Monthly Archives: November 2013

Corps water manager gives update on basin comprehensive study

In this video, Stan Simpson, a water manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, answers frequently asked questions about the Savannah River Basin Comprehensive Study. The Corps, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, South Carolina Department of … Continue reading

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A River Runs Through It

Editor’s Note: This article was written by Jessica Garrett of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) of South Carolina. It was orginally published in the TNC South Carolina Update newsletter (Fall 2013 issue) and is republished here on Balancing the Basin with permission … Continue reading

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New Water Management page now live

We are happy to announce the updated version of our Water Management page is now live. We think you will find this new format fun and useful. The URL remains the same: http://water.sas.usace.army.mil. Check out this video tutorial introducing the funtionality … Continue reading

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Commander addresses current basin conditions

By Col. Thomas Tickner, Savannah District Commander Today, Thurmond is at guide curve and Hartwell remains slightly above guide curve. As many of you have observed, streamflows have been decreasing which is typical this time of year. Due to this … Continue reading

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October Rainfall Update

October is typically the driest month of the year. This year was no exception. October marks the second month in a row we’ve experienced below-average precipitation. Hartwell received 1.6 inches for the month coming in 2.5 inches below average. Thurmond … Continue reading

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Corps to reduce visitor services next year at Hartwell & Thurmond lakes due to declining federal recreation funds

Due to significant projected budget reductions in fiscal year 2014, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District will reduce park operations and visitor services at lakes Hartwell and J. Strom Thurmond during the 2014 recreation season. We will close … Continue reading

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