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A lot of dam training

ShareWhat does it take to operate and maintain a dam? Technical aptitude, well-honed skills, teamwork—and a lot of dam training. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District provides a rigorous, four-year apprenticeship program that trains college students to work … Continue reading

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Monitoring river quality for the Savannah harbor deepening

ShareEditor’s Note: This post was written by Brian E. McCallum, Assistant Director with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Georgia Water Science Center. In this post, McCallum explains the USGS role in working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to … Continue reading

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Corps fisheries biologist gives the facts on striped bass mortality event at Hartwell Lake

ShareBy Jamie Sykes, USACE Savannah District Fisheries Biologist You may have read reports in the media about a recent fish mortality event at Hartwell Lake. As the fisheries biologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, I’d like … Continue reading

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The Significance of Water Quality in the SRB

ShareBy Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist Editor’s Note: This article is the second in a two-part series that discusses the importance of water supply and water quality as congressional purposes for the Savannah River Basin dams and reservoirs. We often … Continue reading

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How to monitor Georgia flood gages online

ShareEditor’s Note: This post is guest authored by Jonathan W. Musser and Anthony J. Gotvald of the U.S. Geological Survey, Georgia Water Science Center in Norcross, Ga. In this post, Musser and Gotvald describe several web-based platforms available for monitoring … Continue reading

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Video: Corps Water Manager discusses Comprehensive Study

ShareBy Sandra Hudson, Broadcast Journalist The Savannah River Basin Comprehensive Study would provide an in-depth set of data and analysis that would allow the Corps of Engineers to understand the value, impacts and risks to proposed changes in operations of … Continue reading

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