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Category Archives: Water Safety
SAVANNAH, Ga. – If you haven’t been living under one, you may have noticed some brightly colored rocks around your town lately. The rocks are part of a recent phenomenon in many cities with a common goal: Brightening another person’s … Continue reading
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District said today that the Hartwell, Russell, and Thurmond Reservoirs are equipped and able to safely capture forecasted rainfall from Hurricane Irma.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – More public recreation fatalities occur in July than any other month, so we’re asking you to play it safe while on, in or near the water.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Savannah District encourages you to ensure you have life jackets for everyone and that you wear them. Last … Continue reading
If October’s precipitation were words, this page would be blank. Last week Halloween came and went and the sub-basins tallied little more than a third of an inch for the month combined.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The three reservoirs operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the upper Savannah River entered Drought Level 2 as of 6 a.m. Sept. 19, when the level of the J. Strom Thurmond Lake dipped to … Continue reading
Now almost 30 percent complete, the raw-water storage impoundment dike walls are currently four feet above ground level. With a circumference of two-thirds of a mile, they will be 29 feet high, encircle 17 acres and hold 97 million gallons … Continue reading
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
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The collaborative efforts of a Hartwell Lake corps ranger and bystander saved two boys’ lives after the pair struggled to swim from a remote buoy to the beach shoreline June 3.
As the temperatures rise and summer shifts into full gear, the recreation areas along the Savannah River Basin are, too.