Step 8: Tool Kit

Review tools that will assist you in developing a strategy to address the problems in your watershed.

Community Organizing

GreenLaw has created a comprehensive guide to assist you in understanding all of the laws that impact your community - not just the Clean Water Act - and how to organize to clean up your neighborhood.


A list of definitions for many useful environmental terms.

Overview of Georgia's Laws on Construction Activities

View a document that gives a summary of Georgia's laws on construction activities.

The Clean Water Act Laws and Regulations

In addition to building a strong body of information about your watershed, you may want to build a small clean water law library.

Major Environmental Laws

In addition the Clean Water Act, there are a number of laws, regulations, and ordinances at the federal, state, and local levels designed to protect and restore the quality of water where you live.

Common Acronyms Related to Watershed Protection

Become familiar with the watershed protection "speak."

EPD Contacts

Contacts in the Environmental Protection Division.

Open Records Act Request Letter

Request letter to use to request access to open records.