A Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Technical & Environmental Review Guidance and Forms

Associated guidance and forms may be found in the following sections:


System Design Guidance

Planning for Domestic Wastewater Systems

Sewage Systems

Water Pollution Control Plant Discharge Systems

Land Application Systems

The presentation from the August 6, 2018 Public Meeting regarding the above proposed document may be found here. The public comment period for the proposed revisions has been extended to September 14, 2018. Comments may be submitted for review on or before this date to EPDComments@dnr.ga.gov with the subject “Land Treatment System Guidelines."

Subsurface Systems

Reclaimed and Reuse Water


Technical Review Process Guidance and Forms

The guidance documents below provide detailed information on each individual step in the technical review process. An overview of the wastewater design approval process may be found here.

WPCP Design and Individual Permitting Sequence

Sewage Systems

Anti-degradation Analysis

Environmental Information Document

Design Development Report

Plans and Specifications

Operations Manual


State Environmental Review Process Guidance

The State Environmental Review Process is required for all POTWs that are receiving funding from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA). The guidance below offers a more detailed description of the process and associated requirements.