Erosion and Sedimentation

Draft Updates currently out on Public Notice:

On January 25, 2021, EPD announced a virtual public meeting to discuss draft rule amendments to Chapter 391-3-7.  A copy of the January 25 notice is Download this pdf file. available here . The meeting was held on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 on the Zoom web conferencing platform. A copy of the presentation from this meeting is Download this pdf file. available here . Copies of the recorded meeting may be requested via email to

EPD is considering draft rule amendments that will ensure consistency with the 2020 amendments to the Erosion and Sedimentation Act of 1975 (SB 445) and include other clarifying amendments to the rules.  A copy of the draft rule amendments is Download this pdf file. available here .

Written comments are also welcomed and must be received by close of business on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Written comments may be emailed to  or sent via regular mail to: EPD Watershed Protection Branch, 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr., Suite 1462, East Tower, Atlanta, Georgia, 30334.  If you choose to e-mail your comments, please include the words “Watershed Protection Branch Draft Rule Amendments, Chapter 391-3-7” in the subject line to help ensure that your comments will be forwarded to the correct staff.

See all Erosion and Sedimentation forms on the EPD site.

Click here to view Public Advisories: Requests for State Waters Buffer Variance