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Welcome to the Water Conservation Office
Our Water Conservation Office Earns National Recognition from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Athens-Clarke County Public Utilities Department with a 2022 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award for promoting WaterSense and water efficiency in 2021. The award marks the sixth consecutive year the Public Utilities Department has earned national recognition as a Sustained Excellence recipient. Thank you, Athens, for all you do to use our community water efficiently.
Provide the necessary resources to promote a water-efficient lifestyle through education, collaboration, and action to sustain our water resources and elevate the value of water in Athens-Clarke County.
Inspire a desire to protect our water by promoting a culture within Athens-Clarke County that values our waters and water services, thus ensuring a lifetime supply for today and future generations.
|The Water Conservation Office|
Athens-Clarke County hopes to increase the life span of its water system facilities beyond 2050 with an aggressive Water Conservation Program. This effort can help control costs and minimize rate increases as our community continues to grow and change.
The Water Conservation Office (WCO) promotes a culture of conservation by:
Water System Efficiency
|Outreach and Education|
The Water Conservation Office plans and implements a variety of educational programs to promote water efficiency. In 2020, the WCO reached over 2,300 children and adults despite the limitations created by the pandemic. They earned the EPA's WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award in 2021 for the fifth consecutive year.
Learn more about available Water Conservation Programs or contact the Water Conservation Office at firstname.lastname@example.org, 706-613-3729.
|Water Conservation Resources|