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    • Hickory Log Creek Reservoir: a new approach to sustainable water management 

      McMahon, George F.; Fowler, A. Roy (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Hickory Log Creek (HLC) Reservoir is the conceptual prototype of a new type of federalnon- federal partnership – possibly the first of its kind in the U.S. – in the development of new sources of municipal water ...
    • Integrated water resources management in North Georgia implications of wastewater management policy 

      Sample, David J.; Bocarro, Robert A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Water management in the southeast, and particularly in Georgia, has become increasingly more complex due to rapid population growth, dwindling water supplies, water quality and instream flow concerns, and allocation ...
    • Legal issues surrounding stream flow in Georgia 

      Howett, Ciannat M.; Rogers, Gilbert B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia has been operating under an interim instream flow protection policy since May 2001. This paper explores other federal and state statutes and regulations that implicate stream flow along with selected court cases. ...
    • Development of an integrated flow regime recommendation for the Cheoah River, N.C. 

      Dilts, Erik; Leonard, Paul M.; Hill, Donley (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Hydrologic pattern and variability are key determinants of aquatic community structure and stability, but instream flow recommendations commonly fail to reflect these critical components of a natural flow regime, focusing ...
    • State water policy alternatives for instream and downstream flow protection 

      Biagi, John; Ziewitz, Jerry; Richter, Brian; Scanlon, Bob; Turner, Billy; Hatcher, Kathryn J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The question addressed is: What should be the state policy for protecting the instream and downstream uses, and how should this policy be implemented? That is, how should the state decide (a) whether to issue a permit ...
    • Biodiversity in the Chattahoochee headwaters—rare fishes found in recent study 

      Holcomb, Darcie B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Although many rivers in the southeastern U. S. are widely known for their aquatic biodiversity and unique freshwater habitats, little effort has been focused on documenting the occurrence and distribution of aquatic fauna ...
    • Instream flow guidelines and protection of Georgia’s aquatic habitats 

      Davis, Mary M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Georgia Department of Natural Resources protects environmental and economic conditions of river flows with instream flow requirements for surface water withdrawal permits. Instream flow guidelines are to be finalized ...
    • Buried alive: potential consequences of burying headwater streams in drainage pipes 

      Meyer, Judy L.; Poole, Geoffrey C.; Jones, Krista L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      We investigated the potential impact of a Georgia regulation that allows individual landowners to encase 200-ft sections of small (<25 gal/min mean annual flow) headwater trout streams in buried drainage pipes. In the Blue ...
    • Time-series stream temperature and dissolved oxygen modeling in the Lower Flint River Basin 

      Li, Guoyuan; Jackson, C. Rhett (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      In the Lower Flint River Basin (LFRB), ex- cessive groundwater withdrawals and possible water supply reservoirs threaten to exacerbate low ow conditions during summer droughts, possibly leading stream temperature ...
    • Essential decisions for an instream flow policy 

      Keeler, Andrew G.; Rasmussen, Todd C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia has the opportunity to de- velop a comprehensive water management policy that meets the current and future water needs of the state and its neighbors. Incumbent upon this process is the obligation to protect ...
    • Alternative to Federal Appropriations Federal Hydropower Rehab in the Southeast 

      Pless, Al (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Federal financial resources available for water projects and other discretionary spending are diminishing as mandatory expenditures on entitlement programs such as social security are increasing. Alternative sources of ...
    • Implementing a cost effective inflow and infiltration program and the benefits on watershed management 

      Bocarro, Robert A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      This paper considers an approach to inflow and infiltration (I/I) correction, as currently adopted by Gwinnett County. Through a project implemented in the Jack’s Creek area of Gwinnett County, the paper examines the costs ...
    • Water reuse – a water supply option in the Metropolitan Atlanta area? 

      Feldman Yari, Paula (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      This paper summarizes information presented in the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District (District) Water Supply and Water Conservation Plan (Plan) developed by Jordan, Jones & Goulding, Inc. and completed in ...
    • Reflections on the A.C.F. and A.C.T. Basin Compacts 

      Melton, Harold D.; Silliman, R. Todd (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Over a fourteen-year period that began in 1990 and ended with the termination of the ACF and ACT Basin Compacts, the State of Georgia endeavored to develop with Alabama and Florida agreements that would guarantee the ...
    • Sustainable water resources management by Georgia utilities: Clayton County Water Authority 

      Thomas, Mike (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      CCWA utilizes a comprehensive approach to managing the county’s limited water resources. Integrating water reclamation, water production, and watershed management provides a sustainable process that protects water resources ...
    • Identifying sewage leaks in urban environments: Examples from Athens, GA 

      Carroll, G. Denise; Rasmussen, Todd C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Sewer line failures are a major cause of stream impairment in urban areas. While many sewer line failures can be readily identi ed and cor- rected, other failures may be more di cult to rem- edy. This paper examines ...
    • Development of an S.S.O. Mitigation Plan: what we can learn from the field 

      Sample, David J.; Bocarro, Robert A.; Tanner, Margaret; Latalladi, Monique (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Wastewater collection and conveyance systems have long been a neglected component of many municipal wastewater systems, due to a lack of funding and management focus. Increased population growth has resulted in increased ...
    • Asset management for water resources infrastructure 

      Cagle, Ron F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      This paper addresses the emerging common movement toward proactive asset management for the nation’s infrastructure, in particular the water resources infrastructure (water, wastewater, and storm water treatment facilities, ...
    • Sustainable water resources for Gwinnett County, Georgia 

      Scarbrough, James H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      In the past years Gwinnett County water supply and treatment has grown from a few wells, a small intake on the river and a treatment plant to a current 225 million gallons a day of water production capacity and about 64 ...
    • The state of the Chattahoochee River – a call to action 

      Crisp, Mark W.; Timmerberg, Dick (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The expanding use of Lake Lanier and the Chattahoochee River as a supply source for municipal and industrial raw water is a dilemma that continues to spark controversy, hardship and litigation. The demands placed on ...