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Tag Archives: Russell Lake
Not normally known as wet month for the Savannah River Basin, November did its best to solidify its reputation as an underachiever. All three sub-basins fell short of their averages, with Hartwell registering 3.2 inches, nearly an inch and a … Continue reading
Pfffft! (That’s the sound I made while spitting out my coffee as I noticed September’s rainfall tally for the Savannah River Basin. Coincidentally, that’s how I imagined Mother Nature produced the rainfall that misted the basin last month.) Misted might … Continue reading
I’m not a betting man, but if I lived in the upper Savannah River Basin, I’d think Mother Nature was trying to tell me something.
Finding a quiet and safe place for a nursery tops the priorities for new parents, be they humans or fish. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and state partners help fish in Savannah River reservoirs find those safe places for … Continue reading
Well, there’s one thing you can say about July’s rainfall: it wasn’t June, but it also wasn’t May, either. (Or is that two things?)
The Savannah River Basin roared into summer last month. Hartwell and Thurmond each collected 6.8 inches of rain in June – a full 2 and 3 inches above their averages, respectively. Russell pulled in a solid 5 inches compared to … Continue reading
No one argues that summer heat in the South climbs well above the comfort level – for humans and animals.
You know that feeling when you take a sip of ice cold water and you can feel it go all the way down your esophagus? That was last week after the unbearably dry month of May. It was so dry … Continue reading
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.
The Savannah River Basin has been posting some impressive stats in the past six months, but last month was not one of them.