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Atlanta fights Florida suit with claims of reduced water use

...between certain hours and gave local governments the power to restrict water use even in the absence of a drought. Public water systems were forced to conduct annual audits for leaks.A 2011 study by the Metro pol itan North Georgia Water Plan ning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-19/atlanta-fights-florida-suit-c
Million-dollar water woes consume Timmonsville, SC

...officials are reviewing the scope of the problem and hope to begin repairs before the end of the year.The number of public water systems in South Carolina has declined from 672 in 2002 to 594 in 2012, according to the Department of Health and Environmental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-09-22/million-dollar-water-woes-consume-t
Drought status is elevated

...moderate. That signals a stepped-up public information campaign and drought monitoring. But it'll be up to local public water systems to decide whether it's time to impose water restrictions, mandatory or voluntary like those in place in Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/07/met_131305.shtml
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News you can use

...according to James Setser of the EPD. The water system is owned by the users. He said Black Jack is one of several public water systems in the state now classified as "chronic violators" of the Safe Drinking Water Act. Activities and entertainment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/31/met_427030.shtml
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News you can use

...according to James Setser of the EPD. The water system is owned by the users. He said Black Jack is one of several public water systems in the state now classified as "chronic violators" of the Safe Drinking Water Act. AROUND TOWN TODAY AN EVENING...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/31/met_387040.shtml
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Commerce has plenty of water

...the outdoor watering bans were lifted so they could sell more. Last month, the city sold as much water to other public water systems as it used itself -- and it still is only using a fraction of what the reservoir was designed to produce. "We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/19/met_153018.shtml
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More wells tested for toxic chemicals

...toxic chemicals, but no one knows yet how long the pollution has existed. Although many people have hooked onto public water systems since the contamination surfaced late last winter, some worry about the health effects of drinking poisoned water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/17/met_226261.shtml
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Meeting will discuss risk of radioactive material

...at least 70 years, she said. "A lot of people may think, 'That's a risk I can accept,"' she said. Public water systems have no choice - if their radium counts exceed the state threshold, municipalities have to drill a new well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/22/met_381832.shtml
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Cities across nation prepare for Y2K bug

...Plan and a former information systems executive in the State Department's Agency for International Development. Public water systems are a common worry for many of the cities surveyed by The Associated Press. "The situation on water is very unclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/06/tec_263096.shtml
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Report says EPA knew of bad well

...Jarrett's cancer was diagnosed in late 1998, state health officials said the well fell under state regulations for "public" water systems, which requires a state permit and regular water testing. The owners of the mobile-home park, including Jarrett's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/25/met_416709.shtml
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