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Hydro-Colonialism | Collapse of Industrial Civilization

Hydro-Colonialism | Collapse of Industrial Civilization | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
If there is anything to be learnt from the past, it is that such mega-irrigation schemes can not only put the livelihoods of millions of rural communities at risk, they can threaten the freshwater sources of entire regions.
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Unintended consequences!

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Water Footprint Calculator - National Geographic

Water Footprint Calculator - National Geographic | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
Water Footprint Calculator
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For kids...how to reduce water usage

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History Channel series explains quirky state lines - NATASHA LENNARD | POLITICO CLICK

History Channel series explains quirky state lines - NATASHA LENNARD | POLITICO CLICK | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
"How the States Got Their Shapes” hosted by Brian Unger premieres on the History Channel Tuesday night ...
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Tennessee draws line on border dispute

Tennessee draws line on border dispute | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
Tennessee lawmakers introduced a resolution Monday that criticizes the Georgia General Assembly’s attempts to reopen a 190-year boundary dispute between the two states as an “ill-conceived” and “heinous assault on the...
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From the TN position

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Georgia Opponent Of Border Resolution Cheered In Tennessee

Georgia Opponent Of Border Resolution Cheered In Tennessee | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
Tennessee lawmakers gave rousing applause to welcome a Georgia senator who opposed a resolution calling for redrawing the border between the two states.
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Lessons from the "Tri-State" Water War | Section of State and Local Government Law

Lessons from the "Tri-State" Water War | Section of State and Local Government Law | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
For over 20 years, the informally named “tri-state water war” has been going on between Georgia, Alabama and Florida over allocation of water in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin.
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In depth look at the law re water wars

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U.S. Supreme Court tells Alabama, Florida it won't review 'water war' dispute with Georgia over Lake Lanier | Atlanta News & Opinion Blog | Fresh Loaf | Creative Loafing Atlanta

U.S. Supreme Court tells Alabama, Florida it won't review 'water war' dispute with Georgia over Lake Lanier | Atlanta News & Opinion Blog | Fresh Loaf | Creative Loafing Atlanta | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
Georgia attorney general applauds decision
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Chattahoochee blues

Chattahoochee blues | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
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From the Economist...this is international news!

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Drought eases, water wars persist - USATODAY.com

Drought eases, water wars persist - USATODAY.com | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
While drought has eased in much of the Southeast, water wars continue.
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Good summary of situation from 2008

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American Water & Energy Savers Experts in Water and Utility Management

Premier website for Water Conservation and Submetering. American Water & Energy Savers (AWES) has been providing water management and utility billing solutions to multi-family and retail owners on a nationwide basis for over 20 years.
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Conservation

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The Hidden Water We Use - National Geographic

The Hidden Water We Use - National Geographic | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
Figure out your water footprint one product at a time.
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GardenQuest

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Atlanta Shudders at Prospect of Empty Faucets - New York Times

Atlanta Shudders at Prospect of Empty Faucets - New York Times | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
Last-minute measures to combat a drought in the Southeast belie a history of inaction when it comes to managing and conserving water.
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from GardenQuest

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Georgia steps up bid for access to Tennessee River

Georgia steps up bid for access to Tennessee River | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
Georgia lawmakers are serious enough about quenching the growing thirst of metropolitan Atlanta that they passed a resolution last week authorizing the state's attorney general to sue Tennessee if it doesn't give up a 1 1/2-square-mile parcel of...
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A Map of the Georgia / Tennessee Border Dispute Over Water Rights

A Map of the Georgia / Tennessee Border Dispute Over Water Rights | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
There are many historians and economists who say that the battles of the future will be fought over water not oil. Though only a battle of words, one is already occurring between Georgia and Tennessee.
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Tennessee, Georgia at war over state line; battle could go to Supreme Court

Tennessee, Georgia at war over state line; battle could go to Supreme Court | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
Despite nine previous resolutions that have left a 200-year-old border dispute unresolved, Georgia lawmakers want Tennessee to know this time they mean business.
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Good graphic of border dispute

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The Great Georgia-Tennessee Border War of 2013 Is Upon Us

The Great Georgia-Tennessee Border War of 2013 Is Upon Us | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
Historians, take note: On this day, which is not a day in 1732, a boundary dispute between two Southern states took a turn for the wet.
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Good graphic of border dispute

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Water wars: Two states locked in battle over waterways

Water wars: Two states locked in battle over waterways | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
Ga. lawmakers authorize state's attorney general to sue Tenn. for access to Tennessee River's drinking water
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From TN perspective

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Water use in the United States, from USGS Water-Science School

Water use in the United States, from USGS Water-Science School | WQ Water Rights | Scoop.it
Water use in the United States, from USGS Water Science for Schools.
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Very good source
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