Weekly Declaration – Outflows holding steady at Hartwell, Russell & Thurmond

Today water managers released the weekly declaration and 10-week projection for the Savannah River reservoirs, calling for next week’s outflows to remain at similar levels compared to last week.

Starting Saturday Oct. 12, the daily average outflow rate at the Thurmond Dam will slightly decrease to 3,920 cubic feet per second (cfs). No generation will take place over the weekend at the Hartwell and Russell Dams.

Starting on Monday Oct. 14, the daily average outflow rate at the Hartwell Dam will be 5,630 cfs. Outflows next week at the Russell Dam will be 8,480 cfs.

As of this writing, Hartwell Lake is 660.65 feet per mean sea level (ft-msl); Russell Lake is 474.23 ft-msl; and Thurmond Lake is 329.11 ft-msl.

As always, the declaration is subject to adjustment. We will post any changes or updates in the comments section below.

Click here to view declaration 10/09/2013
(If you can’t view the file when you click the link, try refreshing your browser in the new window)

Click here to view 10-week projection 10/09/2013

We welcome your comments, questions and feedback in the comments section below. Thanks for reading us!

~Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist

 

About US 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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