The weekly declaration and 10-week projection for the Savannah River reservoirs are included below.
Outflows at the Hartwell Dam are expected to rise to a daily average 6,370 cubic feet per second (csf) starting Monday Sept. 23. Lake Hartwell elevation is currently 660.3 feet above mean sea level (f-msl).
At the Thurmond Dam, the daily average outflow rate will decrease slightly to 8,215 cfs starting Saturday Sept. 21. Thurmond Lake elevation is currently 330.1 f-msl.
The Russell Dam will transition down to an outflow rate of 4,540 cfs starting Monday Sept. 23.
As always, the declaration is subject to adjustment if we receive high volumes of unexpected rainfall. If adjustments are made, we will post them in the comments section below.
Click here to view declaration 09/11/2013 (If you can’t view the PDF when you click the link, try refreshing your browser on the new window)
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