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I have a client who does landscaping in an area that has been hit hard by drought. What I suggested to him was temporarily switching his services and focusing on services to help people through the drought. I would suggest the same thing to you. It is not that expensive a transfer.
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\\ATLANTA — Georgia had experienced dry spells
before, but a drought that gripped this state from 1998-2002 seemed to
sound the clarion call.
The Legislature, worried that fast-growing
Atlanta was consuming water at the expense of the rest of the state,
created a regional authority to chart a plan to manage the resource.
A six-year drought that ended in 1992 prompted
conservation measures and other steps that enabled the metropolitan
area to add a half-million people without substantially increasing
metropolitan Atlanta and semi-arid San Diego County have dealt with
growth and water consumption are an instructive tale that might offer
clues to Georgia legislators as they try again in January to divvy up
the region's precarious water supply.
conservation ethic. San Diego, which averages about 10 inches of rain a
year in a region where water conservation is part of the fabric of
life, has one. Atlanta, which averages nearly 50 inches annually — but
not for the past two years — does not.
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My business is form the Atlanta Metro area (Gerogia). We deal with landscaping and lawn care. We have been hit hard with the drought the past fall and summer. I am seeing if anyone else is being hit like I am. Or if anyone is and gone the other way and profited from this.