Georgia to Clean Up Waterways

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News Release:Associated Press

Georgia officials are trying to clean up waterways in two south Georgia counties.

State conservation officials say they'll be giving funds to farmers, ranchers and forest owners in Brooks and Thomas counties to help repair environmental damage to four watersheds.

They will also will provide funding and advice for filtering technology and terraces to help improve water quality.

Lower deep creek, upper Piscola Creek, middle Piscola Creek and lower Piscola Creek will be affected by the clean up.

The project is part of the national water quality initiative.

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