Good News For Atlanta: Water Rising In Lake Lanier
Banks may be closing; jobs may be slipping; but, at least substantial winter rains have returned to Atlanta, as is normal. The refilling of Atlanta's drinking water reservoir (Lake Lanier) comes following almost two years of regional drought, periodic emergency conservation measures, people painting dead grass green, and an ongoing Federal lawsuit involving allocation of states' water rights.
As of 5:30 Sun 14th Lake Lanier is up more than 12 inches at 51.99 ft. A level last seen on Nov 9th. With more rise possible during the coming week. Rain is possible nearly every day during the coming week.Via:Comment from Atlanta Water Shortage Blog Image credit:Weather Underground, radar weather map of Atlanta area for today. Look below for historic coverage of the Atlanta-area drought.In The Depths Of The ReservoirThe Rains Came To Atlanta This Spring: Lake Lanier Slowly Fills ...Graphic Of The Day: Monthly Average Water LevelsChange Coming To Water Politics - Twelve US States Face Extended ...Two Remaining Pieces To The Atlanta Drought PuzzleSoutheast & Mid-Atlantic US Drought UpdateIndustries And Power Plants Downstream From Atlanta Also NeedDrought Around The World: Atlanta In PerspectiveWhy One Suburban Atlanta County Has No Drought Problem