Outdoor Water Use Limits Eased In Many Counties, But Remain For Most of Metro Atlanta

     The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has announced it will ease outdoor water use requirements in 86 counties, but not in those north Georgia communities dependent on the Chattahoochee River and Lake Lanier for water supply.

Georgia EPD Elevates Drought Response Levels, Further Restricts Outdoor Water Use

     Faced with worsening drought conditions in about three-fourths of the state, along with water supply concerns in some areas, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has declared it will raise the state’s drought response to Level 2 in 52 counties and impose a Level 1 Drought Resp