In Supreme Court, Florida and Georgia Argue Over Water Use

Water planning in the South has not kept pace with demand. By…

Florida Oyster Harvest Suffers As Drought Intensifies Water Battle with Georgia and Alabama

The drought that set upon the United States this year has tightened a three-state tug-of-war over fresh water, affecting marine life and a valuable fishing economy downstream in the Deep South's Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, the most biodiverse river system in North America.

Stakeholders Create Organization to Resolve Southern US Water Conflict

Members from Alabama, Florida and Georgia hope that grassroots negotiations will spur a resolution from higher levels of government over Lake Lanier. Environmental groups, business organizations and power companies have united to form the ACF Stakeholders, a forum for discussing ways to resolve the 20-year impasse over the use of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river basin.

Alabama, Florida and Georgia: A Tri-State Tug-of-War for Lake Lanier

Congress solidifies a federal judge's ruling to settle a 20-year-old dispute.

Federal Judge Declares Atlanta Water Withdrawals Illegal

lanier According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a federal judge has given Georgia three years to stop withdrawing water from a federal reservoir.

Peter Gleick: An Eastern Judge Points the Way to Solving Western Water Problems

chattahoochee A District Court judge in the southeastern United States has just described our water problems with stunning clarity.