Tag Archives: reservoirs

GEFA awards $72.7 million for water projects

GEFA’s board of directors approves 19 loans and grants for local governments to build water and sewer facilities, including three reservoirs . . .

Tags: GEFA , local governments , reservoirs , water-sewer projects

GEFA okays $40 million for three reservoir projects

Georgia plans to spend $40 million on developing three new reservoirs in the northern part of the state . . .

Tags: GEFA , Glades Reservoir , Kevin Clark , Nathan Deal , reservoirs , Richland Creek reservoir

Political Notes – With access to Lanier assured, does Georgia still need new reservoirs?

Now that Georgia will be able to get water from Lake Lanier, there may be less pressure to impound new reservoirs in North Georgia, an environmentalist contends . . .

Tags: Corps of Engineers , Court of Appeals vacancy , Georgia 400 , Lake Lanier , Nathan Deal , reservoirs , Sally Bethea , termination of tolls

Endangered rivers list includes Chattahoochee

A national conservation group ranks the Chattahoochee River, Atlanta’s main source of drinking water, as the third most endangered waterway in the U.S. . . .

Tags: Bear Creek , Chattahoochee River , endangered rivers , GEFA , Glades Reservoir , Nathan Deal , reservoirs

Water panel recommends reservoirs, not conservation

State commission urges $300 million be spent on building reservoirs, $0 be spent on water conservation programs . . .

Tags: Canton , conservation , Hickory Log Creek Reservoir , reservoirs , Water Supply Program Task Force

Political Notes – Chattooga could have first private water project

Chattooga County could be one of the first local governments to take advantage of the new state law that authorizes public-private partnerships to develop water infrastructure projects . . .

Tags: Chattooga County , Chris Clark , Department of Community Health , federal healthcare act , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Nathan Deal appointments , PeachCare , reservoirs , water resource projects

Political Notes – The jockeying begins in Macon

Qualifying starts for Macon’s municipal elections, and the race for mayor looks like the hottest political show in town . . .

Tags: Jack Ellis , Macon , mayor's race , Rep. David Lucas , reservoirs , Robert Brown , Robert Reichert , Tennessee River

Senate passes private reservoir bill

Senate easily adopts bill allowing private development and control of reservoirs . . .

Tags: private developers , reservoirs , senate

Tolleson proposes private funding for reservoirs

Sen. Ross Tolleson introduces legislation that would provide for the public-private development of reservoirs . . .

Tags: public-private financing , reservoirs , Ross Tolleson

Political Notes – GOP brings redistricting in-house

The legislative leadership will bring the redistricting function in-house, creating a joint House-Senate redistricting office . . .

Tags: Latino voters , Nathan Deal , redistricting , reservoirs