This guide is for landowners who want to build a new pond or to renovate an existing pond. Part One provides a basic explanation of the steps needed during the planning and designing process. There are Federal, State, and local government agencies that can assist and help with the requirements. Part Two provides information, links, and explanations about why it is important to use this guide when constructing a pond in Georgia.
Mission: To effectively and efficiently manage stormwater runoff and protect the safety, property and environmental quality of unincorporated Catoosa County.
The Erosion and Sediment Control Program was set up to improve and protect Georgia's urban soil and water resources by reducing the amount of erosion from urban development sites. The program educates local governments and erosion and sediment control professionals on urban BMPs and certifies professionals to meet Georgia's standards for land-disturbing activities.
Watershed Dams, Water Supply, and Water Resources & Land Use Planning
GSWCC Watershed and Water Resources Programs provide research, funding and technical expertise on Georgia's water supplies, dams, and river basins. To protect and restore the state's water quality, GSWCC analyzes key watersheds and identifies opportunities to assist river basin stakeholders and all of Georgia in water planning processes and policies that improve water management and efficiency.