Georgia's next governor will have to pick up where Sonny Perdue leaves off in water war negotiations. But according to a poll, voters aren't much considering water resources in their decisions in the upcoming gubernatorial election. The poll says, just 1% of Georgia voters are considering water issues as a voting priority for November.
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has asked his counterparts in Alabama and Florida for more talks meant to end a long-running dispute over water usage. Perdue sent a letter earlier this month asking Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and Alabama Gov. Bob Riley to continue negotiations meant to resolve lawsuits between the states over water usage. The governors last met in December in Alabama, but their staffs have continued talking since then.