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North Georgia Droughts - About North Georgia


Although the drought of 1930-1935 had little long term impact on north Georgia, it contributed to the ongoing economic problems throughout the state and the ...

Boll Weevil | New Georgia Encyclopedia


The boll weevil greatly affected Georgia's long history of cotton production between 1915, when the insect was introduced to Georgia, and the early 1990s, when ...



Jun 1, 2012 ... DROUGHT IN GEORGIA: WATER SCARCITY ISSUES AND IMPLICATIONS. A Thesis. Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the. Louisiana ...

Droughts: Questions and answers (U.S. Geological Survey)


Does a shortage of rain mean that a drought will occur? ... A drought is a period of drier-than-normal conditions that results in water-related problems. ... In Georgia, most of the yearly precipitation falls during winter, early spring, and in July.

Georgia officials give drought the silent treatment - latimes


Sep 16, 2012 ... Georgia officials give drought the silent treatment ... about how to cope with it, hinting at problems other states may have to face if their droughts ...

Atlanta Suffers as Southeast Drought Continues - ABC News


Oct 15, 2007 ... Atlanta Drought: 3 Months of Water Left. ... said Carol Couch, the director of the Environmental Protection Division in Georgia. ... "The water ban is not going to resolve the problem, and it's foolish to think that that's the only ...

Feds OK drought deal letting Georgia keep more water - CNN.com


Nov 16, 2007 ... Feds OK drought deal letting Georgia keep more water ... to work through some of the issues facing Florida, but some concerns, "at least with ...

the water crisis - Georgia Planning Association

georgiaplanning.org/student_reports/2008/6--The Water Crisis/The_Water_Crisis_report.pdf

presence of drought in Georgia, the historical context for our present water .... of the ways of addressing water quality issues during drought (“Drought Impacts,”.

Georgia Drought: You Don't Miss Your Water... | Solidarity


Dec 31, 2007 ... Georgia Drought: You Don't Miss Your Water. ... Of course, to the extent water issues appear in the media at all, the proposed remedies tend to ...

Boll Weevils and a Drought Wus happenin'?!?!


So cotton has always been a really important crop to Georgia. Because ... Drought was a problem in Georgia, but not as bad as states like Texas and Oklahoma.

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Great Depression | New Georgia Encyclopedia


Nov 5, 2007 ... Underlying problems in the economy, however, including an increasing number of poor ... experienced its worst drought on record in 1930-31.

Types of Drought Impacts - the National Drought Mitigation Center


About Us; News & Outreach; Drought Basics; Monitoring Tools; Planning .... by drought; Health problems related to low water flows and poor water quality ...

Lessons Learned? How Drought Has Shaped Water Policy in Georgia


Jul 2, 2012 ... Georgia's latest deep drought is not only challenging the resolve of state .... But the problem with these types of laws is how well they can be ...