The Upper Oconee Basin Water Authority, the four-county group that owns and operates the Bear Creek Reservoir, is again making noise about the need to plan water resources for the future.
Nothing against planning for the future — the Bear Creek Reservoir exists because local officials did just that. But before the four counties embark on another project, let’s resolve the crucial lingering issue of the current reservoir.
Jackson County officials dispute the stated capacity of the Bear Creek Reservoir. They say it's less than half what the Upper Oconee Basin Water Authority assumes.
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