• Concerns over Drought Management Addressed

    By Christie DeFoor on November 5, 2014

    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 […]

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  • Equine property in Augusta GA

    FRIENDLY FOR A HORSE? OF COURSE. What to look for when purchasing equine property.

    By Christie DeFoor on September 29, 2014

    If you’re thinking about purchasing property for equine use, the list of what to look for or look out for is virtually limitless. The problems and possibilities are often as obvious as they are exceptionally latent, but regardless, it’s imperative that you identify them early on.

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  • Buying Lakefront? What to look for.

    By Christie DeFoor on September 17, 2014

    You can have a lakefront lifestyle, but you need to be aware of all the considerations that go into purchasing a lakefront property. Buying a lakefront home is very different on a number of levels compared to your traditional purchase. It is important to understand these differences before making the leap into lakefront living.

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  • Lake Work Rumors Laid to Rest, the Latest Spill on this Years Fill and Other Updates.

    By Christie DeFoor on April 7, 2014

    Hartwell’s and Thurmond’s elevations are slightly below summer full pool, there have been rumors that the lakes are to be lowered 15 feet to support bridge work, and the NOAA weather and climate prediction.

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  • March 17th Lake Release

    By Christie DeFoor on March 18, 2014


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  • Thurmond Campground Openings

    By kablanch on March 11, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers announced the openings of campgrounds for the 2014 recreation season at J. Strom Thurmond Lake.

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  • Lock and Dam Funding for 2014

    By kablanch on

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced they will fund the $300,000 feasibility study of repairs and updates to Lock and Dam.

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  • Earthquakes Had No Effect on Dam

    By kablanch on March 1, 2014

    If you felt the ground shake this past weekend, you’re not alone. But rest assured, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams are safe and sound.

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  • January Rainfall Below Average

    By kablanch on February 10, 2014

    The Savannah River reservoirs received a bit less than average rainfall this January, though conditions are still favorable for runoff.

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  • Lake Release Update – January 28

    By kablanch on January 30, 2014

    Latest elevation predictions and near-term operational procedures for January 28, 2014.

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