The 2018 Annual Conference of the Coosa-Alabama River Improvement Association is scheduled for Thursday, May 10th and Friday, May 11th, at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel in Montgomery, Alabama, the head of navigation on the Alabama River. Details and registration information are on the website's 2018 Annual Conference section.
The "Water Wars" between the states of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia have been ongoing three decades without resolution. The dispute is over how much water each state is entitled to in both the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa (ACT) and the Apalachilcola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basins. The more contentious of the two has been the ACF with the latest round [...]
Outlook for any relief from drought conditions is dim across much of the Southeast over the next few weeks. According to the National Weather Center's Climate Prediction Center , exceptional drought conditions, the most severe on the NWC scale, exist generally along the northern trace of the Coosa River Basin into Alabama and a thin band across [...]
Drought conditions in the Southeast continue, especially for northern Georgia, northern Alabama, southeastern Tennessee, and the western parts of South and North Carolina. The Climate Prediction Center of the National Weather Service sees drought conditions persisting over a large part of that area through December with some relief around the edges as winter sets in. [...]
The University of West Florida has posted a YouTube video claiming to have found DNA from the Alabama sturgeon in the waters of the Alabama River. Using a technique called E-DNA, a team of biologists and researchers say enough evidence has been found that an effort is underway to catch enough of the elusive fish to breed through the [...]