Groundwater Drought Continues

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Georgia Water Resource Institute

Types of Drought



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Water Conservation during the Drought

Georgia has 3 Years to Resolve "Water Wars" Or Else , August 2009

Federal Judge offers Congress Alternative to Water Wars , July 2009

Lake Lanier at Full Pool October 2009

Atlanta Experiences Flood September, 2009

Georgia Still in Hydrological Drought June 2009

Lanier and Hartwell basins improve to mild drought May 2009

Georgia drought free except Lanier, Hartwell basins April 2009

Drought continues, Lake Lanier lower than October 2007

State Water Plan Passes, GT advisor on Drought

Georgia Tech and Home Depot Partner to Promote Water Conservation

Suggestions for Home Park, Marietta St, neighborhoods with large trees during the drought

Georgia Drought 2008

Slow the Flow, Save H2O poster slow flow water drought flyer

Georgia Tech's Campus Water Conservation Task Force Preliminary Report 11/21/07 (2.3M pdf)

Georgia Tech's Water Reducing Efforts Update 10/29/07 (press release update)

Georgia Tech's Water Reducing Efforts Update on October 2007 (powerpoint presentation, 11 slides)

Georgia Tech's Water Use by Department

Water Use Broken Out


Links to examples of recent media coverage / other articles about Georgia Tech’s Water Conservation efforts:

Local TV coverage of Stadium recovering stream - Here's the link to the story and the video:

DramaTech - Urine Town Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Critic’s Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards, and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an earnest tale of love, greed, and revolution. The show is set in a town plagued by a 20-year drought, where water has become so scarce that private toilets have become unthinkable. DATE: April 4-5, 2008

Georgia Tech Dining Halls Save 20,000 gallons of water a week

Dining Halls Go Trayless p1

Prayer Won’t Solve Water Shortage p1

“Going Green at Tech”  pullout section of student newspaper, Technique

      Green Neighborhoods on Streets of Steel p1

      Greek Organizations Kickoff Recycling Initiative p1

      Slow the Flow, Save H2O” flyer, p2

      Blue Planet Run campaigns for clean Water p3

      SGA Initiatives Support Sustainability on Campus p4

Students Taking Action to Slow the Flow

Tech Announces Drought Task Force p1

How is the drought altering your routine? student opinion poll p2

Tech Actively Responses to State Drought, editorial by President Clough, p 3 of 3

Not Just a Dry Spell, see page 1

Drought Raises Concerns, p1

Editorial Cartoon,

Ga Tech finds water for football field

Area’s Top Water Uses Push to Save

Water Restrictions Leave Fields Dry

Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue ... in this drought epidemic if they conserve,” said Governor Sonny Perdue. ... public service announcement debuted Thursday evening at the Georgia Tech vs. ...

Water Woes Require Cooperation, editorial,

Task Force Named for Water Use and Conservation

Drought prompting Georgia to develop a proactive management plan.

Using Captured Water to Serve  Campus Landscape