Based on CEO Thurmond's recommendation, on February 23, 2021, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners approved a new Capital Improvement Program for the Department of Watershed Management (DWM) for the period 2021-2030 (CIP 2021). This visionary 10-year, $2.4 billion program will invest in and maintain the water and wastewater infrastructure vital to all County residents. CIP 2021 represents a new day for DeKalb County and has been developed using best-practice approaches and state-of-the-art hydraulic modeling, master planning, and project prioritization techniques. Further details on the development, definition, and funding of CIP 2021 are provided at the links below.
|The County developed CIP 2021 through a thorough and transparent process involving frequent reports and presentations to the Board of Commissioners. A full archive of Board presentations can be accessed here.
Learn more about the DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management infrastructure projects.
Department of Watershed Management currently services over 5,000 miles of water and wastewater pipes in the county system.
Consent Decree DeKalb County's Federal Consent Decree is the implementation of certain sanitary sewer system programs and improvements.
Capacity Assurance Program Processes and Protocols for Developers and Contractors who wish to work with DeKalb County.