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For much of the year, we concentrate on stakeholders living on or around our three reservoirs along the Savannah River Basin. However, for a short period each spring, our focus shifts to the residents in those reservoirs.
After toiling diligently for the past two plus years, it seems the Savannah River Basin has finally freed itself from the drought that began in 2016.
Despite having two hurricanes slash across the Southeast in as many months, the Savannah River Basin managed to collect only modest amounts of rain in September and October.
Every day as I pack up to go home I remind myself: This is not normal.
It’s safe to say the last few months have been good to the basin in terms of rainfall. In May, Hartwell and Thurmond blew their averages out of the water, receiving more than double their normal precipitation (9.6 and 7.4 … Continue reading
As 2017 came to a close, the Savannah River Basin seemed much like folks looking back at the year that was: It definitely has been worse, but still could have been better.
For those who’ve upgraded their iPhones to iOS11, you’ve probably noticed our app has been inaccessible for a while. We apologize for the inconvenience. Once we learned our app required recoding to work on iOS11, we figured a standard update … Continue reading
Like many folks throughout the Caribbean and southeastern U.S., I’m ready to put Hurricane Irma behind me.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Although it didn’t feel like a wet month, April delivered some much-needed, above average rainfall to a drought-ridden Savannah River Basin.
The first month of 2017 brought a welcome change in rainfall; all three sub-basins exceeded average precipitation for the first time in almost five months. Hartwell received 104 percent of normal rainfall; Russell, 115 percent of normal; and Thurmond cashed … Continue reading