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This lingering water wars issue may soon be resolved
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City of Gainesville water intake from Lake Lanier near the Riverside water treatment plant. - photo by Scott Rogers
It appears everything is coming full circle in a now-closed chapter of the decades-long water wars between Georgia, Florida and Alabama. Lake Lanier water storage contracts that ignited litigation in the early 1990s might finally be formalized as part of an agreement between Georgia and the Army Corps of Engineers.