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September rainfall & declaration: Corps to lower Thurmond outflows next week

After a very wet summer, the Savannah River Basin recorded below average rainfall for the month of September; however, soils are moderately saturated and overall basin conditions remain wet. The Hartwell sub-basin received 2.7 inches of rain this September, which … Continue reading

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Weekly Declaration: Corps to lower outflows next week at Hartwell & Thurmond dams

Today our water managers released the weekly declaration and 10-week projection for the Savannah River reservoirs, calling for reduced outflows next week at the Hartwell and Thurmond Dams. Starting Monday Sept. 30, the daily average outflow rate at the Hartwell … Continue reading

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Weekly Declaration: Corps to target lowest outflow at Hartwell since May

Today water managers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the weekly declaration and 10-week projection for the Savannah River reservoirs. Our declaration targets lower outflows next week at the Hartwell Dam at a daily average rate of 3,120 … Continue reading

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Weekly Declaration and Projection 09/04/2013

By Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist Today water managers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the weekly declaration and 10-week projection for the Savannah River reservoirs. Outflow rates at the Hartwell Dam are scheduled to increase to 16,285 … Continue reading

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Weekly Declaration and Projection 8/28/2013

By Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist Today water managers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the weekly declaration and 10-week projection for the Savannah River reservoirs. Daily average release rates at the Hartwell Dam will target 8,723 cubic … Continue reading

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Weekly Declaration and Projection 08/21/2013

By Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist Today water managers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the weekly declaration and 10-week projection for the Savannah River reservoirs. Daily average release rates at the Hartwell Dam will decrease to 4,855 … Continue reading

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Weekly Declaration and Projection 8/14/2013

By Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist Today water managers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the weekly declaration and 10-week projection for the Savannah River reservoirs. The declaration calls for outflows at the Hartwell Dam to remain at … Continue reading

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Weekly Declaration and Projection 8/8/2013

According to the National Weather Service, above average rainfall is being forecasted over the next three months. Since the July high water event, this week’s declaration is the first to show a scheduled cessation of weekend outflows at Hartwell and … Continue reading

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Weekly Declaration and Projection 7/31/2013

Since our Water Manager’s page was taken down for repair at the end of June we have been posting the weekly Savannah River System Declaration, and the 10-week projection here on Balancing the Basin. The declaration provides details on the … Continue reading

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Weekly Declaration and Projection 7/24/2013

This week’s declaration and 10-week projection can be seen via the links at the bottom of this post. The declaration demonstrates the process of returning water releases to normal as reservoir levels descend to near full pool. The weather forecast … Continue reading

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