Tag Archives: SEPA

New operating agreement advances collaborative management of SRB water resources

Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Southeastern Power Administration (SEPA), and Duke Energy signed a new operating agreement in Elberton, Georgia, Oct. 17 defining how water resources will be shared among the Duke Energy and Corps reservoirs … Continue reading

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The purpose of Russell Lake and how it’s different

By Rashida Banks, Public Affairs Specialist The last built of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers three multipurpose dam and lake projects, Richard B. Russell was designed to support hydropower, recreation, water supply, flood control, and fish and wildlife conservation. … Continue reading

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Pumpback and its effects on Thurmond Lake

The Richard B. Russell Dam enables a unique capability within the Savannah River Basin as a provider of “pumpback” hydropower. Pumpback turbines are reversible, so they allow us to re-use water stored in the reservoir system multiple times. This capability … Continue reading

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