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Permission granted: How the Corps governs federal waterways

By Tunis McElwain Savannah District Regulatory Chief A dock in a river requires permission from the federal government. Private-, public-, government-owned; all docks – and any other kind of work or construction in federal navigable waterways, must have a Department … Continue reading

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How to maintain the long-term depth of your cove

By Zach Harkness Shoreline Management Ranger, Hartwell Lake We often receive questions from shoreline permit holders inquiring if they can protect their coves from silting-in when lake levels are down. During prolonged periods of drought, silting can reduce the long-term … Continue reading

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Do’s and Don’ts for Erosion Control

By Susan Boyd Shoreline Management Ranger, J. Strom Thurmond Lake Did you know that silting can reduce the long-term depth of your cove? Silting is a natural process caused by soil erosion. Our shoreline management team is here to help … Continue reading

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