Monthly Archives: June 2014

3 things that could save your life at the lake

Editor’s Note: This post is written by Joe Melton, a natural resource program manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District. A former park ranger, Joe now oversees the District’s water safety program for lakes Hartwell, Russell, and … Continue reading

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Thurmond Lake Hydrilla Update

Last week we asked our readers for topics they would like us to cover on Balancing the Basin; and we received several questions about hydrilla at J. Strom Thurmond Lake. This post provides an update on the hydrilla issue and … Continue reading

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What topics would you like to read about on Balancing the Basin?

Reader feedback has gone a long way in assisting us to know what kind of information is in demand from our stakeholders. We’d like to thank our readers and stakeholders for your contribution in making Balancing the Basin a source … Continue reading

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May rainfall ranks normal

After receiving above-average rainfall in April, the Savannah River reservoirs recorded normal rainfall levels for the month of May. The Hartwell sub-basin received 98.6 percent of normal rainfall for the month, and Thurmond received 101.7 percent of normal. Nearly half … Continue reading

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Corps social media campaign promotes life jackets, offers prizes

This summer the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District is promoting life jacket use with the WEAR IT to Win It campaign on Facebook and Twitter. Now through Labor Day weekend, the Corps is offering prizes to those who … Continue reading

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