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    • Water Conservation Issues Panel Discussion 

      Dozier, Jack; Elfuer, Mary; Jordan, Jeffrey L.; Jue, Harry; McCarthy, Fox; Rutherford, David A.; Thomas, Chris; Weinstein, Bennett (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is actively committed to facilitating effective water conservation planning throughout the state. Bennett Weinstein was hired on as a water conservation specialist during January ...
    • Front Material 

      Hatcher, Kathryn J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
    • Griffin, Georgia's Stormwater Utility "A Non-structural Best Management Practice" (BMP) 

      Keller, Brant D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The U.S. Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972 with a stated objective to restore and maintain the chemical; physical and biological integrity of the nation's waters through point source and non-point source controls. ...
    • Wastewater Pricing and Facilities in Georgia 

      Jordan, Jeffrey L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      This paper will present the results of the 1998 survey of the 269 public wastewater facilities in Georgia. The survey was returned by 53% of the wastewater entities in the state. The paper will present information on ...
    • Survey of Current Stormwater Design Practices 

      Lilburn, Melissa (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      This project was part of an EPA funded study to collect information on procedures used by drainage design engineers to design stormwater facilities. Assimilation of information was accomplished through a questionnaire ...
    • Athens-Clarke County Stormwater Management Program 

      Brown, Robert S.; Ahmed, Anwer R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      In 1995, the citizens of Athens-Clarke County approved a special local option sales tax which included a component for stormwater management. The comprehensive stormwater management program is intended to help minimize ...
    • Townpark Planning Concepts and Practice and Water Quality Protection 

      Macauley, Stephen (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Many of the concepts to minimize impact on water quality recommended in Land Development Provisions to Protect Georgia Water Quality (Nichols, 1999) have been incorporated into the design of Macauley Homes and Neighborhoods' ...
    • Identification of Polar Drinking Water Disinfection By-products With LC/MS 

      Richardson, Susan D.; Caughran, Tashia V.; Poiger, Thomas; Guo, Yingbo; Crumley, F. Gene (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Alternative disinfectants, such as ozone, are gaining in popularity due to stricter regulations on chlorination by-products, namely trihalomethanes (THMs) and haloacetic acids (HAAs). However, there is still much not known ...
    • Guidelines for Potable Water Reuse: Is Georgia Ready to Address What is Already Happening? 

      Hall, Ken C.; Stephens, Frank (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Over two years ago a group of utility staff, regulators, environmentalists, agricultural interests, and concerned citizens formed the Georgia Potable Water Reuse Task Force. The purpose of the group was to identify the ...
    • Treatment of Process Wastewaters for Recycling Using an Advanced Oxidation Process 

      Diaz, Michael E.; Law, S. Edward (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      UV-enhanced ozonation experiments on unscreened overflow chiller-water samples from a commercial poultry-processing plant successfully compared the oxidative and bactericidal effects of four treatments (viz., O₂/O₃, O₂/UV, ...
    • On-line Monitoring and Dynamic Modeling of Wastewater Treatment 

      Liu, Rong; Beck, M. B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Success in the development and application of a model requires, as a rule, high-quality field data. In general, studies in controlling the dynamics of wastewater treatment processes have been poorly served in their access ...
    • Integrating Community Values into Scientific Models 

      Fath, Brian; Beck, M. B.; Coffin, Sarah; Norton, Bryan; Steinemann, Anne (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      In this project, we develop a novel methodology for integrating stakeholder knowledge and preferences with a set of constituent hypotheses regarding basic biological, hydrological, and chemical ecosystem processes. Our ...
    • Georgia's Source Water Assessment and Protection Program for Public Drinking Water Sources 

      Stitt-Allen, Barbara (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The Implementation Plan for Georgia's Source Water Assessment and Protection Program was submitted to The US Envirorimental Protection Agency (USEPA) on January 29, 1999 by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division ...
    • Application of EPA's BASINS Model for a Watershed Assessment Project in Fulton County, Georgia 

      Patwardhan, Avinash S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      This paper briefly outlines the components of EPA' s BASINS Model along with its application to the Camp Creek and Little River Watershed Assessment Project located in Fulton County, Georgia. A brief overview of the project ...
    • Watershed Monitoring and Modeling Techniques 

      Turner, Billy G.; Arnett, Clifford J.; Boner, Mark (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      The Columbus Water Works has implemented a three-year program to study water quality in the Middle Chattahoochee River Watershed. The goals of the study include the protection of drinking water supplies and the general ...
    • Effectiveness of Forestry Best Management Practices: Evaluating Water Quality from Intensely Managed Watersheds 

      Ruhlman, Melanie B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Silvicultural activities account for reduced water quality in only a small percentage of nonpoint source (NPS) impaired rivers and streams across the U.S. However, as state and national water quality issues have begun to ...
    • Source-Water Assessments and the Kentucky Long-Range County Water Supply Planning Program 

      Morgan, David (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      At present, water agencies are focusing on Source Water Assessments across the country due to the requirements of the 1996 Safe Drinking Water Act amendments. In the future, the hope is that these assessments will lead to ...
    • Preparing Your Consumer Confidence Report: What Every Utility Should Know 

      Kunz, Heather M. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Consumer Confidence Reports (CCRs) are water quality reports that, in accordance with new federal regulations, must be completed by drinking water utilities every year beginning in October 1999. While this new requirement ...
    • Methods for Segmentation of Source-water Protection Areas and Susceptibility Assessment to Contamination for Public Surface-water Systems, and Their Application to an Intake, Aiken, South Carolina 

      Lanier, Timothy H.; Falls, W. Fred (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Methods were determined for segmentation of source-water protection areas for South Carolina's surface-water intakes and for assessment of the relative susceptibility of these drinking-water intakes to potential contaminant ...
    • The Use of In-house Resources by a Municipality to Conduct a Detailed Watershed Assessment 

      Bourne, Robert L.; Bowers, Judy (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1999-03)
      Cobb County's R. L. Sutton WRF is located in southeast Cobb County and discharges into the Chattahoochee River. The plant is currently designed to treat an average daily flow of 40 mgd. The Cobb County Water System (CCWS) ...