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Your Views: River series points out need for an equitable water solution
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Thanks for the informative and well put together series on the Chattahoochee, "The River's Reach." Your reporter, Ashley Fielding, and photographer, Sara Guevara, painted vivid pictures in words and with photography. They are two very talented journalists.

While we obviously see the importance of Lake Lanier to the continued economic well-being of our community, the series provided an excellent insight on how dependent others are for the life sustaining resources flowing from the Chattahoochee.

This series should be required reading of all who are charged with working out an equitable, fair and cooperative resolution to how we manage this infinite and precious resource God has provided. Please provide copies to officials in Georgia, Alabama and Florida, and more importantly to the Army Corps of Engineers. The time for political posturing has passed. The time for a resolution is now.

So, congratulations for recognizing the importance of this series, and congratulations for the recognition you have received from your peers at the Georgia Press Association with the top award for general excellence for daily newspapers in your circulation category.

Mike Banks

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