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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • State water policy alternatives for T.M.D.L. allocation and reallocation 

      Williams, Vincent P.; Jones, Curry; Udvardy, Shana; White, Bill; Harper, Matt; Connell, Candace; Hatcher, Kathryn J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The question addressed is: How should the TMDL (a resource representing the total allowable pollutant load into a stream) be allocated among the individual pollutant sources, considering both point and nonpoint sources, ...
    • State water policy alternatives for water allocation and reallocation 

      Bomar, Robert S.; Cowan, Joel; Howett, Ciannat M.; Farrell, Kevin; Newman, David; Wald, Michael; Hatcher, Kathryn J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The question addressed is: How should the total allowed consumptive and non-consumptive withdrawal amounts from a stream or aquifer be allocated among the competing present users and future users of the water? Who gets ...
    • State water policy alternatives for water conservation/efficiency and reuse 

      Miller Keyes, Alice; Daniel, Cindy; Udvardy, Shana; Skeens, Brian; Bennett, David; 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 achieving water conservation and efficient water use, including reuse, and how should this policy be implemented? What requirements, if any, should be ...
    • Status of Georgia’s irrigation system infrastructure 

      Harrison, Kerry A.; Hook, James (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
    • Status of the Flint River Regional Water Development and Conservation Plan 

      McDowell, Robin John (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Flint River Regional Water Development and Conservation Plan (the Plan) was initiated by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) in October 1999 in response to growing concern over agricultural irrigation ...
    • Storm water infrastructure – lessons learned Gwinnett County, Georgia 

      Vick, Janet P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The need for infrastructure inventory has existed for years. Requirements of the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District Plans, GASB34 and re-issuance of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System ...
    • Stormwater methods and trends for “first flush” treatment in Georgia 

      Weidmann, Lawrence W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      With the NPDES Phase II Final Rule taking effect, more municipalities are confronted with the requirement to develop, implement, and enforce a management plan to control post-construction stormwater runoff. The ultimate ...