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Corps waives day use fees for service members, veterans and their families on Veterans Day

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at Corps-operated recreation areas at Hartwell and J. Strom Thurmond on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Published: 10/28/2014

Sand Throwing Ceremony to be held for Tybee Island beach renourishment

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The City of Tybee Island and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District are scheduled to host a Sand Throwing Ceremony Oct. 21, 3:45 p.m. to signal the beginning of work on the shoreline protection project. The event will be held on the beach side of Marlin Monroe. Shoreline protection is also known as beach renourishment.
Published: 10/20/2014

New operating agreement advances collaborative management of regional water resources

ELBERTON, Ga. – Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Southeastern Power Administration (SEPA), and Duke Energy signed a new operating agreement today defining how water resources will be shared among the Duke Energy and Corps reservoirs in the Savannah River Basin. This operating agreement will increase drought tolerance within the watershed and promote conservation efforts.
Published: 10/17/2014

Corps, GPA officials to sign partnership agreement for harbor deepening

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Department of Transporation and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) signed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) today in Atlanta at 11 a.m. to officially launch construction on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP).
Published: 10/8/2014

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