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    • Water quality in Georgia’s private drinking water wells 

      Sonon, Leticia; Vendrell, Paul; Hitchcock, Rick (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The University of Georgia’s Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories (AESL) conduct a water-testing program for private drinking water wells. In a review of over 27,000 tests done during the ten years from 1993 ...
    • Transient changes in fracture aperture during hydraulic well tests in fractured gneiss 

      Schweisinger, Todd; Svenson, E.; Murdoch, L.C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The influence of deformable fractures on aquifer tests is studied by the development of a technique to measure and analyze in-situ changes in fracture aperture. A high-resolution borehole extensometer is used to measure ...
    • 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 ...
    • Combining targeted sampling and bacterial source tracking (bst) during calm and stormy conditions 

      McDonald, Jennifer L.; Hartel, Peter G.; Gentit, Lisa C.; Gates, Keith W.; Rodgers, Karen; Fisher, Jared A.; Austin, Katy L.; Payne, Karen A.; Hemmings, Sarah N. J.; Belcher, Carolyn N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      In April 2004, high numbers of fecal enterococci triggered a beach advisory on Sea Island, GA. Targeted sampling, which finds fecal contamination much like the children’s game of “hot” and “cold,” was combined with three ...
    • Well and spring vulnerability to contamination in the mountains and inner piedmont of South Carolina: a tritium survey testing local recharging 

      Stone, Peter A.; Mitchell, H. Lee; Adams, R. Todd (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
    • Survival and regrowth of fecal enterococci in desiccated and rewetted sediments 

      Hartel, Peter G.; Rodgers, Karen; Fisher, Jared A.; McDonald, Jennifer L.; Gentit, Lisa C.; Otero, Ernesto; Rivera-Torres, Yaritza; Bryant, Tamara L.; Jones, Stephen H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Fecal enterococci are bacteria widely used as indicators of fecal contamination in marine and estuarine waters. One assumption is that these bacteria do not persist or regrow in the environment. Our continuing problems ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A case study: the implementation of a water conservation plan by Georgia golf course superintendents 

      Waltz, Freddie Clinton, Jr.; Carrow, Robert N.; Esoda, Mark; Siple, F. T. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      How do water conservation and turfgrass water use become critical issues in a state, like Georgia, which receives 50- to 60-inches of rainfall per year? To begin to answer this question, which is more complex than it ...
    • Using the Georgia P-Index to identify high risk management of poultry litter 

      Gaskin, Julia W.; Harris, Keith; Cabrera, Miguel L.; Risse, L. Mark (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Georgia P Index was developed as a tool to evaluate the risk of bioavailable P loss in fields under various management practices. We compared the results of the P Index with four years of data from 1.5 m by 4.6 m ...
    • Evaluating alternatives for coastal development 

      McIntosh, Patricia; Huntington, Jill; Cofer-Shabica, Nancy; Rutherford, Amanda (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Providing for residential growth, fostering economic development, and protecting natural resources of coastal lands requires a balance between the built and non-built environment. A variety of factors come into play, ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Watershed management planning for the Metropolitan North Georgia water planning district 

      Baughman, Douglas S.; Dyke, Heather; Massie, Betsy; Patwardhan, Avinash (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District (District) watershed management plan was developed in 2003 largely through a process that was defined by Senate Bill 130 that established the District. This process ...
    • 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. ...
    • Developing stakeholder consensus in water resources planning 

      Rodrigo, Dan; Brown, Paul (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Solving water resources challenges is becoming increasingly complex. Single purpose projects are being replaced with multi-benefit solutions that seek to address water supply, water quality, environmental enhancement, ...
    • Considerations for developing a model for measuring aquatic ecosystem improvement from restoration of urban development 

      Lewallen, E. Aylin; Leonard, Paul M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Many watershed improvement projects focus on reducing erosion potential and reducing storm flow peak discharges. The costs of these projects are easily determined, but quantification of benefits has been slower to develop. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Chattahoochee River restoration: removal of City Mills and Eagle and Phenix Dams 

      Eubanks, Michael J.; Buckalew, James O. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The proposed aquatic ecosystem restoration project consists of breaching the Eagle and Phenix Dam (450 foot breach width) and the City Mills Dam (350 foot breach width) to restore a total of approximately 2.3 miles of the ...
    • Conservation tillage in Georgia: economics and water resources 

      Reeves, D. W.; Norfleet, M.L.; Abrahamson, D.A.; Schomberg, H. H.; Causarano, H.; Hawkins, G. L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Conservation tillage systems have proven effective in reducing soil erosion, but additional benefits to agricultural production, water quality and quantity, and on- and off-site impacts of water loss are often ignored. In ...