Lake Lanier http://apr.org en Corps To Release More Water Amid Drought http://apr.org/post/corps-release-more-water-amid-drought <P>The Army Corps of Engineers says it will release more water from Lake Lanier and West Point Lake because of drought conditions in Georgia, eastern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle.</P> <P>Weather forecasts aren't predicting rain in the region over the next two weeks, and more water is needed at Lake Seminole and Walter F. George. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 20:18:47 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 19827 at http://apr.org Corps To Release More Water Amid Drought U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has the power to give Ga. water http://apr.org/post/us-army-corps-engineers-says-it-has-power-give-ga-water <p><b><font face="Arial">A federal agency says it has the legal authority to give Georgia more water from a disputed reservoir, though it has not made a final decision on how much to release.</font></b></p><p><b><font face="Arial">The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in documents released Tuesday that it has the legal ability to give metro Atlanta communities access to 705 million gallons of water per day from Lake Lanier on the Chattahoochee River to meet needs through 2030.</font></b></p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 22:08:09 +0000 Associated Press 13665 at http://apr.org