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Stormwater Utility Information
Gwinnett County implemented a stormwater utility in 2006. This utility provides support for major stormwater activities such as replacing stormwater pipes, reducing flooding, fulfilling regulatory requirements, and reducing pollution carried by stormwater to our waterways.

If you are interested in having a speaker come to your home owners association or civic group meeting, please contact us at the email address given in the next paragraph.

To send questions or comments, please e-mail swservice@gwinnettcounty.com.


Stormwater Videos

Please click here now to watch the "Stormwater Utility - The Solution" video.

Please click here now to watch "The Challenge of Stormwater" video.


Stormwater Utility Appeals

Stormwater Utility Documents

Past Press Releases

Stormwater Service Fee Credits

As a key component of the County's stormwater program, the Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources (DWR) has implemented strategies and practices that encourage community-wide participation and understanding of the overall stormwater program. The method an incentive program providing "Credits" to stormwater utility fees in exchange for performing certain aspects of the community stormwater activities or in exchange for implementing practices that can reduce operating or maintenance costs for the community. 

Stormwater Credits Introduction

Stormwater Credits Manual

Stormwater Credits Application Form (Word)

Stormwater Credits Application Form (PDF)

Public Participation Activities
Adopt-A-Stream (Summer)
Storm Drain Stenciling
Shore Sweep (September)

For more information about our public participation programs, please click here.


Free Training Programs:  Workshops

Rain gardens, detention pond maintenance, composting, low-pesticide lawn care... our workshops cover these topics as well as other gardening and home care techniques that promote better water quality and a healthier environment.

The full schedule of workshop topics and locations for 2017 can be found here. The schedule shows both Water Conservation and Water Quality workshops. Water Quality Workshop participants may be eligible to receive a 5% credit on their Stormwater Utility Fee. Click here for more information.

There are three ways to register for one of our upcoming workshops:

For online registration, please click here.
To send an email, click here.  Please include your name, address and telephone number.
Call 678.376.7126.  If you leave a message, please include your name, address and telephone number.