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    • 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 ...
    • Potential effects of groundwater development in eastern Camden County, Georgia, on groundwater resources of Cumberland Island National Seashore 

      Priest, Sherlyn; Clarke, John S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Proposed withdrawal of groundwater from the surficial aquifer system confined zone, or the upper and lower Brunswick aquifers in eastern Camden County, Georgia, could result in drawdown extending beneath the Cumberland ...
    • The potential of a decision support system to simulate irrigation scheduling in southwest Georgia 

      Garcia y Garcia, Axel; Guerra, Larry C.; Hoogenboom, Gerrit; Hook, James E.; Harrison, Kerry A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      A decision support system was used to simulate irrigation scheduling for maize, cotton, and peanut for the 2001 to 2004 cropping seasons in southwest Georgia. The results were compared with observed data from the Agricultural ...
    • Potential trout population response to reduced riparian buffer widths in North Georgia 

      Jones, Krista L.; Poole, Geoffrey C.; Meyer, Judy L.; Bumback, William R.; Kramer, Elizabeth A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Georgia State Legislature reduced the width of mandatory-forested riparian buffers along the State’s trout streams from 100 ft to 50 ft in 2000. This research evaluated the potential response of trout populations to ...
    • Practical applications of GIS for water resources Gwinnett County case study 

      Crampton, Sam; Fleming, Sam (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      This paper aims to describe the implementation of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the engineering practices of water resources management using Gwinnett County, Georgia as a case study. The availability of sophisticated ...
    • Preliminary analysis of the water quality variability of urban streams, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2003–October 2004 

      Peters, Norman E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The City of Atlanta began long-term streamwater-quality monitoring during the spring of 2003 as part of a long-term watershed monitoring program to evaluate the effects of proposed and ongoing wastewater-treatment ...
    • Preliminary cholorofluorocarbon ages for groundwater samples from production wells in the Lawrenceville, Georgia, area 

      Vermillion, Nicole; Williams, Lester J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Water samples were collected by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from six production wells in 2001 in the Lawrenceville area, Georgia, for analysis of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) to estimate the apparent age of groundwater ...
    • Preparing the water supply and water conservation management plan for Metro North Georgia: process and results 

      Ashley, David M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Population, water supply needs, and wastewater flows are expected to nearly double during the next 30 years in the 16 counties of Metropolitan North Georgia. The additional population will place increasing pressure on water ...
    • Prioritizing river restoration sites in the Etowah River, Georgia 

      Duncan, William W.; Goodloe, Robin B.; Leao, Mark C.; Prowell, Eric (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Etowah River shoals were surveyed to identify sediment sources, prioritize restoration sites, and investigate the relationships among stream geomorphology, in-stream habitat, and aquatic fauna. An essential and unique part ...
    • The process for developing the initial edition of Georgia’s comprehensive statewide water management plan 

      Caldwell, Nap (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The 2004 Comprehensive Water Management Planning Act charged the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) with developing a Comprehensive Statewide Water Management Plan for Georgia under the guidance of an array ...
    • Public perception of potable water reuse: science, risk and necessity 

      Stephens, Frank (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The travel time between the discharge of treated wastewater and drinking water intakes in the Atlanta region is one to two days. And the proportions of discharge to base flow seem to be increasing. One concludes that ...
    • Quantifying the federal requirement: water for fish and wildlife in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin 

      Ziewitz, Jerry (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      I explore the idea of a federal requirement for flow in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin to protect fish and wildlife. This idea is complicated by the fact that both water and wildlife are public trust ...
    • Rebutting regulated riparian 

      Wodraska, John R. (Woody) (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      As water becomes a more limited resource throughout the country, more states are asking, “Is the allocation of water a guaranteed, commoditized property right or a protected public resource?” Georgia has attempted to answer ...
    • Reconnaissance of baseflow water quality in Georgia 

      Alhadeff, S. J.; Landers, Mark N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      During 1995, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GaEPD) adopted and implemented significant changes to the strategy for water-quality trend monitoring in Georgia. The ...
    • 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 ...