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    • Nutrient Contributions of a Coastal Plain Stream to Lake Blackshear 

      Cofer, Harland E., Jr.; Tietjen, William L.; Wysochansky, William J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Lake Blackshear is a hydro-electric impoundment located on the Flint River and is owned by the Crisp County Power Commission. The lake was created in 1930. It has a surface area of 34.5 km^2 and a mean depth of 5.4 m. It ...
    • Comparison of Infiltration and Detention in the Georgia Piedmont Using Recent Hydrologic Models 

      Ellington, M. Morgan; Ferguson, Bruce K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Infiltration is a possible alternative to detention for control of urban stormwater. Infiltration is capable of controlling peak flows as is detention, but also promises the advantages of flow volume control, base flow ...
    • Diffuser Design and River Modeling 

      Christiano, Paul D.; Loudermilk, Daniel M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Permitted wastewater discharges from industrial facilities are required by state and federal environmental regulations to assimilate into the receiving stream within a reasonable distance downstream of the discharge. ...
    • Use of Organic N-Halamines as Water Disinfectants 

      Elder, Elisabeth D.; Ward, Alisha; Scott, Jesse (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Purpose. For many years potable water has been disinfected primarily through chlorination. A resulting problem has been the production of toxic trihalomethanes through reactions of free chlorine with organic impurities ...
    • Evaluation and Control of the Long-Term Water Balance on an Urban Development Site 

      Ferguson, Bruce K.; Ellington, M. Morgan; Gonnsen, P. Rexford (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The long-term water balance is promising but previously unused technique for evaluating and controlling the hydrologic effects of urban development. The water balance is a summary of all the inflows and outflows, over a ...
    • Georgia's Underground Injection Control Program Protects Ground Water from Improper Waste Disposal 

      Fuller, Wayne R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      To maintain ground water quality, the Georgia Geologic Survey Branch of the Environmental Protection Division (EPD), Georgia Department of Natural Resources, implements the Georgia Rules for Underground Injection Control. ...
    • PANEL DISCUSSION: Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments - Is Our Drinking Water Safe? 

      Barrett, Bruce R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Due to continued concerns over the safety of our drinking water, expressed by the public and others, the United States Congress passed the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) amendments in June, 1986. Significant regulatory ...
    • Savannah River Basin Study - Reassessment of Basin Needs and Priorities 

      Crosby, Leroy G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has recently completed an assessment of the water-related resources needs of the Savannah River Basin (Corps of Engineers, 1990). This paper discusses the needs that ...
    • Developing Watershed Protection Criteria for Georgia 

      Ashley, David M.; Word, David M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Most smaller public water systems in north Georgia have traditionally used groundwater; those that used surface water had little development in upstream watersheds and little need for watershed protection. The droughts of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Wetlands Mapping in Georgia Using LANDSAT Imagery 

      Canalos, Christopher G.; Ambrose, Jonathan P.; Robinson, Robert R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The Comprehensive Planning Act of 1989 provided for the development of a landcover database to be used in planning at state, regional, and local levels. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently ...
    • Water Use in Georgia, 1980-89 

      Fanning, Julia L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The Georgia Water-Use Program compiles annual data on the principal water users in the State which include the following categories: public supply, industrial, irrigation, thermoelectric and hydroelectric use. Data also ...
    • Legal Issues of Water Allocation for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin 

      Draper, Stephen E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Allocations for consumptive use of Chattahoochee River waters have led to a myriad of legal issues. Federal and state statutes and case law are conflicting. Complicating the matter are political considerations among the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Transformation of Riverine Organic Matter in Estuaries 

      Ertel, John; Alberts, James; Price, Mary (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Laboratory mixing experiments were performed using water from nine Southeastern US rivers and seawater to determine the physical/chemical processes occurring to riverine organic matter when in contact with salt water. The ...
    • Aquatic Plant Management in Georgia Power Company Reservoirs 

      Broadwell, Thomas L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Georgia Power Company (GPC) operates 14 reservoirs covering 57,905 acres. Six reservoirs are located in the Mountains, seven are in the Piedmont, and one is in the Coastal Plain. This presentation will summarize the aquatic ...
    • Book Cover and Front Material 

      Hatcher, Kathryn J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
    • PANEL DISCUSSION: Water Quality Regulations 

      Dozier, Jack (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      The Panel Discussion will be a one hour and 40 minute session in which the first hour will be used for panel members to present a brief discussion about a specific topic. The remaining time will be an open discussion with ...
    • Cost-Effective Design of a Treatment System for Cleaning Up Soils and Ground Water Contaminated with Petroleum Hydrocarbons 

      Arniella, Elio F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Today, it is not uncommon to drive around your neighborhood and notice that the comer gasoline station is out of service for several days for replacement of underground tanks. In fact, leaking underground tanks are ...
    • Leachate Tests for Solidified Hazardous Wastes 

      Blythe, Leslie J.; Arniella, Elio F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1991)
      Different criteria have been used to evaluate the effectiveness of solidified hazardous wastes. From a regulatory compliance perspective, leachate testing has been most frequently required to determine the adequacy of site ...