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Stormwater Credits Application Deadline extended to March 1
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Stormwater Credits Application Deadline extended to March 1

Gwinnett County, GA--  (submitted by Gwinnett Communications)  Stormwater credits are available to Gwinnett County property owners who take actions to limit the amount of stormwater that leaves their properties or clean pollutants from the stormwater runoff. There are four credit categories available: Watershed Stewardship, Water Quality, Channel Protection, and Peak Flow. The total maximum credit for any property is 40 percent. Please view the Stormwater Credits Introduction for an explanation of these credits.

The deadline to submit applications to receive the following Watershed Stewardship credits during the 2011 billing cycle has been extended to March 1:

  • Public Participation
  • Watershed Improvement Project
  • Low-Impact Parcels
  • Conservation Use Valuation Assessment (CUVA)
  • Conservation Easements
  • Farmland Deep Tillage
  • Fencing Livestock Out of Stream
  • Stream Restoration/Streambank Stabilization
  • Stream Buffers that Exceed 75-feet Standards
  • Rain Barrels
  • Residential Rain Garden/Bioretention Facility
  • Automatic Sprinkler Sensor Installation
  • Direct Discharges to Another County
  • Septic Tank Maintenance
  • Connection to Sanitary Sewers

Applications for County-Approved Training Programs, Non-Residential School Education, Water Quality, Channel Protection, and Peak Flow credits must be submitted by December 31, 2011, in order to receive credit for the 2012 billing cycle. For more information about stormwater credits and how to apply, please click here

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