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Protect Georgia (formerly known as the Georgia Environmental Action Network or GEAN) is a collaborative effort among environmental and conservation organizations throughout the state to educate and mobilize their memberships utilizing a state-of-the-art electronic action alert system. This system provides the conservation community with a powerful means for getting their collaborative message out to elected officials, administrative decision makers, and leaders in big business and industry. Click here to join Protect Georgia.
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The Georgia Water Coalition’s mission is to protect and care for Georgia’s surface water and groundwater resources, which are essential for sustaining economic prosperity, providing clean and abundant drinking water, preserving diverse aquatic habitats for wildlife and recreation, strengthening property values, and protecting the quality of life for current and future generations.
The Principles Defining the Georgia Water Coalition’s Work
The members of the Georgia Water Coalition work collaboratively and
transparently with each other to achieve specific goals based on the
B. Effective water management requires ongoing, rigorous evaluation and planning that is:
(a) transparent and informed by citizen input;
C. Shared waters must be apportioned equitably among all users to meet reasonable needs and assure the long-term sustainability of the natural systems on which those water supplies depend.
D. Effective water management and allocation requires conservation
as the primary management method. All Georgians must strive to become
better water stewards for those living in a downstream area, adjacent
state, or elsewhere in a given river basin.
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