Tag Archives: water supply

Plant Vogtle water permit follows current basin water manual

Over the past several months the occasional fan of Balancing the Basin has voiced concern about the expansion of Plant Vogtle on the Savannah River. Most of the concern focused on the increased water needs (and impacts on reservoir levels) … Continue reading

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Russell Lake: Generating power while protecting other reservoirs’ levels

Earlier we asked readers to pose questions they would like us to address in Balancing the Basin. One reader asked why Richard B. Russell Lake varies little in its level and if it could be used to protect the levels … Continue reading

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The significance of water supply in the SRB

By Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a two-part series that discusses the importance of water supply and water quality as congressional purposes for the Savannah River Basin dams and reservoirs. When was … Continue reading

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Video: District Commander Explains Basin Priorities

We launched this blog in January 2013 to provide you with more timely information about the Savannah River Basin and the ongoing drought. We also chose this platform to spur two-way communication and open up a dialogue for your questions … Continue reading

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Environmental Protection Agency: Protecting human health and the environment

Guest column provided by Jamie Higgins and Stephen Maurano, Environmental Protection Agency. The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to protect human health and the environment. EPA’s purpose is to ensure that: • All Americans are protected from … Continue reading

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