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    • Outlook for Precipitation in Georgia 

      Plummer, Gayther L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      Outlooks for climate changes in the next few decades must take into account all historic evidence for climatic changes in the past. Wet-dry periods are historic facts and evidence of cyclic periods is abundant. Thus, a ...
    • Habitat Suitability Criteria for Assessment of Instream Flow Needs for Fish 

      Crance, Johnie H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      In the western portion of the United States, competition for stream water has often been fierce. Water resource management agencies in the southeastern United States, where water has been relatively abundant, are now ...
    • Water: Essential for Agriculture 

      Underwood, Rudy (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      The water supply in Georgia has been taken for granted since early times. With an average rainfall of over 50.inches annually, many large and small fresh water lakes, thousands of rivers and streams, and possibly the ...
    • Importance of Groundwater Inflows for Maintenance of Striped Bass Habitat in the Flint River and Lake Seminole 

      Van Den Avyle, Michael J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      Adult striped bass are heavily dependent on habitats influenced by the inflows of cool water from groundwater sources in the Flint River between Albany, Georgia, and Lake Seminole. Fish tracked with radio transmitters in ...
    • Water Conservation Measures for Short and Long-term Water Demand Reduction 

      Ashmore, Laurie E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      Consistently meeting demands can prove to be a difficult task when dealing with a finite resource like water. There are incidences when water demand reduction is a viable alternative to increasing water supplies. This ...
    • Efficient Use of Water Supplies Through Cooperative River Management: The Atlanta Experience 

      Stevens, Patricia A.; Burkett, Edmund B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      The Atlanta, Georgia, metropolitan area is a rapidly growing urban area of 2.2 million people which withdraws over 70 percent of its water supply from the Chattahoochee River. Four major water supply intakes are located ...
    • Why Xeriscaping Makes Good Sense 

      Karr, Philip R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
    • Development of a Trihalomethane Control Strategy 

      Skalsky, Daniel S.; Hildebran, Randy E.; Simmons, Carl S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      In 1974, Congress adopted the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) which directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop national standards for drinking water quality. As a result of growing concern about the ...
    • Rainfall Trends in the Georgia Coastal Plain 

      Sheridan, J. M.; Knisel, W. G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      This paper examines available historical rainfall data for several locations in the Coastal Plain of Georgia to determine current trends in annual and seasonal rainfall, and to explore the potential impact of these ...
    • Water Management for the Future - A State Perspective 

      Burdette, Thomas C., Jr. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
    • Water Supply Planning and Coordination in the Atlanta Region 

      Stevens, Patricia A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the regional planning and development agency for the seven-county Atlanta Region. The area encompasses Clayton, Cobb; DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton, Gwinnett and Rockdale counties. The ...
    • The 1986 and 1988 Droughts in Georgia 

      Armbruster, Jeffrey T. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      In making water-resources decisions, especially those related to water supply and wastewater discharge, management agencies rely heavily on low-flow data, typically the 7-day 10-year low-flow statistic. The U.S. Geological ...
    • Where are We Going From Here? Current Legislation and Water Issues 

      Kundell, James E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      In the eyes of future historians, the year 1989 may well be identified as a milestone year for the management of Georgia's land and water resources. The legislative package emanating from the Governor's Growth Strategies ...
    • A Stochastic Control Method for Hydropower Scheduling 

      Georgakakos, Aristidis Peter; Meeks, Marty (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      Optimal scheduling of hydropower operations is a process involving a plethora of complicating factors. On any given day, reservoir operators must skillfully balance upcoming inflow forecasts against available storage, ...
    • Development of Water-table and Depth to Water Maps for the Southeastern United States Using a Geographic Information System 

      Clarke, John S.; Sorensen, Jerry W.; Collins, George (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
    • The Historical Rome, Georgia Rainfall Series 

      Erhardt, Robert D., Jr. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      The Rome, Georgia meteorological record is among the oldest continuous series in the Southeastern United States. Commencing in 1855, it is today the nation's longest voluntary climatic record maintained within one ...
    • Real-time Hydrologic Data Collection Systems for the Southeast 

      Gimmestad, Bradley L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      One of the principle non-structural methodologies for mitigating flood damages is through an effective flood warning system. Throughout much of the country, extensive development in, adjacent to, and upstream of numerous ...
    • Application of Reservoir Sizing Techniques in Georgia 

      Martello, William P.; Burnett, Pamela S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
    • Book Cover and Front Material 

      Hatcher, Kathryn J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
    • Intergovernmental Cooperation in Planning and Implementing a Wastewater Treatment Facility 

      Stuber, Larry M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1989-05)
      This paper will describe how four government entities came together technically, economically, politically,and environmentally to serve a major portion of Effingham County with the lowest possible cost wastewater treatment ...