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Commander: An open letter on Savannah River Basin drought management

Editor’s Note: Since entering drought level 1 some stakeholders in the upper basin have written urging Savannah District leaders should take immediate and dramatic actions to preserve reservoir levels. Col. Thomas Tickner, the District Commander addresses these emails in this … Continue reading

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Second drought trigger level reduces water discharges

From the Commander: We announced last week that the three reservoirs on the Savannah River reached the second drought trigger level. This means we took immediate action to reduce water discharges from the reservoir system. As discussed previously with you … Continue reading

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