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April is the new March

I’m normally pretty humble, but it’s hard to believe I wasn’t at least partially responsible for April’s stellar rainfall numbers. Each of the sub-basins more than exceeded its average for the month, with Thurmond and Russell besting it by about … Continue reading

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January rainfall below average, reservoirs on the rise

January brought less than average rainfall at all three upper basin reservoirs with the largest rain deficit recorded at Hartwell sub-basin. Hartwell fell short of its January average by 1.8 inches, and Thurmond and Russell each missed their January averages … Continue reading

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Private reservoirs support Corps public ones

Editor’s note: This installment of a continuing series of articles explaining the operations of the Savannah River basin, looks at the support upstream, privately-owned reservoirs contribute to keeping the basin in balance. Savannah District officials often get asked why Lake … Continue reading

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