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    • Joint systems and their potential influence on groundwater in the Lithonia–Conyers area, Georgia 

      Tucker, Donna D.; Williams, Lester J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Joint systems developed in the massive Lithonia Gneiss in the Lithonia–Conyers area in eastern Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia (Fig. 1) may locally influence the flow and movement of groundwater in the underlying crystalline ...
    • Lake Lanier water quality 

      Perry, Val (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Lake Lanier is a multi-purpose lake in Northeast Georgia which provides for flood protection, power generation, water supply, navigation, recreation, and fish and wildlife management. Additionally, it supports a $5.5 billion ...
    • Land use effects on suspended sediment yield in six small Georgia watersheds 

      Bradshaw, J. Kenneth; Radcliffe, David E.; Lichtenstein, Karin; Bakker, Mark; Jackson, Rhett; Markewitz, Daniel; Risse, L. Mark (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      In Georgia, over 600 stream segments are scheduled for TMDL development due designated use. Seventy-seven stream segments are listed for excessive sediment. The state does not have quantitative standards for the regulation ...
    • 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. ...
    • Local utility and industries partner to achieve phosphorus reduction 

      Allen, John C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The cooperative efforts of the Pollution Prevention Assistance Division (P2AD), Dalton Utilities and Dalton businesses resulted in a 50% reduction in wastewater phosphorus levels, the avoidance of an estimated $30 million ...
    • Macroinvertebrates in headwater streams of the Piedmont 

      Churchel, M. A.; Batzer, Darold P.; Jackson, C. Rhett (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The objective of this study is to develop reference standards for headwater streams in the Piedmont physiographic region of Georgia. We predict that these standards will be influenced by physical parameters of the stream ...
    • Making a splash: the clean water campaign from grassroots to mass media 

      O’Brien, Kelley (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Clean Water Campaign, a cooperative effort spearheaded by local governments, was designed to consolidate efforts of local governments to raise awareness of stormwater pollution and provide solutions to prevent water ...
    • Modeling for conflict resolution using parameterization of operations and strong stakeholder initiatives 

      Zeng, Wei; McMahon, George F.; Hawkins, David E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The collapse of the ACT/ACF compacts disclosed potential shortcomings of using a conventional water resources model under highly contentious negotiating circumstances. The authors envision an alternative conflict-resolution ...
    • Modeling the freshwater lens below barrier islands with the Sea Water Intrusion (SWI) package 

      Bakker, Mark; Borden, Deborah J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Sea Water Intrusion (SWI) package was developed for the modeling of regional seawater intrusion with MODFLOW2000. To demonstrate the capabilities of the SWI package, a hypothetical example is presented concerning the ...
    • Multi-year research on the use of constructed wetlands for advanced wastewater treatment 

      Eidson, Gene W.; Flite, Oscar P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The use of constructed wetlands for tertiary wastewater treatment is emerging as a cost-effective wastewater treatment technology. Constructed wetlands are theoretically designed and operated so that the target constituents ...
    • New directions in low impact development: implications for urban redevelopment 

      Weinstein, Neil (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Low Impact Development (LID) LID offers many innovative solutions to both dry and wet weather stormwater flow management, but this approach also presents many challenges for the development of implementation and sustainable ...
    • A new framework for water conflict resolution 

      McMahon, George F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The recent collapse of the ACT/ACF Compact negotiations discloses significant shortcomings in traditional approaches to resolution of transjurisdictional water conflicts involving multiple stakeholders. Without full ...
    • New guide for green industries on water conservation best management practices 

      Seymour, Rose Mary; Waltz, Freddie Clinton, Jr.; Landry, Gil; Wade, Gary L.; Westerfield, Bob; Berle, David (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      To meet Georgia’s growing demands for water resources, the focus must be on how to use water more efficiently without sacrificing public health and environmental quality. This paper presents an introduction to and an ...
    • The next wave of regional water planning: case study on the Northwest Georgia Regional Water Resources Partnership 

      Jennings, Jerry; Reifenberger, Trish; Hawks, Laurie (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Northwest Georgia Regional Water Resources Partnership (Partnership) is a regional coalition of water permit holders and other interested parties located in and adjacent to the Coosa River Basin in northwest Georgia. ...
    • Operate a wastewater treatment plant from the palm of your hand 

      Hall, James L.; Harrington, William C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      As a result of tighter fiscal budgets, municipal utilities are more frequently moving towards facility improvements rather than building new facilities. Work force down sizing is occurring and as a result the operations ...
    • Organic waste contamination indicators in small Georgia Piedmont streams 

      Burke, Roger A.; Molinero, Jon (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      We monitored concentrations of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) and dissolved oxygen (DO), and other parameters in 17 small streams of the South Fork Broad River watershed on a monthly basis for 15 months. We observed a ...
    • Panel discussion: indicators for sustainable water resources in Georgia 

      Newcomb, P. J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Sustainability has been defined many ways, but most definitions include a vision of the future in which human activities maintain or improve the health of our social, economic, and ecological systems. The health of these ...
    • Phosphorus, sediment, and e. Coli loads in unfenced streams of the Georgia Piedmont, USA 

      Byers, Harris L.; Cabrera, Miguel L.; Matthews, Monte K.; Franklin, Dorcas H.; Andrae, John G.; Radcliffe, David E.; McCann, Mark A.; Kuykendall, Holli A.; Hoveland, Carl S.; Calvert, Vaughn H., II (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Contamination of unfenced streams with phosphorus, sediments, and pathogenic bacteria from cattle activity may be affected by the availability of shade and alternative water sources. The objectives of this study were ...
    • Pilot application of Automated Floodplain Generator tool For Priority Area 3 of Cobb County, Georgia 

      Jencen, Steve; Krousel, Elizabeth; Baird, Darren (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Cobb County Stormwater Management Division hired AMEC to apply our Automated Floodplain Generator (AFG) tool to create floodplains and elevations for compliance with the “Model Floodplain Management / Flood Damage ...
    • Pollutant trading: estimating costs of phosphorus removal in wastewater treatment facilities 

      Jiang, F.; Beck, M. B.; Rowles, Kristin; Cummings, R. G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Current interest in developing schemes of pollutant trading as a market-based approach to achieving the goals of the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) approach to watershed management is considerable. In this paper, our ...