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Drought Monitor May 9, 2017

The following is copy from the latest release from the National Drought Mitigation Center: Within the announcement, there are a few links that will provide additional information.  These include: Crops in Drought U.S. Drought Monitor statistics Narrative of Drought                U.S. Drought Monitor for…
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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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