Consumptive Water Use—A Critical Component of Georgia’s Comprehensive Statewide Water Management Plan
Fanning, Julia L.
MetadataShow full item record
Water planning and management are most effective when accurate information is used to effect good water-policy decisions. Knowing how much water is withdrawn from available water resources, how much of the water is consumed, and how much is no longer available for use are necessary for effective resource management. To provide this important information, the Georgia Water-Use Program (GWUP), a cooperative project between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GaEPD), collects, compiles, and disseminates water-use information on the major water users in the State.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Dellapenna, Joseph W. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 2001-03)Markets are much in vogue as ideal institutions for managing water both nationally and internationally. Markets are presented as functioning automatically and nearly painlessly. True markets, however, have seldom existed ...
The Chattahoochee-Flint Regional Development Center's Role in Local and Regional Water Supply Issues Hollingsworth, Lisa J. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, 1997-03)Chattahoochee-Flint Regional Development Center (CFRDC) is a technical assistance and advisory agency serving member local governments. CFRDC's purview includes assistance to local governments in addressing the ...
Lawrence, Stephen J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04)The U.S. Geological Survey’s site-specific water use database (SWUDS) is designed to store permitted and non-permitted surface and groundwater withdrawals from source waters, water deliveries among water suppliers, and ...