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    • The Corps’ conundrum: reconciling conflicting statutory requirements in the ACF River Basin 

      Sherk, George William (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      There are five Corps of Engineers’ dams located in the ACF River Basin between Buford Dam (Lake Lanier) and Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam (Lake Seminole). Each of these dams was constructed pursuant to specific statutory ...
    • Growing water demand and inevitable litigation: the Missouri and ACF River Basins 

      Blankenau, Don (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
    • An appraisal of the consumptive withdrawal limit for the Upper Chattahoochee Basin 

      Leitman, Steve (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      In the Allocation Formula negotiations and in the Metro Atlanta Water Resources Plan reference is made to a 705 MGD average annual consumptive withdrawal limit for the Chattahoochee Basin above Peachtree Creek. Setting ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Water reallocation in Georgia: if not a market, then what? 

      Barmeyer, Wilson G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      There has been considerable debate over whether Georgia should create a market for water withdrawal permits. In areas where the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has imposed a moratorium on new withdrawal ...
    • 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, ...
    • Developing statewide water plans: needs and challenges 

      Gleason, Patrick; Rodrigo, Dan; Brown, Paul (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Many states have completed comprehensive water plans that address water supply, water quality and environmental needs. These are living documents that are periodically updated or given annual status reports. While the ...
    • 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. ...
    • Views on developing Georgia’s first comprehensive statewide water management plan panel discussion 

      Caldwell, Napoleon; Scanlon, Bob; Green, Kevin; Mayfield, Julie; McDowell, Rob (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 ...
    • The water resources component of the ecological footprint of a federal research laboratory in Athens, Georgia 

      Kraemer, Stephen R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The water resources component of the ecological footprint (WEF) was calculated for a federal research laboratory in Athens, Georgia for fiscal years 2002, 2003, 2004. The WEF is the land area required to supply the water ...
    • Georgia code and the model water code: a comparison of rules for surface water withdrawals 

      Wald, Michael (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia’s current water allocation policy is governed by the Georgia Water Quality Control Act (O.C.G.A. §12-5-31) and the rules set down by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Growth readiness for Georgia: water quality matters 

      Hartmann, Randy; Haden, Joel (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Georgia communities will soon benefit from a new program for planners, public works, and local elected officials. The program helps communities learn how land use decisions affect water quality, and then make informed ...
    • Environmental issues in the 2005 Georgia legislature 

      Bethea, Sally S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      The 2005 session of the Georgia General Assembly was historic in a number of ways, including a “New Georgia” Republican leadership of both chambers and in the office of the Governor. For the first time since 1877, the Party ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Decentralized wastewater treatment – planning, alternatives, management 

      MacGregor, Linda (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Decentralized on-site wastewater treatment technologies are widely used throughout Georgia today. Whether or not they are part of tomorrow’s solution is widely debated. This paper presents the existing situation and ...
    • The Utton Center Model Compacts Project 

      Sherk, George William (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Interstate compacts have been used since Colonial times to resolve conflicts between states. With regard to conflicts over interstate water resources, compacts have been used for multiple purposes including water supply, ...