Thu., September 22, 2011 3:35pm
The state is asking a federal judge to dismiss part of Alabama’s lawsuit over Lake Allatoona. Georgia’s lawyers argue an appeals court decision over Lake Lanier earlier this week renders the Allatoona claims obsolete.
Wed., September 7, 2011 3:41pm
The Middle Ocmulgee Water Council has approved a final plan to send to the EPD. Critics say plan does not go far enough on conservation. Council officials say there are no gaps in resources.
Mon., August 22, 2011 11:00am
A private developer in northwest Georgia is shopping its reservoir project to communities. Local officials are greeting the proposal with caution.Georgia Reservoir Company wants to dam Calhoun Creek to create a lake in Lumpkin and Dawson counties that can provide up to 47 million gallons of water a day.
Thu., May 19, 2011 3:19pm
There is no money in the state budget to study raising the level of Lake Lanier, says the Governor's office. Lawmakers wanted to use state money to urge the federal government to do the research.
Thu., January 6, 2011 4:24pm
Hundreds of people have written letters against new water transfer rules the state has put out for public comment. Opponents say the wording is too weak.
Wed., October 13, 2010 3:25pm
Solving Georgia’s water troubles is an emerging issue in the Governor’s race. Both Democrat Roy Barnes and Republican Nathan Deal stress conservation and the need for reservoirs in their water plans.
Sun., February 28, 2010 9:06pm
The legislation is instrumental in on-going negotiations with Florida and A
Mon., January 18, 2010 6:35pm
Georgia's Environmental Protection Division has completed assessments of wa