Could similar development in the Suwannee River watershed have something to do with the 700-year floods in 2009 and 2013?
Georgia State University, PR, December 6, 2017 Researchers Find Urban Development Dramatically Increases Stream Flow,
…Between 1992 and 2011, the amount of developed land in these watersheds also doubled, almost entirely at the expense of forest land.
In both watersheds, this urbanization led to Continue reading
Even the trend of sinking groundwater levels hasn’t changed a lot in the Georgia parts of WWALS’ watersheds of the Withlacoochee, Alapaha, and upper Suwannee Rivers. Thanks to Tom Potter for the pointer, and we’re inviting someone to talk about this subject at the Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail Workshop at VSU February 27th, 2016.
WATER RESOURCES OF THE UPPER SUWANNEE RIVER WATERSHED, by Mary M. Davis1 and David W. Hicks2,
1 Ecologist, Continue reading
Related to population centers in the Suwannee River watershed, someone asked, “Do we need an interstate Suwannee Bioregion Coalition to guard the waters that feed into the Suwannee River?” We’ve got pieces of it already cooperating to some extent in opposing the Sabal Trail pipeline. There are many other even larger issues that everyone in the Suwannee River basin faces.
In south Georgia and north Florida we have Continue reading