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The history of drought in the Southeast region of the United States demonstrates the importance of conserving our water resources. Metro Atlanta faces some unique water resource challenges. It is located at the headwaters of its major river basins. This means we have the shallowest and smallest parts of these resources from which to draw our water. The granite bedrock beneath Cobb County means groundwater is not a viable supply for the region. Metro Atlanta and Cobb County remain dependent on surface water sources. Cobb County receives its water from the Chattahoochee River and Lake Allatoona.
Cobb County Water System has launched the Water Efficiency Program to assist customers with saving water and lowering water bills. There are programs and materials available through our Water Efficiency Program to help you as Cobb County strives toward the responsible management of this essential resource.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Cobb County Water System (CCWS) with a 2014 WaterSense Partner of the Year award. The Water Efficiency Program was honored at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference for its commitment to water efficiency and efforts to educate Americans about WaterSense during 2013. Click here to read the Press Release .
Cobb County Water System is a USEPA WaterSense Promotional Partner. WaterSense products are independently tested by a third party and proven to save 20% over conventional products. When upgrading your plumbing and irrigation equipment look for the WaterSense Label.