Monthly Archives: May 2012

Corps celebrates 50th Anniversary of Hartwell Dam

VIEW MORE PHOTOS ON FLICKR By Tracy Robillard, public affairs specialist HARTWELL, Ga. — Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) commemorated Hartwell’s 50th Anniversary on April 27, 2012–exactly 50 years from the day in 1962 when the … Continue reading

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A view of the interim drought plan EA from a water manager’s perspective

The Savannah District Water Managers are excited about the drought plan update. The main element proposed in the current Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) is to determine our water releases from the three-reservoir system during drought based on inflow and pool … Continue reading

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Commander’s Perspective – Spring 2012 in the Savannah River Basin

In the last edition of Balancing the Basin, I mentioned that the Savannah District was working on a draft Environmental Assessment known as an “Interim Drought Plan EA” that would evaluate minor adjustments to the 2006 Drought Contingency Plan. We … Continue reading

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