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    • Groundwater Supply Assessment and Section 404 Permitting for Water Supply Reservoirs 

      Renner, James R.; Crawford, Thomas J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Upon review of permit applications submitted to the Savannah District of the U.S. Anny Corps of Engineers for construction of water supply reservoirs, it appears that groundwater supply has been assessed inadequately. The ...
    • Optimal Real-time Activated Sludge Regulation 

      Kabouris, John C.; Georgakakos, Aristidis Peter (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      An application of optimal control techniques in regulating a conventional activated sludge process (Figure 1) is presented. In this process, organics in the influent wastewater (substrate) serve as energy source for the ...
    • Water Management on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests 

      Henderson, Kenneth; Brock, Kirby; Ellis, Ray; Rightmeyer, Dick; Hansen, William (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Water resource management on National Forest land in Georgia plays a vital role in assuring an adequate supply and quality of water for future generations. To increase public awareness of the U.S. Forest Service mission ...
    • Erosion Studies in Burned Forest Sites of Georgia 

      Shahlaee, A. K.; Nutter, W. L.; Morris, Lawrence A.; Robichaud, P. R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Soil erosion from disturbed forestlands is of great concern to forest managers, soil scientists and hydrologists. The problem arises not only from detrimental effects of erosion on soil productivity but also by the adverse ...
    • Book Cover and Front Material 

      Hatcher, Kathryn J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
    • Changes in the Sport Fishery and Fish Population of West Point Lake, Since Impoundment 

      Ager, Leslie M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The early years of West Point Reservoir were marked by a rapidly expanding fish population and heavy use and harvest by anglers. During the late 1970's and early 1980's, the sport fishing harvest was dominated by black ...
    • Use of Modified Bioassessment Protocols for Evaluation of Water Quality 

      Cowie, Gail M.; Cooley, James L.; Dutt, Aditi (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      This study explored the potential for biotic evaluation of changes in water quality in the state of Georgia. Specific objectives were to: 1) evaluate application of EPA benthic assessment protocols for potential use in ...
    • Factors Related to Trophic Upsurge of West Point Lake 

      Bayne, David R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      West Point Lake, a 10,467 ha impoundment on the Chattahoochee River near West Point, Georgia, first reached full pool in June 1975. Both pre and post impoundment studies warned of the potential for accelerated eutrophication ...
    • Alternative Dam Construction Techniques 

      Bass, Randall P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Water resources management in Georgia has taken on new importance over the last few years because of a series of years where below-normal rainfall has occurred. Georgia on the average receives approximately 49 inches of ...
    • The Role of Georgia's Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Water Resources Programs 

      Hopper, Dennis (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      An understanding of the role of soil and water conservation districts should be an important element of any program applying water resources protection on the land. In the district's enabling act, they are, given the ...
    • Water Resource Development Act of 1986: Implementation in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 

      Parrott, D. L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The Water Resource Development Act of 1986, (WRDA'86), was a turning point in the Federal water resource development in the United States. The Corps of Engineers, as the principal agency responsible for the development ...
    • Use of a Nitrogen Leaching Model as a Design Criterion for Land Application of Waste Water 

      West, Larry T.; Cabrera, Miguel L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Land application is a viable alternative to conventional waste treatment plants for environmentally safe disposal of liquid wastes. To ensure protection of the state's water resources, guidelines have been established ...
    • Levels of Radium and Uranium in Georgia Public Water Systems 

      Rosson, Robert; Kahn, Bernd; Blackman, Clifford; Hardeman, James (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
    • Chemical Leaching in Large Conventional and No-Tillage Soil Columns 

      Radcliffe, David E.; Golabi, M. H.; Hargrove, William L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      No-tillage and other conservation tillage systems are very effective in reducing erosion, in part because macropores consisting of cracks, root channels, and worm and insect burrows can speed the flow of water through the ...
    • Survival Guide for S.L.A.P.P.s: Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation 

      Roquemour, Grayson (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
    • Storm Drainage Inventory System - The Gwinnett County Case History 

      Chastant, David B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The need for an storm drainage inventory system quickly becomes evident to those responsible for the maintenance of a storm drainage system. Reasons a system is needed and Gwinnett County's efforts to obtain a storm ...
    • Groundwater Radon Risk Mapping in Athens Region, Georgia 

      Rouhani, Shahrokh; Dillon, Marc E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Groundwater radon contamination is a common occurrence in areas underlain by granite and by granite gneiss and other high grade metamorphic rocks. In a recent study by Dillon (1989), approximately 300 wells in the Athens ...
    • Local Government's Role in Water-Efficient Landscaping 

      Santo, James M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The Atlanta Regional Commission's (ARC) Water Supply Plan assumes water conservation will be implemented; therefore, it is important to continually promote water conservation. A successful water conservation program should ...
    • Bioaccumulative Contaminants in Fish, Risk Assessment and Fish Consumption Advisories 

      Stober, Quentin J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Some issues surrounding management of chemical contaminants which bioaccumulate in fish are reviewed. Contaminants in aquatic life are of increasing concern for fishery management, environmental and public health agencies ...
    • Xeriscaping Saves Water - But Does It Save Money? 

      Wade, Gary L.; Weatherly, E. Neal (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Xeriscaping, pronounced "Zera-scaping", is a term coined in Colorado in 1981 to define the process of making a landscape more water-efficient, not only in the design phase, but also through proper installation and water-wise ...