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    • 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 ...
    • Regulating industrial stormwater 

      Nicholas, Elizabeth (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Polluted stormwater runoff from industrial facilities, together with construction stormwater runoff and municipal runoff, present the greatest threat to water quality in Georgia. Yet, the agency charged with protecting our ...
    • Remembering the community in community outreach: Why lancool is cool! 

      Hawk Davis, Marci (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      When the Gwinnett County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) undertook several, major inter-related water system expansion projects, the staff knew community outreach would be critical to its success. The plan would be a ...
    • Restoration of the Wormsloe Plantation salt marsh in Savannah, Georgia 

      Rice, Dan; Knudson, Susan; Westberry, Lisa (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Diamond Causeway was constructed across the Isle of Hope in 1972 to provide road access from Savannah, Georgia to Skidaway Island. The area on the Isle of Hope intersected by the road was originally salt marsh dominated ...
    • Results and evaluations “City of Griffin TEA-21 Highway Corridor” Griffin, GA 

      Keller, Brant D.; Nolan, Courtney (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The City of Griffin’s Stormwater Utility engaged in the “City of Griffin TEA-21 Highway Corridor Non-Point Pollution Mitigation Study” in 2002, concluding in March 2004. The project was to assess the current status of the ...
    • Riverine Flood Modeling in HAZUS-MH: overview of the implementation 

      Muthukumar, Subrahmanyam (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      This paper presents an overview of how riverine flood hazards may be modeled using the FEMA-developed software application HAZUS-MultiHazard. The paper describes the component-based approach to the application’s design, ...
    • Salamander predation on aquatic macroinvertebrates 

      Schultheis, Richard D.; Batzer, Darold P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      In fishless habitats, salamanders often compete with and are predators of macroinvertebrates. Studies on the effects of these interactions, however, are limited. Much of the research has instead been focused on microinvertebrate ...
    • Saltwater contamination due to well construction problems—a case study from Vernonburg, Georgia 

      Hall, Mark E.; Peck, Michael F. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      During January 2004, a Savannah-area well driller contacted the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division (GaEPD) to report saltwater contamination of three domestic wells completed in the ...
    • Saltwater intrusion modeling of the Savannah harbor expansion project 

      Maimone, Mark; Hossain, R. Paul (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Army Corp of Engineers (ACOE) hired CDM to develop a 3-dimensional ground water model of the Savannah harbor area, with the intent to use the model to simulate saltwater intrusion from the Savannah River harbor area, ...
    • Saturated hydraulic conductivity estimates of soils for three sites in the Georgia Southern Piedmont 

      Abreu, María Eugenia; West, Larry T. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      For soils in the Southern Piedmont, clayey upper Bt horizons have typically been estimated to have low saturated hydraulic conductivity (Ks) relative to underlying less clayey horizons. However, data from a few sites suggest ...
    • Seasonality and trends in stream water quality in Gwinnett County, Georgia, 1996–2003 

      Landers, Mark N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      More than 400 water-quality samples col-lected during baseflow and stormflow conditions between 1996 and 2003 in six watersheds in Gwinnett County, Georgia, were analyzed for seasonality and long-term trends. Baseflow water ...
    • Some initial sediment-associated trace element results from the City of Atlanta water-quality monitoring network 

      Horowitz, Arthur J.; Elrick, Kent A.; Smith, James J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      In cooperation with the City of Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S. Geological Survey has implemented a water-quantity and -quality monitoring network that meas-ures a variety of biological and chemical constituents in water and ...
    • Some “pros and cons” of alternative methods of defining instream flow requirements 

      Freeman, Mary C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The most widely-used approaches for establishing required instream flows to protect stream ecosystems, including standard-setting, incremental methodologies, and hydrologic variability analyses, can be assessed in terms ...
    • Sound science studies in coastal Georgia and comprehensive statewide water management planning 

      Caldwell, Nap (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Since 1997 Georgia has been executing a program of scientific investigations in counties along the coast. The purpose of the program is quite focused; it is to generate data and information on which to base effective ...
    • South Carolina water plan—second edition 

      Badr, A. W.; Wachob, Andrew; Gellici, Joseph A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      In 2004, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources published the second edition of the South Carolina Water Plan, a guide for managing the State’s surface and ground water in order to maximize the use of this ...
    • Southwest Georgia-Albany health district’s abandoned well program 

      Jones, Melvin F. Jr (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Over the past 100 plus years, individuals have constructed groundwater wells to meet their needs for drinking water. However, with new technologies, older wells have been abandoned because newer wells provide more reliable ...
    • Spring Creek Watershed Partnership in Southwest Georgia 

      Abbott, Sandy (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Spring Creek Watershed Partnership (SCWP) was created due to growing concerns of long time residents in Miller County about the ever increasing degradation of Spring Creek. Invitations to participate in the partnership ...
    • 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 ...