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Tag Archives: recreation
Today we announced at a public meeting in North Augusta, South Carolina, the District’s recommended plan for replacing the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam with a fixed weir that can pass fish. Out of seven possible alternative plans that … Continue reading
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Thurmond Lake is seeking individual and group volunteers for its annual cleanup campaign on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29, 2018.
Although the temperatures have been capricious to say the least in the past few weeks, now is the time to get outside.
**Updated Oct. 13 to reflect user comments (Thanks, Georgette Thompson!)** As recreation season winds down, fall is here, er … mostly, so it’s a perfect time to make plans and get the family together to enjoy the cooler weather. Though … Continue reading
After all the hubbub, hoopla and hype surrounding last week’s cosmic spectacle, I think I’ve developed a case of post-eclipse ennui.
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.
In response to a high volume of stakeholder feedback, as well as input from adjacent landowners in a recent meeting, officials from the Corps’ South Atlantic Division (SAD) have announced suspension of the new policy change prohibiting minor water withdrawals … Continue reading
November rainfall at the projects has already exceeded the month’s averages on the heels of October’s record-setting pace. To date, Russell outpaces the others by more than doubling its average of 3.5 inches in 12 days. Russell captured 7.4 inches, … Continue reading
The rain event that occurred Sunday, April 19, caused both Hartwell and Thurmond to exceed the limits of conservation storage (almost simultaneously) as water levels rose into flood storage territory. As of this writing, Hartwell’s elevation has climbed more than … Continue reading
A drowning was prevented when a Bassmaster competitor pulled a man out of the frigid Hartwell Lake water. The below video shows Savannah District Commander, Col. Tom Tickner presenting the award at the Bassmaster weigh-in to David Walker for thinking … Continue reading