Source Water

Source Water Assessment Program (SWAP)

The Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District in cooperation with the Georgia EPD and local government agencies completed a Source Water Assessment in 2020. 

The SWAP included pinpointing the following facilities: agricultural lots, marinas, hog farms, industrial parks, gas stations, vehicle repair shops, asphalt plants, storage tanks, boat repair shops, campgrounds, RV parks, dairy farms, dry cleaners, food processing, restaurants, hazardous waste generators, hospitals, landfills, landscaping companies, lawn maintenance companies, etc. These facilities are monitored for spills and contaminated runoff that may enter Cumming’s water supply watershed.