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The 2015 Georgia Water Resources Confere

September 26, 2014

The 2015 Georgia Water Resources Conference is issuing a Call for Abstracts and Manuscripts. The Conference will be held at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education on April 28-29, 2015. For more information, and to submit an abstract, please see the GWRC web page at

The theme of the 2015 GWRC will be “Water and Prosperity”. While all submittals will be considered, they are most interested in those that address the following general topics related to management and enhancement of Georgia’s water resources:

Georgia’s growth industries’ water needs
Energy production and water availability
Farm water use
Savannah Harbor deepening
Water project funding
Climate change
Changing rainfall patterns
Water availability for economic growth
New flow regimes, new TMDLs?
Reservoir siting and sizing
Conservation strategies
Coastal water quality
Stormwater infrastructure needs
Groundwater sustainability
Habitat conservation
Statewide water planning
Nonpoint source pollution
Aquifer storage and recovery (ASR)
Saltwater intrusion
Regulatory changes and challenges
Environmental ethics
Interstate water issues

Abstracts must be 250 words or less, and manuscripts cannot exceed 5 pages. The deadline for submitting abstracts is November 15, 2014. The deadline for submitting short manuscripts is December 15, 2014. Conference registration will open in early January 2015.

Thank you for your support of, and participation in, the 2015 Georgia Water Resources Conference.

Rob McDowell, Ph.D., P.G.
2015 GWRC Coordinator

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