GWRC 1989

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Book Cover and front material

LUNCHEON SPEAKERS
Climate Change Impacts of Water Resources
Mark Ayers, Water Resource Division, U.S. Geological Survey, Trenton, NJ Water Resources Management in Georgia from a Federal Perspective
Greer C. Tidwell, Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IV

PLENARY SESSION: GEORGIA WATER RESOURCES

    1. Georgia's Water Resources: A Status Report
      Harold Reheis, Assistant Director, Georgia DNR, Environmental Protection Division
    2. Where are We Going From Here? Current Legislation and Water Issues
      James E. Kundell, Senior Research Associate, Vinson Institute of Government, Univ. of Georgia
    3. Georgia's Water Resources: Challenge for the Future
      William B. Lord, Director, Water Resources Research Institute, University of Arizona
  1. PANEL DISCUSSION: INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION

    1. Intergovernmental Cooperation in Planning and Implementing a Wastewater Treatment Facility
      Larry M. Stuber, EMC Engineering Services, Inc.
    2. Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement: Politics and Finances
      J. Michael Moore, Doris Y. Flythe, Phillip Windsor, Hilton Kite and Kimball Warnock, Effingham County

    POSTER SESSION

      1. Rainfall Trends in the Georgia Coastal Plain
        J.M. Sheridan and W.G. Knisel, USDA-ARS, Southeast Watershed Research Lab
      2. Water Use and Power Generation in Georgia
        Julia L. Fanning, U.S. Geological Survey
      3. Ground Water Use in Georgia, 1987
        Victoria L. Purcell, Georgia Geologic Survey
      4. Development of Water-table and Depth to Water Maps for the Southeastern United States Using a Geographic Information System
        John S. Clarke, U.S. Geological Survey; and Jerry W. Sorensen and George Collins, U.S. EPA
      5. Streamflow Water Quality in the Georgia Coastal Plain
        R.K. Hubbard and J.M. Sheridan, USDA-ARS, Southeast Watershed Research Lab
      6. Water Quality in the Three South End Ponds, Cumberland Island, Georgia
        Thomas R. Kozel, Dept. of Biology and Life Sciences, Savannah State College
      7. Description of a Hydrologic Method for Separating Stream Flow from Groundwater and Backwater by Means of Oxygen-18, Savannah River Plant, South Carolina
        Wesley Sigman Hardegree, Univ. of Georgia
      8. Microtopographic Influences on Soil Water Movemen
        Thomas Mark Keith, School of Forest Resources, Univ. of Georgia
      9. Determination of Nitrate-Nitrogen in Water Using a Coated Wire Electrode
        L.L. Goodroad, L.M. Shuman and R.B. Pitts, Dept. of Agronomy, Univ. of Georgia
    1. RAINFALL AND DROUGHT

      1. The Historical Rome, Georgia Rainfall Series
        Robert D. Erhardt, Jr., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile
      2. Outlook for Precipitation in Georgia
        Gayther L. Plummer, Institute of Natural Resources, Univ. of Georgia
      3. The Spatio-temporal Evolution of the Average Drought Affecting Georgia
        Vernon Meentemeyer and Peter T. Soul¨¦, Dept. of Geography, Univ. of Georgia
      4. The 1986 and 1988 Droughts in Georgia
        Jeffrey T. Armbruster, U.S. Geological Survey
    2. WATER MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION

      1. Water Management for the Future - A State Perspective
        Thomas C. Burdette, Jr., Georgia DNR, Environmental Protection Division
      2. Efficient Use of Water Supplies Through Cooperative River Management: The Atlanta Experience
        Patricia A. Stevens, Atlanta Regional Commission, and Edmund B. Burkett, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile
      3. Public Relations Aspects of Water Management During Extreme Drought
        Edmund B. Burkett, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile
      4. Water Conservation Measures for Short and Long-term Water Demand Reduction
        Laurie E. Ashmore, Brown and Caldwell
    3. IRRIGATION WATER USE

