Presenters from Georgia Perimeter College, the University of North Carolina Environment Finance Center, the University of Georgia River Basin and the American Society of Civil Engineers will explain why water conservation is important in DeKalb during the noon to 8 p.m. event.
Georgians are now limited to watering lawns and gardens between midnight and 10 a.m.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division imposed the water restrictions April 19 in the wake of a Level Two drought statewide.
The workshops will address various products that have toxins that enter the county's storm water system and pollute local lakes, streams, creeks and wildlife.
Participants will receive information on rain gardens, car washing, water wise households, septic tank maintenance, flood management and lawn care. The symposium will also provide information on the county's flood hazard mitigation, home buyout programs and flood plain assessment services.
The Clarkston campus is at 555 Indian Creek Trail.
For more information, visit www.yourDeKalb.com or call Mike Walker at 404-294-2379.