Slides from drought public workshops available online

Col. Jeff M. Hall, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, hosted two public workshops to discuss water management and drought, Oct. 24 in McCormick, S.C., and Oct. 25 in Anderson, S.C. About 170 people attended the workshop in McCormick and 50 attended the Anderson workshop. Hall’s presentation included historical data showing a significant rainfall deficit throughout the basin in the last 15 years. Since April 2011, Hartwell has experienced a rainfall deficit of 20.3 inches and Thurmond has a deficit of 20.8 inches. Hall’s slides presented at the workshops are available online. DOWNLOAD POWERPOINT SLIDES…
Slides are also available in PDF viewing on the Savannah District’s Slideshare page.

About U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District oversees a multimillion dollar military construction program at 11 Army and Air Force installations in Georgia and North Carolina. We also manage water resources across the Coastal Georgia region, including maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbors; operation of three hydroelectric dams and reservoirs along the upper Savannah River; and administration of an extensive stream and wetland permitting and mitigation program within the state of Georgia. Follow us on Twitter @SavannahCorps and on Facebook.com/SavannahCorps
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