      1. Water: Essential for Agriculture
        Rudy Underwood , Georgia Farm Bureau Federation
      2. Why Xeriscaping Makes Good Sense
        Philip R. Karr, Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority
      3. Turfgrass Irrigation Scheduling by Infrared Thermometry
        Robert N. Carrow, Dept. of Agronomy, Univ. of Georgia
      4. Trends in Ground-water Levels and Use in Georgia: 1950-1987
        R. Thomas James and Eugene P. Odum, Institute of Ecology, Univ. of Georgia
    4. INSTREAM FLOWS

      1. Importance of Groundwater Inflows for Maintenance of Striped Bass Habitat in the Flint River and Lake Seminole
        Michael J. Van Den Avyle, Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
      2. Habitat Suitability Criteria for Assessment of Instream Flow Needs for Fish
        Johnie H. Crance, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
      3. Real-time Hydrologic Data Collection Systems for the Southeast
        Bradley L. Gimmestad, NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
    5. WATER ENGINEERING

      1. Development of a Trihalomethane Control Strategy
        Daniel S. Skalsky, Brown and Caldwell; Randy E. Hildebran, Olsen Associates;
        and Carl S. Simmons, Public Utilities Director, City of Raleigh, North Carolina
      2. Effective Evaluation of Water Distribution Systems
        David L. Haas, Jordan, Jones & Goulding, Inc., and John O = Neil, Dept. of Public Works,
        City of Athens , Georgia
      3. A Stochastic Control Method for Hydropower Scheduling
        Aris P. Georgakakos, School of Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology;
        and Marty Meeks, Georgia Power
      4. Application of Reservoir Sizing Techniques in Georgia
        William P. Martello and Pamela S. Burnett, Jordan, Jones & Goulding, Inc.
    6. WATER RESOURCES PLANNING

      1. Water Supply Planning and Coordination in the Atlanta Region
        Patricia A. Stevens, Atlanta Regional Commission

      2. Long-range Water Supply Planning for Cobb County, Georgia
        James Nissen, Brown and Caldwell, and Philip Karr, Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority
      3. Organizational Arrangements for Developing Long-range Water Resources Plans for Georgia
        Kathryn J. Hatcher, Institute of Natural Resources, Univ. of Georgia
      4. Atlanta and the Chattahoochee River: Past, Present and Future
        Philip W. Nungesser, Bureau of Pollution Control, City of Atlanta
    7. MITIGATION FOR RESERVOIR PROJECTS

      1. Wetland Mitigation Guidelines for Water Supply Reservoirs and Public Fishing Lakes in Georgia
        Howard D. Zeller, Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources
      2. Mitigation for Reservoir Projects Part I: Wildlife Mitigation Past and Present
        Carol J. Burns, Allen W. Conger and Richard W. Whiteside, Law Environmental Inc.
      3. Mitigation for Reservoir Projects Part II: Current Environmental Legislation Considerations
        Allen W. Conger, Richard W. Whiteside and Robert S. Webb, Law Environmental Inc.
      4. Mitigation for Reservoir Projects Part III: Concepts and Their Application
        Dorothy M. Gibb and John T. Vermont, Law Environmental Inc.
    8. WATER LAW AND LEGISLATION

      1. Pesticide Usage Legislation and Groundwater Quality
        Terence J. Centner, College of Agriculture, Univ. of Georgia
      2. State Implementation of Section 319 Nonpoint Source Pollution Controls for Forestry in the Southeast
        Peter Lickwar and Fred Cubbage, School of Forest Resources, Univ. of Georgia
      3. Legal Aspects of Natural Resources Legislation Enacted by the 1989 Georgia General Assembly
        J. Owens Smith, Institute of Natural Resources, Univ. of Georgia
      4. Economic Aspects of Water Resources Management
        Ronald M. North, Institute of Natural Resources, Univ. of Georgia
    9. WATERSHED PROTECTION

