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Below-average rainfall trend continues through March; Corps monitoring basin conditions closely

For the last seven months, with the exception of December, the Savannah River reservoirs have received below-average monthly rainfall. That trend continued throughout March, with below-average rainfall recorded at the Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond sub-basins. The Thurmond sub-basin received the … Continue reading

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Forecasters call for a ‘normal’ rainfall season

About this time in 2013 I began spring by noting forecasters expected a dry summer with continual reductions in reservoir levels. Those predictions became laughable in July when we made only the second operational spillway release in the history of … Continue reading

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