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Corps awards contract for Tybee Island beach renourishment

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Tybee Island will gain greater protection against storms from additional sand reinforcing the beach there. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District awarded a $10 million contract Monday for the next shoreline protection project at this coastal Georgia community. Shoreline protection is also known as beach renourishment.
Published: 9/25/2014

Upper Savannah reservoirs enter Drought Level 1

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The three reservoirs on the Savannah River operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers entered the first drought level today when pool elevation at J. Strom Thurmond Lake dipped briefly to 325.85 feet above mean sea level (ft-msl). Entering Trigger Level 1 activates the Corps’ drought management plan which limits the discharge rate from the Thurmond Dam.
Published: 9/22/2014

Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 27

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District will waive day use fees at Corps-operated recreation areas in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived.
Published: 9/15/2014

Select recreation areas on Hartwell Lake open for hunting

HARTWELL, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Office will open four recreation areas for archery and small game hunting during the regular 2014-2015 Georgia hunting season.
Published: 9/5/2014

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