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Altamaha/Suwanee-Satilla Joint Water Council

The Altamaha and Suwanee-Satilla Water Councils will hold a joint meeting on September 20, 2018 in Fitzgerald, Georgia at the Ben Hill Ag Pavilion located at 162 Paulk Park Road, Fitzgerald, GA 31750.  For more information on the meeting please see the Georgia Water Planning website under events.  Or the announcement for this…
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UGA Extension Agents travel to Virginia to learn about well water program

On December 12-13, seven UGA Faculty visited with the program manager of the Virginia Tech Well Water Program to discuss their program and how we can bring and develop such a program for UGA Extension.  While in Blacksburg, we learned how their program is conducted and how they get citizens…
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Georgia’s Draft Regional Water Plans available for review and comment

The Draft Regional Water Plans for Georgia have been finalized and are available for public comment.  The Draft Plans can be found on the Draft Regional Water Plan website. On the site you will be able to click on the Regional Water Council you are interested in reviewing and the…
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Water Festival and Pokemon Go

In September 2016, the organizers of the Athens-Clark County Water Festival incorporated the game Pokemon Go into their annual water education festival.  The Saturday was full of different water related activities from kids being able to act like a raindrop flowing through a stormwater channel, water cannons, water games, and…
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Water Conservation is the key

With 53 Georgia counties in a Level 1 drought condition currently, the main focus should be water conservation.  Some of the things that can be done to conserve water are listed below: Indoors:  One fact sheet from UGA is Every Drop Counts: Conserve Water at Home 1.  Run water only…
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