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After a mediocre March, April’s showers emphatically raised the Savannah River Basin reservoirs back to full pool. As of today, Hartwell and Thurmond are hovering at full pool, while Russell is less than half a foot below. The last time … Continue reading
Experts from the Southeastern River Forecast Center released their Water Resources Outlook this week and it doesn’t exactly paint a rosy picture for the Savannah River Basin this summer.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – For those watching the Savannah River Basin, last month’s precipitation was another step in the right direction. (Indeed, the data from the last few months seems to resemble a set of stairs, too.)
As cold weather gripped the nation and temporarily stalled work in cities across the South in the new year, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project continued to check items off its to-do list.
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.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – A massive dredging effort began Dec. 1 to push through the final phase of the outer channel deepening for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, commonly called SHEP.
Though not normally known as a rainy month, October brought some much-needed precipitation to the basin. Hartwell and Russell registered 7.7 and 5.7 inches compared to their 4.1- and 3.2-inch averages, respectively.
The Lake Hartwell Association invited us to attend their annual meeting Saturday, Oct. 14, and we had the privilege of delivering a presentation.
Like many folks throughout the Caribbean and southeastern U.S., I’m ready to put Hurricane Irma behind me.
Things are starting to look up for the Savannah River Basin as each of the sub-basins received above average rainfall for the third straight month.