      1. Guidelines for Development of Watershed Protection Plans in Georgia
        Gail M. Cowie and James L. Cooley, Institute of Community and Area Development, UGA
      2. Stream Corridor Protection in the Atlanta Region: The Metropolitan River Protection Act and the Chattahoochee Corridor Plan
        James M. Santo, Atlanta Regional Commission
      3. Fayette County¡¯s Experience with Watershed Protection Ordinances
        Christine L. Venice, Dept. of Planning, Fayette County, Georgia
      4. Policy and Political Considerations in Watershed Protection
        James L. Cooley and Gail M. Cowie, Institute of Community and Area Development, UGA
    10. URBAN STREAMS

      1. Factors Influencing the Quality of Urban Streams in Georgia and the Implications
      2. for Stream Management
        Ted Mikalsen, Georgia Environmental Protection Division
      3. The Management of Flat Creek in Gainesville
        Tim Merritt, City of Gainesville, Georgia
      4. Cobb County¡¯s Stream Assessment Program
        Colin J. Decker, Cobb County Water System, Georgia
      5. The Atlanta Regional Commission¡¯s Urban Stream Demo nstration Program
        F. William Kroeck, Atlanta Regional Commission
    11. STORMWATER RUNOFF

      1. Variations in Precipitation and Runoff in an Urbanizing Watershed
        Bruce K. Ferguson, School of Environmental Design, and Philip W. Suckling,
        Department of Geography, Univ. of Georgia
      2. Riparian Zone Effects on Water Quality
        Richard Lowrance, USDA-ARS, Southeast Watershed Research Lab
      3. Chemical and Physical Components of Crusting in Southeastern Soils
        W.P. Miller, D.E. Radcliffe and J. Scifres, Dept. of Agronomy, Univ. of Georgia
      4. Wetland Design Considerations for Urban Stormwater Management Basin Design
        Allen Conger, David Breaden, Scott Heefner and Melvin Brown, Law Environmental Inc.
    12. AGRICHEMICAL MODELS

      1. Relating Agrichemical Runoff and Leaching to Soil Taxonomy: A GLEAMS Model Analyses
        R.A. Leonard, UGA College of Agriculture, and USDA-ARS Southeast Watershed Research
        Lab; H.F. Perkins, Professor Emeritus, UGA College of Agriculture; and W.G. Knisel,
        USDA-ARS Southeast Watershed Research Lab
      2. Potential Pesticide Contamination in Ground-water Recharge Areas: A Model Simulation
        L.E. Asmussen, USDA-ARS Southeast Watershed Research Lab ; D.W. Hicks, U.S. Geological
        Survey; R.A. Leonard and W.G. Knisel, USDA-ARS Southeast Watershed Research Lab;
        and H.F. Perkins , Professor Emeritus, UGA College of Agriculture
      3. Geophysical Investigations of a Ground Water Contaminant Plume - Electrical and Electromagnetic
        Methods

        Edward Zungaila, Jr., Hazardous Materials Program Manager, Univ. of Georgia; Fred Tuck, Applied Geophysics, Inc.; and Dann Spariosu, Dept. of Geology, Univ. of Georgia
      4. Geostatistics in Water Resources
        Shahrokh Rouhani, School of Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
    13. SOIL CHEMISTRY

      1. Herbicide Movement in Conventional and Reduced Tillage Soils
        D.E. Radcliffe, R.E. Jones and P.A. Banks, Dept. of Agronomy, Univ. of Georgia
      2. Reversible Binding of Humic Substances to Clay Colloids
        E. Michael Perdue, Charles E. Weaver and Keith Scanlan Matlack, School of Geophysical
        Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
      3. Release of Soil Metals Affected by Edaphic Conditions in Coastal Georgia
        Gian Ghuman and Kamalakar Raut, School of Sciences and Technology, Savannah State College
      4. Water Movement and Chemical Transport in a Loblolly Pine Forest
        James B. Feild, University of Georgia
    14. GROUNDWATER QUALITY

