The Lake Lanier Association booth at a local boat show. Recreational lake users also benefit from our efforts.MISSION

Lake Lanier Association’s mission is to protect Lake Lanier and its watershed ensuring a clean, full and safe Lake Lanier that enhances the lake’s economic value to Georgia. The association strives to preserve the quality and quantity of the water for all users who rely on the lake and its watershed to enhance their quality of life. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the LLA seeks to fulfill its mandate of protecting the quality and quantity of Lake Lanier through its of education, action and advocacy.


Lake Lanier Association is comprised of individuals who care deeply about the preservation of this natural resource. Together they are a powerful group of concerned citizens who get involved with creating solutions for threats to the water quality and quantity of Lake Lanier. Regular meetings and newsletters allow for distribution of the most relevant and current information available regarding issues affecting Lake Lanier. Becoming a member and subscriber to our online news is the best way to know what is going on and how you can help.

A full dumpster at our annual Shore Sweep event.Action

LLA coordinates annual events such as Shore Sweep, Adopt-a-Lake, the annual Golf Tournament and other hands-on opportunities for our 3000 membership. These events have proven to be highly successful. Some of our achievements include:

  • Preserving the lake with monthly monitoring and testing for our Adopt-A-Lake program at 20+ sites
  • Preventing deterioration of the shoreline and the watershed
  • Leading hundreds of volunteers in removing an average of 35 tons of trash lake-wide per year


Lake Lanier Association represents its members’ interests in private, corporate and government sectors, and strives to be a voice in the overall management of Lake Lanier.  LLA works with all regulators to preserve the rights of all the lake’s users by offering expertise and facilitating dialogue.