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    • Georgia adopt-a-stream and Georgia project wet: tools for an urban watershed 

      Harbert, Harold L.; Morris-Zarneke, Kimberly; Martin Giroux, Mary (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Urban watersheds pose unique challenges for environmental protection and preservation. Citizen-based groups and educators in metropolitan areas can help alleviate some urban impacts on the health of these watershed systems. ...
    • Georgia adopt-a-stream: field demonstrations 

      Harbert, Harold L.; Morris-Zarneke, Kimberly (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia is blessed with a diversity of natural resources. From the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the north, to the black water creeks in the south, to the estuarine habitats on the coast, Georgia’s aquatic ...
    • Georgia coastal sound science initiative 2005 — what have we learned? 

      Clarke, John S.; Payne, Dorothy F.; Falls, William F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Groundwater pumpage has resulted in saltwater contamination of the Upper Floridan aquifer at the northern end of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, at Brunswick, Georgia, and near Jacksonville, Florida. This saltwater ...
    • Georgia code and the model water code: a comparison of rules for surface water withdrawals 

      Wald, Michael (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia’s current water allocation policy is governed by the Georgia Water Quality Control Act (O.C.G.A. §12-5-31) and the rules set down by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division. ...
    • A Georgia county agent’s perspective: delivering an effective county program to private wells owners 

      Fielder, J. Keith (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Homeowners purchase property not associated with public water and sewer systems. These individuals are unaware of their responsibilities as private well owners and are unfamiliar with proper well construction and maintenance ...
    • Georgia environmental protection division T.M.D.L. based wasteload allocations 

      Williams, Vincent P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is charged with developing and implementing Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for waters placed on the state’s biennial list of impaired waters (CWA Section 303(d) List). ...
    • Georgia’s map modernization scoping effort 

      Johnson, Nolton G.; DePue, Michael (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      This paper discusses the Georgia Flood Map Modernization Program and the associated study scoping effort. Georgia is partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to create, update, and republish the Digital ...
    • Greenscapes and greenbuilding: integrating “engineered soils” as a stormwater best management practice in sustainable landscape construction 

      King, Wayne E., Sr. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Engineered Soils and Landscape Systems (ES&LS) are emerging as low impact development (LID) tools that can be used to mimic predevelopment hydrology and preserve water quality in developing watersheds. Healthy soil and ...
    • Ground water exploration and development in igneous and metamorphic rocks of the southern Piedmont/Blue Ridge 

      Crawford, Thomas J.; Kath, Randy L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Concepts of ground water movement in igneous and metamorphic rocks in areas with a subtropical climate, such as that of the southeastern United States, have evolved over many decades. However, because of the dearth of ...
    • Groundwater conditions in Georgia, 2003 

      Leeth, David C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The U.S. Geological Survey continuously monitors groundwater levels in a network of wells com-pleted in major aquifers in Georgia. This network includes 18 wells in the surficial aquifer, 15 wells in the upper and lower ...
    • Growing water demand and inevitable litigation: the Missouri and ACF River Basins 

      Blankenau, Don (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
    • Growth readiness for Georgia: water quality matters 

      Hartmann, Randy; Haden, Joel (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia communities will soon benefit from a new program for planners, public works, and local elected officials. The program helps communities learn how land use decisions affect water quality, and then make informed ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hydraulic logging methods—a summary of field methods used in fractured bedrock systems, Georgia 

      Johnson, Carole D.; Williams, John H.; Williams, Lester J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Hydraulic logging methods provide impor-tant information for groundwater investigations being con-ducted in areas underlain by fractured bedrock systems. Geophysical surveying techniques are used to delineate and characterize ...
    • Hydrologic and sediment transport response to forestry; southwest Georgia headwater streams 

      Summer, W. B.; Jackson, C. Rhett; Jones, D.; Golladay, Stephen W.; Miwa, M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Properly established streamside management zones (SMZs) reduce potential impacts of timber harvesting on stream sediment fluxes. However, effects of partial harvesting within SMZs on water quality are not well documented. ...
    • Hydrologic and water quality implications of management of tall fescue pastures in a Southern Piedmont environment 

      Endale, Dinku M.; Franzluebbers, A. J.; Stuedemann, J. A.; Hill, N. S.; Franklin, Dorcas H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Runoff and nutrient losses were monitored over two and half years from different fescue management systems that are used by producers in the Georgia Piedmont. A randomized complete block arrangement of 14 paddocks under ...
    • Identifying impacts to estuarine wetlands from the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project 

      Bailey, William; EuDaly, Ed; Miller, Gerald; Brownell, Prescott (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The US Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District is leading a cooperative interagency evaluation of the environmental effects of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The team is developing and applying state-of-the-art ...
    • 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 ...
    • Impact of a major industrial shutdown on groundwater flow and quality in the St. Marys area, southeastern Georgia and northeastern Florida, 2001–2003 

      Peck, Michael F.; McFadden, Keith W.; Leeth, David C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      During October 2002, the Durango Paper Company (formerly Gillman Paper Company) in St. Marys, Georgia, shutdown paper-mill operations. The shutdown reduced groundwater withdrawal in Camden County, Georgia, by 35.6 million ...
    • Impact of local weather variability on irrigation water use in Georgia 

      Guerra, Larry C.; Garcia y Garcia, Axel; Hoogenboom, Gerrit; Hook, James E.; Harrison, Kerry A.; Boken, Vijendra K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Irrigation is often used to offset the impact of rainfall variability on crop yield and to reduce the risk associated with weather variability. However, especially for the state of Georgia, how much water is required and ...