      1. In Situ Biorestoration - Effects of Nutrient Addition on Aquifer Permeability
        F. Michael Saunders and G.F. Morrone, School of Civil Engineering, Georgia Tech
      2. Microbial Activity in Ground Water at a Chemical Waste Disposal Site
        Huey-Min Hwang and Anthony Q. Armstrong, Dept. of Microbiology and Institute of Ecology, Univ. of Georgia; David Lewis, U.S. EPA, Athens; and Robert Hodson, Dept. of Microbiology and Institute of Ecology, Univ. of Georgia
      3. Toxicity Assessment of Volatile Organic Compounds Found in Soil and Ground Water at a Hazardous
        Waste Landfill Site

        Oscar Pancorbo, Tiande Cai, Timothy Kelley and Harold Barnhart, Dept.. of Food Science
        and Technology, Univ. of Georgia
      4. Mutant Strains for Biodegradation of PCBs in Bioreactor System
        M.K. Hamdy, Dept. of Food Science and Technology, Univ. of Georgia
    15. GROUNDWATER PROTECTION

      1. The Ground-water Management Program of the Georgia Geologic Survey
        Randy W. Weathersby and Kenneth R. Davis, Georgia Geologic Survey
      2. Occurrence and Source of Natural Radioactivity in Ground Water From the Upper Floridan Aquifer in the Apalachichola Embayment-Gulf Trough Area, Georgi
        Lee L. Gorday and Madeleine F. Kellam, Georgia Geologic Survey
      3. The Capture-Zone Method for Recovery System Design
        Gerald E. Seaburn, Law Environmental Inc.
    16. LAND TREATMENT OF WASTEWATER

      1. The Effect of Irrigation with Pretreated Wastewater on Groundwater Quality and Evaluation at Clayton County, Georgia
        Julia W. Gaskin and Wade L. Nutter, School of Forest Resources, Univ. of Georgia
      2. The Effect of Wastewater Irrigation on Streamflow and the Hydrologic Budget
        Ward Cleveland, Earth Systems Associates, Ltd., and Wade Nutter, School of Forest
        Resources, Univ. of Georgia
      3. Land Treatment of Wastes in Georgia: A Look to the Future
        Wade L. Nutter, School of Forest Resources, Univ. of Georgia
    17. WATER POLLUTION CONTROL

      1. The State Revolving Fund Program in Georgia
        John Hagan, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Verona Barnes, Georgia DNR,
        Environmental Protection Division
      2. EPA Approach for the Diagnostic Evaluation of POTW Performance
        William Cosgrove and Ronald Barrow, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IV
      3. Jackson Lake: Response to Nutrient Reduction
        David M. Kamps, Georgia DNR, Environmental Protection Division
      4. Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia - Water Quality and Lay Monitoring Program
        Carolyn Lee Thomas and David Johnson, Life Sciences Division, Ferrum College, Virginia
    18. RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

      1. Water Quality Research in the South Georgia Coastal Plain
        Matt C. Smith and Daniel Thomas, Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, Univ. of Georgia
      2. Development of Public Educational Programs on Water Quality
        William I. Segars, Cooperative Extension Service, Univ. of Georgia
      3. The Program of the Georgia Water Research Institute
        Bernd Kahn, Environmental Resources Center, Georgia Institute of Technology
      4. Summary of Water Resources Research Under the Georgia Water Resources Research Program
        Ronald M. North and Kathryn J. Hatcher, Institution of Natural Resources, Univ. of Georgia
    19. Panel Discussion: Water Resources Research and Education

      Moderator: Bernd Kahn, Georgia Institute of Technology
      Panelists: Pat Stevens, Atlanta Regional Commission; Ram Arora, Georgia State University; Dale Threadgill, Univ. of Georgia; Ronald North, Univ. of Georgia; and F.M. Saunders, Georgia Institute of Technology

      PANEL DISCUSSION: WATER FOR THE FUTURE

      Moderator: Kathryn J. Hatcher, Institute of Natural Resources, Univ. of Georgia.
      Panelists: Representative Dean Alford, House Natural Resources and Environment Committee, Georgia General Assembly; Philip R. Karr, Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority; Bob Kerr, Georgia Conservancy; and David Word, Water Resources Management Branch, Georgia DNR, Environmental Protection Division