The goals of the Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection and the Environmental Assistance and Protection Board are to protect public health and the environment of Forsyth County by minimizing the impacts of environmental contaminants, educating the public about pollution prevention and promoting conservation of natural resources in the community.
Following is a comprehensive report of the water quality of the streams in Forsyth County. This report was requested by the late Commissioner Walter Marshall and was completed in his honor. Commissioner Marshall was a strong proponent of environmental protection issues in Forsyth County.
The Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection Advisory Board is accepting applications for Special Environmental and Air Quality Awards to recognize innovative programs that reduce pollution and improve the environment in Forsyth County. See more and how you may apply here: