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TODAY



DATA CENTERS

Large Amounts of Water Required to Operate Data Centers
Interview with Landon Marston, Assistant Professor Civil & Environmental Engineering Virginia Tech


WATERSHEDS
Week of 11/28- 12/4 ➤
OVERVIEW on flows, spills, goundwater, and HABs.
Sewage spills caused by grease blockage impact Peachtree Creek, Possum Creek

CRIMEBOX Week of 11/21- 11/27 ➤
Clean Water Act Environmental Crimes
Historic Case:Fiscal Year: 2012, CR_2275 (Florida)
One of 24 CWA criminal prosecutions in the state of Florida
Septic Hauler employee illegally dumps into sanitary sewer to hide side hustle from employer.


Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance in Georgia
88.3% compliant
List of drinking facilities with significant violations.


SPILLS Week of 11/21 - 11/27 ➤
Highlighting toxic spills, spills over 100 gallons and spills impacting water
Peavine Creek, Doolittle Creek, Swift Creek tributary, Rolling Branch Creek and Shoal Creek tributary impacted by spills this week.


SPILL RESPONSE - Georgia EDP
Week of 10/31- 11/6 ➤
EDP investigation finds concerns over tanker trucks dumping unknown liquid in Chattahoochee Watershed (August 26) to be unfounded.
Full Response

GA MAPS

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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

INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER
Phytoremediation: an option for persistent environmental contaminants?
Interview with Larry Green, MD, PhD
CARBON CAPTURE
Carbon tech start-Up Air Company launches sustainable aviation fuel made from captured CO2
INNER CITY YOUTH TRAINING
GREEN CITY FORCE, a sustainable training program for youths from NYC public housing
WT Interview with Joshua Owens, Director of Social Enterprise Operations Green City Force, NYC

OFF GRID
OffGridBox: An all-in-one solution providing renewable energy and clean water to remote communities
WT Interview with Bas Berends, Chief Partnership Officer, OffGridBox






                         WT WOMEN

Danielle Doggett - Named one of the most influential women of the century Building the World’s first fleet of 100% clean ocean-going container vessels
From Trash to treasure - a paradigm shift. Interview with Joanne Rodriguez Founder of GreenTech Start-up, MYCOCYCLE
An interview with EEWG Science Analyst Sydney Evans Evans focuses primarily on tap water contaminants, exposure analysis, and children's health.


                         CITY WATER

METROPOLITAN NORTH GEORGIA
The Metropolitan North Georgia water planning district, an award-winning holistic water management plan for water protection and quality
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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