Monthly Archives: December 2015

Savannah River Dams to make controlled spillway releases due to recent rains

Due to recent above-normal rainfall in the upper Savannah River Basin, Savannah District anticipates a need to operate the spillway gates early on the morning of Dec. 31 at the three major dams in the Savannah River system: Hartwell Dam, Richard … Continue reading

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2015 – it’s a rap

It’s the end of the year, halls decked with cheer So it’s time to look back for the Corps of Engineers Projects so vast too much to count but here’s a quick bit for what we’re all about

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Community feedback helps keep us on track

We started Balancing the Basin nearly four years ago to establish communication with you, our readers and stakeholders, and to relay relevant information on projects and operations along the Savannah River Basin. In that span we’ve covered topics ranging from … Continue reading

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Corps awards $40.2M contract to build raw water storage for Savannah harbor expansion

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Construction should begin by this summer on a $40.2 million, raw water storage impoundment for the City of Savannah as part of environmental mitigation for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah … Continue reading

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November clouds precipitate like it’s 1948

It’s probably best that the last two weeks in November were the polar opposite of the first two record-drenching weeks. However, I must admit, it was interesting – exciting even – to watch the rain gauges rise. Each of the … Continue reading

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