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    • Racking up the Savings: Planning and Evaluating Cost-beneficial Water Conservation Programs 

      Keyes, Alice Miller (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      As Georgia communities strive to use water more efficiently, planning for the appropriate water conservation programs is critical to successfully managing demands. The Alliance for Water Efficiency, a national stakeholder-based ...
    • Radionuclides in Sediment at Nuclear Facilities in Georgia 

      Rosson, Robert; Lahr, Jeff; Garcia, Ramon; Blackman, Clifford; Bernd, Kahn (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      As part of its environmental radiological surveillance program, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources monitors man-made radionuclides in sediment below the outfalls of nuclear facilities. Sediment acts as a ...
    • Radon-222, Radium-226, and Uranium in Georgia Piedmont Well Water 

      Butler, Anna H.; Kahn, Bernd (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
    • 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 ...
    • Rainwater harvesting: a decentralized water system complementing the centralized water system 

      Williams, Steven (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04)
      Water in Atlanta is plentiful. However, it is just not managed very well. We use approximately 600,000,000 gallons of water each day (gpd) in metro Atlanta according to the Metro North Georgia Water District (MNGWD) ...
    • Ramp down Rate in the Revised Interim Operation Plan: Is Mother Nature Too Harsh on the Endangered Mussels in the Apalachicola River? 

      Zeng, Wei; Zhang, Yi (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      A careful review of the pre-impoundment data shows that much of the natural ramp down rate at the receding limb of peaking flow events would be “outlawed” or not allowed by provisions of the Revised Interim Operation Plan ...
    • The rationale for reservoirs 

      Mathis, James E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      Reservoir construction should be avoided, if there is a better alternative. However, in many cases, reservoirs are the only practical alternative for sustaining public water supplies during a drought. Water system ...
    • Reaching Accord on Meeting Water Supply Needs: Citizen & Decision Maker Perspectives 

      Routhe, Aaron S.; Heinrich, Emily N.; Feldman, David L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      Like many areas in the Southeast, water supply decisions are failing to keep up with population and economic growth in Cumberland County, TN. Despite six technically feasible options, social factors such as the attitudes ...
    • A Real Test for the Georgia Drought Management Plan - Drought Indicators at Work and Georgia’s Response to the 2006-2008 Drought 

      Zeng, Wei; Kim, Inchul (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2011-04)
      Georgia Drought Management Plan (Drought Plan), which was approved by Georgia Department of Natural Resources Board On March 26, 2003, experienced the first comprehensive test by the 2006-2008 drought. Signs of drought ...
    • 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 ...
    • Reallocation of federal multipurpose reservoirs: principles, policy and practice 

      McMahon, George F.; Farmer, Michael C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      Most federal reservoirs placed in operation throughout the United States over the past 50 or 60 years serve multiple objectives, typically flood control, hydropower, navigation, recreation, water quality protection, ...
    • Reallocation of Lake Lanier, Georgia 

      Stevens, Patricia A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
    • Reallocation of Water Storage in Federal Water Projects 

      Pless, H. Al (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Municipalities in the state of Georgia with limited water resources may find Federal water projects to be a suitable source of water. This paper discusses the evolution of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers policy in regard to ...
    • Reallocation of Water Storage in Lake Lanier 

      Burkett, Edmund B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The Corps of Engineers has worked with the State of Georgia and metropolitan Atlanta governments since the early 1970's to identify long term water supply sources for the Atlanta area. Corps' studies culminated in a ...
    • Rebutting regulated riparian 

      Wodraska, John R. (Woody) (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      As water becomes a more limited resource throughout the country, more states are asking, “Is the allocation of water a guaranteed, commoditized property right or a protected public resource?” Georgia has attempted to answer ...
    • Recharge to High Yield Wells in the Piedmont 

      Dowd, John F.; Marshall, Jane E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Currently most of the municipal water supplies in the Piedmont are from surface water, although there is increasing interest in developing groundwater sources. The igneous and metamorphic rocks contain little primary ...
    • Reclamation of Orphan Eroded Sites with Volunteers 

      Weeks, Gene (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-03)
      There exist numerous small, 5-20 m² eroded areas, which are typically along roadsides, behind businesses or on abandoned areas. A good name for these areas are ‘orphan’ sites because they are hard to manage and few people ...
    • Recommendations for Metering Agricultural Water Withdrawals in Georgia 

      Thomas, Daniel L.; Harrison, Kerry A.; Norton, Virgil; Norton, Nancy A.; Hook, James E.; Eigenberg, D.A.; Wheeler, L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2003-04)
      The purpose of this short document is to provide general recommendations for approaches to measuring agricultural irrigation withdrawals from surface and ground water resources for the state of Georgia. With over 20,000 ...
    • Recommendations of the Georgia Board of Regents' Scientific Panel on Evaluating the Erosion Measurement Standard Defined by the Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act 

      Kundell, James E.; Rasmussen, Todd C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The 1993 Senate Stormwater Control Study Committee reviewed the Georgia Erosion and Sedimentation Act of 1975 and, among other recommendations, petitioned the Lieutenant Governor to request that a scientific panel ...
    • Recommendations to Citizen Groups for Chemical Monitoring of Streams and Rivers 

      Wenner, David B.; Miller, William P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)
      Recommendations are made for modifying the methods used by citizen groups that follow the Georgia Adopt-A-Stream Program (GAAS) protocols for chemical monitoring of streams. These suggestions include estimating or measuring ...