Technical Assistance Program

Metro Water District Technical Assistance ProgramThrough the Technical Assistance Program (TAP), Metro Water District staff provides technical and implementation assistance to our member jurisdictions across a broad range of water resource planning areas. TAP ensures the quality and integration of implementation activities by helping communities plan projects, identify resources and develop strategies to address specific problems. Assistance is available to all communities, utilities and water authorities in the 15 county area. This program is coordinated with the Atlanta Regional Commission's (ARC) other assistance and outreach activities in the 10-county region including MRPA, Green Communities and Community Choices.

The Technical Assistance Program offers the following services:

  • Plan implementation guidance to jurisdictions, utilities and authorities
  • Assist member governments with completing the District’s annual assessment survey
  • Facilitate intergovernmental groups and joint inter-water supply watersheds
  • Connect peer jurisdictions working on similar projects
Water Supply and Water Conservation: Watershed Management:
  • Assistance with developing stormwater management programs
  • Assistance with section 319(h) grants
  • Support, develop and implement innovative stormwater solutions
  • Guidance for septic system management
  • Assistance with implementing the wastewater management programs
Education and Outreach:
  • Provides education and outreach materials
  • Assistance in developing educational programs
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) Programs
In addition to the Menu of Services offered by the Metro Water District, the Technical Assistance Program can provide more information and connections with the following Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) programs:
Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District