Tag Archives: Savannah River Basin

Accounting for the basin’s smallest stakeholders

ShareFor 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.

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Commander welcomes Army’s Civil Works Secretary to Augusta

ShareTuesday we were honored to welcome the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, The Honorable R. D. James to Augusta, Georgia, who visited to learn the details surrounding the future Fish Passage at the New Savannah Bluff Lock … Continue reading

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Winter’s momentum masks March’s mums

ShareThe Savannah River Basin has been posting some impressive stats in the past six months, but last month was not one of them.

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More explanation on the illustration in the last post

ShareOur last post included a graphic that attracted a number of comments, so this post is intended to further explain the illustration.

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Thurmond falls short; Hartwell picks up the tab

ShareStop me if you’ve heard this one before: Three sub-basins walk into a bar … 

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Lock & Dam workshop is March 6 at Augusta Marriott

ShareSAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold an interactive workshop on the proposed future of the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam from 4 to 6 p.m., March 6, at the Augusta Marriott (at … Continue reading

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Weir simulation reaches targeted depth in Augusta

ShareSAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah River level in the Augusta area reached target elevation today as part of the simulation planned to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, as well as the public, to observe the summer … Continue reading

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Why Augusta’s river level shouldn’t determine Thurmond discharge

Share(Editor’s Note: This post, written by Savannah District Deputy District Engineer Erik Blechinger, was published in the Augusta Chronicle Feb. 9.) Over the course of several public meetings and feedback on social media there appears to be misunderstanding over what … Continue reading

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Sub-basins, start your engines

ShareThe Savannah River Basin came out of the gates running for the first month in 2019. However, unlike many people, it kept its New Year’s resolutions and remained above average in January. Each of the sub-basins exceeded its average by … Continue reading

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Looking back is looking up

ShareAfter 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.

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