Most of the Lowndes County Commissioners were not familiar with the water quality testing WWALS is doing, and now they are.
The Suwannee-Satilla Regional Water Planning Council (SSRWPC) is gathering information on river conditions, such as water level too high or too low to paddle, and fish habitat information. So if you are an outfitter or other knowledgeable person, you may want to attend, in person or via telephone or teams. Dr. Wei Zeng has already done this for some other RWPCs, and now he is doing it for SSRWPC.
When: Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 9:45 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.
Where: Georgia Museum of Agriculture, Conference Room East, 1392 Whiddon Mill Road, Tifton, GA 31793
Georgia’s Regional Water Planning Councils They plan, projecting water use, water levels, groundwater, wastewater, population growth or decrease, etc. County Comprehensive Plans typically then include those plans by reference. Unlike Florida’s Water Management Districts, Georgia’s RWPCs have no staff, almost no funding, and no ability to tax nor issue permits. Continue reading
Old meeting in new building, 9:45 AM – 2:15 PM, Thursday, June 9, 2022, Edward and Rhonda Mark Health Sciences Building, Wiregrass Tech, Valdosta, GA.
Unlike Florida’s Water Management Districts, Georgia’s Regional Water Planning Councils have no staff, almost no funding, and no ability to tax nor issue permits. They plan, projecting water use, water levels, groundwater, wastewater, population growth or decrease, etc. County Comprehensive Plans typically then include those plans by reference.
The Suwannee-Satilla Regional Water Planning Council plans for Continue reading
Water gaps and water quality: the Georgia Suwannee-Satilla Regional Water Planning Council meets 10-15 AM to 2 PM, Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at Coastal Pines Technical College, 1701 Carswell Ave, Waycross, GA 31503. There is an online method of attendance, unfortunately via Microsoft Teams.
Unlike Florida’s Suwannee River Water Management District, SSRWPC has no paid staff, no budget to speak of, and no taxing, permitting, or fining ability. Its Council is all volunteers, assisted by a few staff from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GA-EPD) and sometimes a consultant or two.
REGIONAL WATER PLANNING COUNCIL MEETING
Announcement Date: February 2, 2022
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND PARTIES:
The Suwannee-Satilla Regional Water Planning Council
will hold a meeting at the following date, time and location:
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Registration: 10:15 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.
Meeting: 10:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Note: This Meeting may be attended In-Person (with Social Distancing Measures in place) or Virtually via the MS Teams Link with Call-In Information Provided Below
Coastal Pines Technical College
1701 Carswell Ave
Waycross, GA 31503
If you are planning to attend the meeting in-person please send your RSVP notice to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can ensure we do not exceed the venue capacity.
For Virtual Attendance use this link: Continue reading