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- Draft report on recommended plan for fish passage near Augusta, Georgia, released for public review
- Weir simulation reaches targeted depth in Augusta
- Why Augusta’s river level shouldn’t determine Thurmond discharge
- Sub-basins, start your engines
- Fixed weir pool simulation, release of draft report scheduled for mid-February
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Tag Archives: Savannah River Basin
SAVANNAH, Ga. – A massive dredging effort began Dec. 1 to push through the final phase of the outer channel deepening for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, commonly called SHEP.
Though not normally known as a rainy month, October brought some much-needed precipitation to the basin. Hartwell and Russell registered 7.7 and 5.7 inches compared to their 4.1- and 3.2-inch averages, respectively.
The Lake Hartwell Association invited us to attend their annual meeting Saturday, Oct. 14, and we had the privilege of delivering a presentation.
Like many folks throughout the Caribbean and southeastern U.S., I’m ready to put Hurricane Irma behind me.
Things are starting to look up for the Savannah River Basin as each of the sub-basins received above average rainfall for the third straight month.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Although it didn’t feel like a wet month, April delivered some much-needed, above average rainfall to a drought-ridden Savannah River Basin.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Studies are underway to determine a solution for the future of the New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam, and we are seeking public input.
February’s rainfall left much to be desired as the sub-basins struggled unsuccessfully to break the two-inch mark. Thurmond collected the most at a paltry 1.78 inches (41 percent of its average, 4.3 inches), while Hartwell and Russell registered under 40 … Continue reading
Many of our stakeholders have asked why outflow at Thurmond Dam recently increased from 3,600 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 4,000 cfs. Let me answer those questions and perhaps shed some light on our operational process. First some background: … Continue reading
The first month of 2017 brought a welcome change in rainfall; all three sub-basins exceeded average precipitation for the first time in almost five months. Hartwell received 104 percent of normal rainfall; Russell, 115 percent of normal; and Thurmond cashed … Continue reading