Tag Archives: Broad River

March deficits contribute to persistent drought

Rainfall last month continued the trend over the last 15 months that’s caused the drought conditions we currently experience. This is especially disappointing since March is typically the wettest month of the year.

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April rainfall brings basin into drought level 1

By Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist Thanks to above-average rainfall in both the Hartwell and Thurmond sub-basins during the month of April, coupled with consistent rainfall during the winter months, the Savannah River Basin has climbed into drought level 1 … Continue reading

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How the Broad River influences outflows

By Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist When the Corps of Engineers updated the Savannah River Basin drought plan in August 2012, we added a new indicator for determining drought levels: stream flow at the Broad River. The Broad River is … Continue reading

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