The Technical Assistance Program (TAP) offers technical and implementation support for our member jurisdictions across a range of water resource planning to ensure quality and effective integration. TAP helps our communities plan projects, identify resources, and develop strategies.

Services to Assist Regional Partners

The Technical Assistance Program (TAP) is available to all communities, utilities, and water authorities in the 15-county area and includes the following services:

  • Plan implementation guidance to jurisdictions, utilities, and authorities
  • One-on-one walkthrough meetings of the EPD-MNGWPD audit process (using 2022 Plan Audit Spreadsheet)
  • Assistance with completing the District’s annual assessment survey
  • Facilitation of intergovernmental groups and joint inter-water supply watersheds
  • Connection of peer jurisdictions working on similar projects
  • Stormwater Forecast explanation and analysis

2022 Water Resources Management Plan
Implementation Resources
By Action Item

Model Codes & Ordinances

The following Model Ordinances, guidance documents, FAQs, clarifying memos, and instructional videos support the development of regional and watershed plans and actions to protect water quality, public water supplies, and recreational values, and to minimize potential adverse impacts of development on waters in and downstream of the region.

Stormwater Forecast Tool

The Stormwater Forecast Script Tool provides users with an automated calculation method for calculating custom stormwater runoff volumes within an area of interest using the District Stormwater Forecast. The Stormwater Forecast is a planning-level estimate of the total potential storage volume required by Stormwater Control Measures to manage runoff from development at a basin scale under both current and future conditions.

GPB Virtual Learning Journey: Georgia Water

Developed in partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting, the Georgia Water Virtual Learning Journey takes students on an interactive experience of all things water. Users will discover where our water comes from, how wastewater is treated, the impact of weather events on Georgia, how to conserve and protect water resources, explore a number of career opportunities in the water industry, and so much more. Designed for students in grades 3-8 and aligned to the Georgia Standards of Excellence, this virtual learning journey presents key concepts through engaging videos, virtual reality, interactive maps and graphics, photo galleries, and informative text. Lesson plans, vocabulary, and fun student activities are also provided to support teachers and enhance learning.

Digital River Basin Profiles

An interactive tool for exploring the nine watersheds within the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District, it provides background information on physical & natural features, land cover & imperviousness, surface water management, and management issues & strategies.

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