the mighty river that gives us so much.

For more information - including how to register - click here!

April 28:  Great Gwinnett Wetlands - Registration Now Open!

Join the Department of Water Resources and Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful  as we work together to protect and maintain Bromolow Creek and Wetlands.  For more information and to register, click here.

May 19:  Shoal Creek Open House

This free, family friendly celebration will give residents an opportunity to learn about their water and how it gets to their homes.

The open house features kids’ activities, arts and crafts and free refreshments. In addition, residents will be invited to tour the Shoal Creek facility to see how their drinking water is processed.