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Georgia water-wildlife dispute back in focus

...Atlanta to consume more water.The dispute focuses on the Flint River basin, formed by a river that begins south of Atlanta...wildlife from droughts. But it would also add water to the Flint River, which along with the Chattahoochee River flows into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-08/georgia-water-wildlife-disput
Ga. asks Supreme Court to reject Fla. water suit

...high court to intervene in deciding how they share water that flows across the state line where the Chattahoochee and Flint rivers merge to form the Apalachicola River. Florida officials said in an October complaint their state needs immediate relief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-03/ga-asks-supreme-court-reject-
Atlanta fights Florida suit with claims of reduced water use

...asked the U.S. Su preme Court this month to determine how much water Georgia can take from the Chat ta hoochee and Flint Rivers. They merge at the Flor ida line to form the Apa lach icola River, which flows into the Gulf of Mexico and feeds a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-19/atlanta-fights-florida-suit-c
Ga. water dispute negotiator's firm tied to pumping project

...wants to see whether it could be used to add extra water to streams so wildlife does not die during droughts in the Flint River basin.Developers say there is a second and more lucrative use. Project supporters proposed building a network of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-19/ga-water-dispute-negotiators-firm-t
Augusta educator to tackle 106-mile Paddle Georgia event

...Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy, will participate in the 106-mile Paddle Georgia event June 15-21 on the lower Flint River from Warwick to Bainbridge. The weeklong canoe/kayak journey sponsored by Georgia River Network brings together more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-03/augusta-educator-tackle-106-m
Florida wants water war moved to Supreme Court fight

...Apalachicola, Chattahoochee and Flint rivers."The situation is dire and the...Atlanta.The Chattahoochee and Flint rivers merge to form the Apalachicola...waters of the Chattahoochee and Flint rivers in unlimited quantity heedless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-01/florida-wants-water-war-moved-supre
Scott says state will sue Georgia over water

...flow on the Apalachicola Bay.The Chattahoochee and Flint rivers merge to form the Apalachicola River which flows into...basin formed by the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers. The Chattahoochee and Flint merge at the border of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-13/scott-says-state-will-sue-geo
Georgia lawmakers reach deal on lobbying rules

...pass legislation that authorities said was necessary to protect wildlife and guarantee water for farmers in the lower Flint River basin. Environmental watchdog groups criticized the bill as an attack on water rights and a bargaining chip in an ongoing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-28/georgia-lawmakers-reach-
US Army Corps of Engineers says it has the authority to grant Georgia water

...The Chattahoochee River flows past Atlanta, then runs along the border of Alabama and Georgia. It merges with the Flint River at the Florida border to form the Apalachicola River, which cuts through the Florida Panhandle and empties into the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-06-26/us-army-corps-engineers-says-it-has
Georgia called irrigation leader at conservation forum

...agriculture, according to the director of the public-private Flint River Basin Partnership."When you talk about irrigation...State University.South Georgia's agriculture-rich Flint River Basin is a major producer of cotton, corn, peanuts and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-18/georgia-called-irrigation-lea