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.
Join us for our next event:
Water Production Open House and Festival
Date: Saturday, May 18
Time: 10am - 2pm
Location: Shoal Creek Filter Plant, 1755 Buford Dam Rd, Buford
Join us at the Water Production Open House and Festival, hosted by the Gwinnett Department of Water Resources on May 18 from 10am - 2pm. At this free, family-friendly celebration, learn the amazing science of water, how it's processed, and how it gets to your home with a tour of the Shoal Creek Filter Plant. Enjoy free food, kids' activities, arts and crafts, games, giveaways, and touch-a-truck. Staff from multiple County departments and community partners will be present to answer questions.
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.