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Finally, some rain!

If not for three light days of rain in November, the Savannah River’s sub-basins would have none. For yet another month, Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond seemed to almost dodge showers. The sub-basins only collected measurable rain on Nov. 13 (0.17 inches at Hartwell; 0.45 at Russell and 0.41 at Thurmond) and waited until the last […]

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Concerns over Drought Management Addressed

Commander: An open letter on Savannah River Basin drought management Posted on October 31, 2014 by US Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District Editor’s Note: Since entering drought level 1 some stakeholders in the upper basin have written urging Savannah District leaders should take immediate and dramatic actions to preserve reservoir levels. Col. Thomas Tickner, the District Commander […]