Friday, April 1, 2011
The Drought is Over (for now)
No, this is not an April Fools joke. Things are looking good on the water front - Lake Lanier is full, and with this year's massive snowpack in the Sierras, California's Governor has officially declared the three-year drought in that state over. Here's Governor Brown's proclamation:
But this does not mean we can get complacent. Though our water supply levels are deemed sufficient for the short-term, another drought is a fact of life for both Georgia and California. Now is the time to start putting conservation and efficiency measures in place, and to come up with a sustainable plan for Georgia's water future.