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Justification Review of Water Resources Management Program in Florida

Posted By god in Planning and Management

This report presents the results of our program evaluation and justification review of the Department of Environmental Protection's Water Resource Management Program. -

Florida takes issue with plan to keep more water in Georgia

Posted By kavehm in Planning and Management

Florida told the federal government Wednesday it "strongly opposes" a proposal to store more water in Georgia while limiting flows into Apalachicola Bay, saying to do so would harm oysters and federally protected sturgeon and mussels. In a letter, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Michael Sole said there is no legitimate or legal reason to keep more water in Lake Lanier, -

Water Park Proposal Comes Under Fire In Drought Stricken Atlanta Area

Posted By goopsgoops in Miscellaneous

Environmentalists say they're dumbfounded about a
real estate company's proposal to build a 200,000-square-foot water
park in Buford while the state remains in a drought.

Sally Bethea is executive director of the Upper Chattahoochee
Riverkeeper, a Georgia water protection group. She calls the idea
"absolutely insane.''

A managing partner of Georgia Land and Commercial Solutions,
Chad L -

Legislator claims tri-state water plan rewards Georgia at Florida's detriment

Posted By goopsgoops in Planning and Management

A Florida congressman isn't happy with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's views on a tri-state plan for water sharing between Florida, Georgia, and Alabama along the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) system, arguing the plan rewards Georgia for "failing to plan for their water needs." In its review, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined the water plan will allow for flows as low as -

Which Southeastern State Leads in Drought Conditions Now?

Posted By teddyRIO in Hydrology

Alabama was leading the Southeast at the end of April. Which state leads in the Southeast in drought conditions now?

Using this interactive chart, one can see Alabama drought conditions have markedly improved. However, North Carolina has the greatest percentage of area in a severe drought now. South Carolina is a close second. Florida's drought conditions have really nose-dived. -

Reclaimed wastewater benefits Florida's citrus orchards

Posted By dane307 in Planning and Management

The Sunshine State has seen rapid growth in population during the last 50 years. The 1997 U.S. Census showed that the population of Florida increased more than five-and-a-half times from 1950 to 2000. Naturally, along with population increases, Florida is experiencing an increase in the amount of municipal waste. Studies confirm that the amount of wastewater generated by cities in Florida has inc -

Florida to Georgia.: Water war not just about mussels

Posted By aqua in Planning and Management

loridians upset by the lower flows coming down the Apalachicola River from Georgia made a clear point Monday: The tri-state battle over water isn't just a case of people vs. mussels.

Over and over again, people speaking at a forum organized by U.S. Rep. Allen Boyd, D-Fla., accused Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue of trivializing the river's importance to Florida by saying Georgia's need for drinking -

Georgia official: Why wait for feds to OK water study?

Posted By macy in Planning and Management

Georgia's top environmental official said Thursday the three states that have battled nearly three decades over water shouldn't wait for Congress to approve an independent study on the issue, but should instead pay for it themselves. -