By Benita M. Dodd
Imagine a group project today where everyone must put their electronic devices in a basket and use a blackboard, notepad, pencil, slide rule or manual typewriter. Consider how many people still drive a 1955 or ‘65 Chevrolet on a daily basis. Then ask yourself if it makes sense to operate a state based on a 50-year-old water use plan.
All of the above are ineffective, inefficient, illogical and outdated; much has changed over the decades. Yet Alabama and Florida sought for decades to restrict Georgia to half-century-old water guidance, even as population, water use and demand have changed.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finally moved beyond the tristate blame game and accepted…