It seems like the drought might give rise to the need to cull some building.
From Marietta to McDonough to Cumming, communities across the Atlanta region differ wildly in how much they consider their growth’s impact on an increasingly precious resource: water.
In Cobb and Gwinnett counties, for example, officials considering building requests don’t require developers to report how much water their projects will use.
In contrast, DeKalb and Henry county officials say they won’t approve a new development unless there is enough water to serve it. But in DeKalb, officials are just now preparing to draft the first 25-year water infrastructure plan for their county