Atlanta Floods In Georgia

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In September of 2015, Georgians will mark the 5th anniversary of the Atlanta floods. As I reflect back on the catastrophic flooding and the impact that it had on the Atlanta Metropolitan area, as a result of prolonged rainfall over a period of several days, I am haunted by and reminded of the devastation that the storm water caused and the impact it had on not only the community but also on the economy. The floods served as a wake-up call for us all and brought to the forefront, the issue of storm-water pollution and its long lasting negative effects on daily life. Why should we care about storm-water pollution? One of the number reasons that I can think of is because water is the key to life. Water is the most important nutrient that you

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