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    • A Strategy for the Management of Urban Streams 

      Mikalsen, Ted (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      As indicated in the Environmental Protection Division's recent assessment of statewide water quality (Water Quality in Georgia: 1992-1993), urban runoff and storm sewers, municipal nonpoint sources, and industrial nonpoint ...
    • Designing an Environmental Systems Analysis Laboratory for Research in Water Quality 

      McGovern, James F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Research efforts in wastewater treatment plants are becoming less difficult because more automated on-line instrumentation for water quality research has become available. Instrumentation for water quality research ...
    • Development of an Urban Waterbody Education Plan For Georgia 

      Nichols, David B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      This paper describes the development of an education plan for instructing the populace of Georgia concerning the sources and effects of nonpoint pollutants upon urban streams of the state. Completed in early 1994, the ...
    • Modeling The Financial Health Of Public Water Systems 

      Jordan, Jeffrey L.; Witt, Harvey J.; Wilson, James R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The purpose of this paper is to present a theory and a model for assessing the financial health of public water systems. Using financial information from 25 water utilities in Georgia, the paper seeks to identify the ...
    • Riparian Buffer Systems For Managing Effluents 

      Hubbard, Robert K.; Lowrance, Richard; Davis, J. G.; Newton, G. Larry; Vellidis, George; Smith, M. C.; Dove, R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The concept of utilizing riparian buffer systems to manage agricultural effluents is being investigated in two separate studies at the Coastal Plain Experiment Station, Tifton, Georgia. In one study determination is ...
    • Assessment Of The Possibility Of Metal Migration From A Municipal Waste Site 

      Kukier, Urszula; Gawda, M.; Moszczyliski, Z.; Pawlowski, L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Mobility of metals in a municipal waste site was studied. Solubility of metals in the material collected in the landfill was low at the neutral and slightly alkaline pH's, and was substantially increased at the acid pH. ...
    • Highlights and Insights: Pollution Prevention in Mid-Sized Firms 

      Foley, Carol; Huff, Claudia; McElvaney, Leigh; Elliott, Michael (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
    • Economic and Planning Issues Relevant for the Management of Inter­state Water Resources 

      Cummings, Ronald G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Prices can be used as an effective tool for providing incentives for efficient water use. Under ideal conditions prices will reflect the true scarcity of water in a region and can then provide extraordinarily valuable ...
    • Geochemistry and Hydrochemistry of the Oconee River Basin 

      Cocker, Mark D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      This study documents the background geochemistry and hydrochemistry of the Oconee River Basin (ORB) as part of the Comprehensive Basin Management Plan (SB 637), focusing on the distribution of heavy metals. The primary ...
    • Ground Water In Igneous And Metamorphic Rocks; Low-Angle Lithologic Contacts Related To Site-Specific Control Of Ground Water Occurrence 

      Crawford, Thomas J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Because of well-established empirical relationships, it is common practice to site water wells in igneous and metamorphic rocks near lithologic contacts. In highly eroded fold mountain ranges such as the southeastern U.S. ...
    • Low Dioxin and Asbestos Levels in Georgia's Drinking Water 

      Fuller, Wayne R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is researching the presence of asbestos and dioxin in Georgia's drinking water. The results of the research will be included in vulnerability assessments to determine public water ...
    • Teacher-Student Water Quality Trend Monitoring: An Investment in Sustaining Water Quality in Georgia 

      Gannaway, Susan P.; Callaham, Mac A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      This paper describes a program that trains teachers to conduct trend monitoring research projects with their students. This project is important because it provides citizen awareness on the part of both teachers and ...
    • Using Grass Strips to Filter Catfish Pond Effluent 

      Ghate, Suhas R.; Burtle, Gary J.; Vellidis, George; Newton, G. Larry (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Twelve 4.5 m x 24 m grass strips comprising of two slopes (3% and 1.5%), two grasses (Bermuda and Bahia) and three replications were used to filter pond effluent from an intensive catfish production system. The effluent ...
    • Total Water Environment Management: A Concept Plan for Developing Integrated Water Resources Management at U.S. Army Installations 

      Hatcher, Kathryn J.; Temkar, Prakash; Riggins, Robert (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      This paper describes the initial ideas for the Total Water Environment Management project of the U.S. Army Environmental Policy Institute, which is providing policy analysis and support for integrated water resources ...
    • The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin: A Model for Sustainability? 

      Hall, Millard W.; Harris, Ty (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Both scarcity and uncontrolled excess of water in the South-eastern U.S. have been much in evidence of late, calling into question the adequacy of the region's current water management. Expected future population growth ...
    • Changing Roles for Regulators in Environmental Management 

      Goodwin, Melvin H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Regulatory approaches to environmental management have inherent limitations that are increasingly problematic. The solution may lie in revising fundamental assumptions about development and environmental impact.
    • State of Georgia Environmental Planning Criteria Database 

      Frederick, James (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The Environmental Planning Criteria Database keeps records on those jurisdictions that have had comprehensive plans approved by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA). The database lists the recommended protection ...
    • Significance Recent Takings Rulings for Implementation of the Georgia Planning Act 

      Fowler, Laurie (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      At a joint meeting of the Georgia and South Carolina Planning Associations in the fall of 1994, a number of planners expressed dismay that city and county attorneys are advising elected officials against the adoption ...
    • Water System Consolidation for Westinghouse Savannah River Company 

      Hasson, Jonathan K.; Gonce, Nancy; Cook, Steven R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      As part of a water distribution study for Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC), Metcalf & Eddy, Inc. (M&E) evaluated the potential for total or partial consolidation of the site's water supply systems. Under ...
    • Nitrate-Nitrogen Levels in Well Water from the Little River/Rooty Creek Watershed in East Central Georgia 

      Gould, M. Charles (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The 99,912 ha Little River/Rooty Creek watershed lies in the heart of Georgia's dairy industry. Surface and ground water contamination from agricultural activities is of great concern in the watershed. This study shows ...