Georgia State Water Law and Policy
The Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is responsible for protecting and restoring Georgia’s environment. EPD is housed within the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The Board of Natural Resources “sets the rules and regulations for air and water quality, hunting seasons and bag limits, and other issues,” including hazardous waste management, water withdrawal permitting, fishing regulations and emergency response.
What’s New At EPD (news releases)
The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) “offers financing for drinking water, reservoir and water supply, water quality, storm water and solid waste infrastructure.” Financing can be obtained through different funds, including the Governor’s Water Supply Program.
River Basin Center (Eugene P. Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia)