Coping with a record-setting drought and facing a potential water shortage, Georgia officials have demanded that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stop releasing so much water from its reservoirs to its neighbors downstream - and have asked President Bush for help.
The tri-state water war has been playing out since the late 1980s. It has prompted a half-dozen federal lawsuits and plenty of finger-pointing, including charges that one state is favored over another. The dispute has outlasted three
…Crist said the Panhandle already is facing "economic peril" because of "insufficient water flows." "Further reductions would only hasten the decline of this important component of