Tag Archives: reservoir levels

Reservoirs maxed out: Flood storage captures excess rainfall

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

Posted in Flood Risk Management, Hydropower, Rainfall Update, Water Management, Water Quality/Water Supply | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Thurmond spillway gates receive a tune-up

Spillway gates at Thurmond sub-basin are currently undergoing repair on a number of areas where pitting has developed on the surface of the gates. The gates are armored with industrial grade coating, which typically lasts 30 years, to protect them … Continue reading

Posted in Flood Risk Management, Water Management, Water Quality/Water Supply | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Water management web page down for maintenance

By Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist The water management web page for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District is experiencing technical difficulties and will be unavailable due to unplanned maintenance. Our team is working diligently to resolve the … Continue reading

Posted in Water Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments