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WATERSHEDS
With the Flow
Watershed Report for the week of August 8 to 14, 2022
All available information on flows, spills, goundwater, and HABs.


Previous Reports

CRIME - 8/1 to 8/7
Environmental Crimes
Fiscal Year 2020, Case 7:19-CR-00043 - One of nine Clean Water Act Prosecutions in Georgia since 1986
Fuel tank truck driver sentenced to prison for deliberately dumping diesel. The oil product ran down a storm drain and into a series of creeks, eventually reaching the Ochlockonee River.
Full Report


Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance in Georgia
89.7% compliant
List of drinking facilities with significant violations

Full Report

SPILL RESPONSE - Georgia EDP
Responses to spills reported in Barrow, Chandler and Toombs counties
July 7 - July 14 - A spill of 500 gallons of gas following operator error/overfilling an underground storage tank in Metter, Candler County. .
Site is still under investigation, so the investigation report is not available for public view. No impacts to state waters were documented.
Full Report




SPILL TRACKER - 7/18 to 7/24
"highlighting toxic spills, spills over 100 gallons and spills impacting water
There were 6 new spills this week.

MAP PICKER
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WATERSHEDS RIVERS COUNTIES TOPOGRAPHY
WATERSHED DATA
Complete data on Georgia watersheds, rivers, streams, reservoirs, regulators and community water systems.

WATER SHORTAGE
Feuding Neighbors
For more than three decades, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida have disputed the use of two shared river basins, the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) and the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa (ACT).










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WT LATEST

GREENING ROOFTOPS
From Sponge City to Micro Water Management On Rooftops
Amsterdam start-up RESILIO addresses critical urban challenges related to flooding, heat and water supply, energy consumption and biodiversity

CLIMATE CHANGE
Climate change in your town, how to mitigate its effects, where to start, and the software to figure it out
Interview with Atkins Global, SNC-Lavalin Climate Team advising FEMA

TOXIC ALGAE
Identifying toxic blue-green algae species through mass spectrometry
Interview with Dr. Aneika Leney, Ph.D., Biological Mass Spectrometry, UK



                         WT WOMEN

From Trash to treasure - a paradigm shift. Interview with Joanne Rodriguez Founder of GreenTech Start-up, MYCOCYCLE
Scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography detect vast amounts of groundwater beneath Antarctic ice. Interview with Chloe Gustafson, Lead Author
An interview with EEWG Science Analyst Sydney Evans Evans focuses primarily on tap water contaminants, exposure analysis, and children's health.


                         CITY WATER

GWINNETT, GA
Gwinnett County’s water sourced from Lake Lanier has been voted the best
tasting water in Georgia by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals.
ROSWELL, GA
City of Roswell honored with three awards by Georgia Association of Water Professionals
ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY, GA
The J.G. Beacham Plant has won the Platinum Award from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals for 11 years




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