The Department of Water Resources (DWR) holds events year-round at locations throughout the county. There are numerous opportunities for you to get involved, give back, and learn more about water in our community.
Preregistration is recommended for some events. Look for a link with the event information.
Household Hazardous Collection Day
Date: Saturday, July 20
Time: 8:00am - Noon
Location: Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, located at 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy in Lawrenceville
Summertime is here! So join us for the 2nd annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day! Gwinnett County residents are allowed to bring up to five "containers" each of household hazardous waste for FREE! So beat the heat and bring your HHW items down to the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds.
For a list of acceptable items and quantity limits, please click here.
Events and Workshops
DWR also is happy to offer two large festivals each year, hosted at one of our award-winning facilities. At both festivals, you can take a tour of the facility, play games, make crafts, and enjoy free fairground food! Bring the whole family! See the schedule here.
Clean up Your Community
Request a Speaker
Our staff can bring brochures, do-it-yourself home water audits, children’s materials, and other conservation tools to distribute to participants.We have presentations for all ages and events, including classrooms, community groups, homeowners associations, or realtor associations.
To request a guest speaker or materials, or for more information, please contact us at 678.376.6952 or DWRinfo@gwinnettcounty.com.
More Ways to Get Involved
Take ownership of your waterways by participating in exciting activities such as monitoring water quality and bacteria at your local stream or creek. This program is available in partnership with Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful.
You can also learn more about DWR volunteer opportunities by signing up at VolunteerGwinnett.net and selecting Water Resources under "Search for projects by interest."
For more information on a wide range of topics, including conservation tips, how to protect water quality, how to find leaks, and homeowner responsibility, visit our Get Educated page.