Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Golf courses plan for limits on Floridan Aquifer water

...1999, Hilton Head Island's 22 golf courses will be limited to a total of about a million gallons a day of Upper Floridan Aquifer water. Right now, they use about 12 to 24 million gallons a day for irrigation, depending on how dry it is. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/27/met_226906.shtml
Metro
Georgia DOT has until Tuesday to act on pipeline application

...caves and underground drainage systems.He said the underground streams of Georgia's karst terrain feed the Floridan aquifer, one of the largest freshwater aquifers in the world that stretches beneath the coastal regions of the Southeast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-13/georgia-dot-has-until-tuesday
Georgia lets expire 15-year ban on using coastal aquifer to stash river water for droughts

...moratorium imposed to protect the Floridan aquifer in 11 Georgia counties, those...our area and contaminated the Floridan aquifer," Pete Peterson, who has...water storage? While the vast Floridan aquifer sprawls over 100,000 square...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-lets-expire-15-year-b
Harbor project debated

...cut before it cuts into the Floridan aquifer -- the source of coastal Georgia...fresh water into the deeper Floridan aquifer. Cutting into those old channels...Miocene aquifer may feed the Floridan aquifer. "And now, we're going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/09/met_283350.shtml
Metro
Professor fears river deepening

...of the navigation channel will worsen fissures he's found in the Miocene layer of rock that rests on top of the Floridan Aquifer - the porous underground limestone formation that holds drinking water for much of the Southeast. The cracks he's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/12/met_292184.shtml
Metro
Tybee Island nears water limit

...enough to hurt their wallets. Tybee is allowed to pump a maximum daily average of 960,000 gallons of water from the Floridan aquifer. Lately its average has been hitting the 915,000 mark. And the city has 100 more condominiums already permitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/24/met_402143.shtml
Metro
S. Carolina tries to stop water plan

...Georgia officials, meanwhile, say development in South Carolina has caused saltwater to intrude in the Upper Floridan aquifer. Its plan includes a study by the U.S. Geological Survey to back up the contention. That saltwater has reached...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/17/met_45227.shtml
Metro
SC seeks to keep drinking from Savannah River

...Carolina's excessive groundwater withdrawals. Over-pumping is pushing salt water from the Atlantic into the Upper Floridan Aquifer, contaminating wells.However, more than drinking water is at stake.Regulators are trying to figure out how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-22/sc-seeks-keep-drinking-s
House wary of aquifer storage

...from the state Environmental Protection Division to pump treated water from three coastal Georgia rivers into the Floridan Aquifer. The water would be stored there for future recovery and sale to industrial and residential customers. TSG officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/18/tec_256569.shtml
XXX Technology
Across South Carolina

...plans to keep saltwater out of an underground source of water for both states. The states use water from the Upper Floridan aquifer. The water lies beneath Florida, southern Georgia and parts of South Carolina and Alabama. Officials say pumping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/26/met_149258.shtml
Metro