DeKalb County Watershed Management receives STREAM award





DECATUR, GAThe Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District recently awarded a STREAM Award to DeKalb County Watershed Management for Excellence in Education for the county’s “No , No Clog” program.

Since the program began in 2018, sewer spills in the county caused by clogs from fats, oils, and grease (FOG) have declined significantly, and residents countywide have been educated about the importance of pouring, scraping, and wiping these items into a container or the trash, rather than the sink.

The STREAM Award celebrates excellence in five areas:  water supply and conservation, wastewater, watershed and education; plus, one resilience award.  The award recognizes utilities, local government and authorities in the region that have gone above and beyond the base requirements of the Water Resource Management Plan. This recognition is given to water organizations that identify projects that are Sustainable, Thoughtful, Regional, Engaging, Applicable, And Measured (STREAM).

The STREAM Award is given to governments, utilities, and authorities that demonstrate exceptional leadership and innovative water resource management.

For additional information visit



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About us

On Common Ground News is published daily by On Common Ground, Inc (OCGNEWS.COM). The newspaper serves DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale and Metro Atlanta.

The opinions expressed by writers and contributors are not necessarily those of the publisher or the newspaper’s advertisers.

No portion of this newspaper may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the publisher.

We reserve the right to reject material and advertisements we deem inappropriate.

On Common Ground News
P.O. Box 904
Lithonia, GA 30058

(770) 679-5607

Latest News

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: On Common Ground News, 1240 Sigman Road, Conyers, GA, 30012, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact