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How the Broad River influences outflows

ShareBy Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist When the Corps of Engineers updated the Savannah River Basin drought plan in August 2012, we added a new indicator for determining drought levels: stream flow at the Broad River. The Broad River is … Continue reading

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Drought Update: December rainfall above average, basin remains in drought

Share By Col. Jeff Hall USACE Savannah District Commander  The Savannah River Basin experienced some relief in December with above-average rainfall. Although much of the rainfall went to recharging the dry ground, some also turned into runoff that raised lake … Continue reading

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A view of the interim drought plan EA from a water manager’s perspective

ShareThe Savannah District Water Managers are excited about the drought plan update. The main element proposed in the current Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) is to determine our water releases from the three-reservoir system during drought based on inflow and pool … Continue reading

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