Tue., May 3, 2011 9:51am
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that paves the way for public-private partnerships to build reservoirs and other water infrastructure projects.
Mon., April 25, 2011 12:03pm
Researchers are studying the migration and spawning habits of endangered short-nosed sturgeon. The study includes the Savannah River where the fish risk losing their habitat.
Mon., March 21, 2011 3:56pm
A state task force formed to find new water sources met for the first time today. Georgia is under pressure to expand its water options.
Tue., March 8, 2011 10:06pm
The state of Georgia has asked a federal appeals court to overturn an order threatening the water supply of roughly 3 million people in metro Atlanta.
Wed., January 5, 2011 1:08pm
Moving water from one river basin to another could become a more common practice as the state looks for ways to meet its growing water needs. State regulators recently released guidelines for the inter-basin transfers.
Mon., December 20, 2010 4:10pm
A just-released study shows building new reservoirs in Georgia is not a long-term answer to the state’s growing water needs. The finding flies in the face of Governor-elect Nathan Deal’s reservoir -plan to solve Georgia’s water problems.
Fri., December 10, 2010 8:11am
Georgia, Florida and Alabama are in a tri-state legal battle over water supply. Lawmakers met this week to find solutions to the ongoing battle over water in the region.
Thu., December 2, 2010 4:19pm
Lake Lanier is about two feet below full winter pool. But the water level in the massive federal reservoir is still above normal for this time of year. At 1,068 feet, Lake Lanier, which provides water for millions of metro Atlantans, is four feet higher than it usually is for early December.
Wed., October 6, 2010 2:09pm
A North Georgia county wants to expand a reservoir project since a federal ruling threatens its future water supply. Opponents say it’s unnecessary and a waste of money.
Fri., September 17, 2010 2:18pm
The Army Corps of Engineers is not going to consider Atlanta’s growing water needs as it rewrites its control manuals for Lake Lanier. Melissa Stiers reports that decision doesn’t sit well with Georgia leadership.