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    • Alberto: A Hydrometeorological Nightmare 

      Garza, Carlos, Jr. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The year 1994 was an enigma of sorts as far as tropical activity is concerned. While the summer season yielded only three hurricanes, several tropical systems were spawned that produced disastrous results over the ...
    • The Alcovy Protection Plan: A Regional Approach to Watershed Protection 

      Ruhlman, Melanie B.; Wenger, Seth (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      The Alcovy River Watershed Protection Project is the first comprehensive regional land use and water quality study of the Alcovy River watershed. Multiple regulatory requirements created the need for a watershed ...
    • Big boxes and stormwater 

      Fite-Wassilak, Alexander H. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-07-11)
      Big-box Urban Mixed-use Developments (BUMDs) are mixed-use developments with a consistent typology that incorporate big-box retailers in a central role. They are also becoming popular in the Atlanta region. While BUMDs ...
    • Breakdown Rates of Tulip-poplar Leaves in Streams Draining Suburban Watersheds 

      Herbert, Susan; Meyer, Judy L.; Armbrust, Kevin; Shuman, Larry M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Leaf litter inputs are an integral part of stream food webs. Changes to this basic food resource from natural or anthropogenic causes can have repercussions at higher trophic levels. Stormwater runoff from residential ...
    • City of Griffin Stream Bank Restoration Program 

      Phillips, Lee; Alford, J. Eric; McLeod, M. Brad (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Urban growth and development has adversely affected the water quality, stability, and biotic integrity of the streams within the city of Griffin, Georgia. The implementation of corrective measures for addressing stormwater ...
    • Downstream Hydrographic Effects of Urban Stormwater Detention and Infiltration 

      Ferguson, Bruce K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Urban stormwater hydrographs with various degrees of detention and infiltration were routed through 30 hypothetical drainage networks. Only infiltration reduced flow volume. Infiltration shortened flow duration while ...
    • Feasibility and life cycle assessment of decentralized water, wastewater, and stormwater alternatives for residential communities with a variety of population densities 

      Jeong, Hyunju (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-11-19)
      Centralized infrastructure (CI) is difficult to sustain with limited water and fossil fuel resources because CI withdraws 100% of water demand from the environment as an open-loop system and electricity is consumed to ...
    • Forecasting for Hurricane Josephine 

      Craver, Tarran; Atwell, Jonathan (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      The Southeast River Forecast Center (SERFC) is responsible for the production of river forecasts for all the rivers that drain into the Atlantic Ocean along the coasts of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and ...
    • Georgia Stormwater Management Manual 

      Haubner, Steven M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      The Georgia Stormwater Management Manual is a comprehensive document designed to provide guidance on the management of urban stormwater runoff quantity and quality for the entire state of Georgia. Published in three ...
    • GIS Aids Atlanta Stormwater, Watershed Planning 

      Miller, John; Wright, Sharon; Brundage, Carolina; Evans, John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      The purpose of this paper is to share an approach to watershed and stormwater management that uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to advance research and analysis of hydrologic processes and how spatial patterns ...
    • The Independence Day Flood of 1994, and Effects on Water Levels in the Upper Floridan Aquifer, Albany Area, Georgia 

      Hicks, David W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Remnants of Tropical Storm Alberto moved from the Gulf of Mexico into southwestern Georgia on Independence Day weekend, 1994. Rainfall was scattered over the western half of Georgia, eastern Alabama, and the Florida ...
    • Metro Atlanta Water Resources Overview 

      Stevens, Patricia A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      An overview of water resources issues in the Atlanta region of north Georgia. This paper includes a discussion of stormwater and nonpoint source pollution, TMDLs, municipal wastewater treatment and water supply challenges ...
    • Planning and Policy Implementation Strategies for Green Stormwater Best Management Practices in the Proctor Creek Watershed, Atl 

      Bowman, Ryan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-05)
      The purpose of this paper is to provide policy recommendations that inform an effective implementation strategy for small-scale green infrastructure projects in the Proctor Creek watershed, thereby reducing the environmental ...
    • The Representation of Stormwater Management in Design: Toward an Ecological Aesthetic 

      Calabria, Tamara G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Carefully planned stormwater management can help to mitigate the disturbance caused by urban development. Though landscape architects, planners, and urban designers acknowledge its importance, many generally regard ...
    • Stormwater Utilities in Georgia 

      Brown, A. Thomas (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      There are three stormwater utilities currently formed and operating in the state of Georgia. The City of Griffin formed the first stormwater utility in 1997. Since that time, the City of Decatur and Columbia County have ...
    • Transport of Trace Elements and Semi-volatile Organic Compounds in Fluvial Sediments of the Lower Flint River (Georgia) and Apalachicola River (Georgia,Florida, Alabama) Basins During Tropical Storm Alberto, July 1994 

      Buell, Gary R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)
      August and November of 1992, 19 main-channel, tributary, reservoir, and floodplain= sites in the Flint and Apalachicola River basins were sampled as part of an occurrence and distribution survey for trace-element and ...
    • Watershed Planning in a NPDES Phase II Community 

      Greuel, Richard A.; Absher, Charles D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      With the impending NPDES Phase II permit regulations; many communities are seeking ways to meet the six minimum controls that must be implemented with the permit. The City of Griffin has implemented and continues to ...
    • Web based asset management the for stormwater protection program 

      Kurz, J. Scott (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04)
      DeKalb County is responsible to maintain and inspect over 150,000 public stormwater assets. It has been managing its stormwater inspections and maintenance records largely through spreadsheets and manual entry. DeKalb ...