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    • 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 ...
    • Shared Use of Transboundary Water Resources 

      Draper, Stephen E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The sharing of water resources between separate political entities is a significant source of conflict. Resolution of these conflicts in the United States has occured through a variety of mechanisms, ranging from ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Storage Analysis for the ACF, ACT, and Savannah River Basins 

      McMahon, George; Stevens, Patricia A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The HEC-5 model is used to: 1) evaluate operational approaches for reservoirs in the ACF, ACT, and Savannah River systems; and 2) determine the impacts of future Atlanta area water withdrawals and increased minimum ...
    • Stormwater Infiltration: A Management Technique for Preserving Ecosystem Function 

      Walker, Barrett P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      combination with a reduction in point source pollution and the maintenance of riparian buffer zones, urban stormwater infiltration has the potential to preserve ecosystem function by maintaining the natural morphology ...
    • 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 ...
    • Suburban Stormwater Runoff: The Sope Creek Case Study 

      Baer, Katherine E.; Paul, Michael J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Storm runoff is a suburban basin is compared to stormwater runoff in a forested reference basin of comparable size. Elevated loads of nitrate, nitrite, ammonia, suspended sediment, dissolved solid load, two herbicides and ...
    • Supplemental Environmental Projects to Settle Citizen Suits Under the Clean Water Act 

      Stevens, Michael P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      In a negotiated settlement of a citizen suit for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act, the parties may agree that the alleged violator can fund a supplemental environmental project (SEP) to improve the environment ...
    • Sustainable Development: A Challenge for the 21st Century 

      Wilhite, Donald A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The term "sustainable development" is usually credited to the 1987 report of the World Commission On Environment And Development, entitled Our Common Future. To achieve the changes in human actions judged necessary to ...
    • Sustainable Water Management 

      Urban, Richard D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The water resources of a region are renewable, but (mite. Thus, regional water resources are limited as to the uses they can support. That is, with respect to these uses, they have a "carrying capacity." If this carrying ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 Use of Geographic Information Systems Analysis to Estimate Groundwater Availability in West Central Georgia 

      O'Connor, Bruce J.; McLemore, William H.; Trent, Victoria P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      A reconnaissance investigation of five counties in west central Georgia was conducted utilizing capture zone and GIS overlay analysis methods to estimate the general quantity of the ground-water resource and to identify ...
    • 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 ...
    • Using Ground Electromagnetic Conductivity to Determine the Source of Nitrate in Dairy Wells 

      Radcliffe, David E.; Brune, D. E.; Drommerhausen, D. J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      recent study of dairies in a five-county area in north Georgia found a high incidence of nitrate nitrogen (NO3-N) contaminated well water. We used a ground electromagnetic (EM) conductivity meter to survey nine dairies ...
    • Variable Flow Waste Load Allocation In Support Of N.P.D.E.S. Permit Application 

      Hosseinipour, E. Zia; Heefner, Scott N.; Neal, Larry A.; Olson, Robert W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      Industrial effluent discharges to receiving waters are regulated by federal and state Environmental Protection Agencies. To discharge treated effluent, industrial facilities must obtain a National Pollutant Discharge ...
    • Water Quality Impacts of Poultry Litter Land Application 

      Smith, Matt C.; Sellers, Jackie (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The objective of this study was to quantify any differences in specific water quality parameters between a forested watershed, similar watersheds whose land use is dominated by poultry production and open lands that ...
    • 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 ...
    • Water-Related Legislation of the 1993-1994 Terms of the Georgia General Assembly 

      Kundell, James E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyCarl Vinson Institute of Government, 1995-04)
      The 1993-1994 term of the Georgia General Assembly did not witness a great deal of water-related legislative activity but some bills of significance were enacted. As shown in Tables 1 and 2, fourteen significant water-related ...