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Parks prepare for closing as season wraps up

SAVANNAH, Ga. – As the 2016 summer recreation season draws to a close, officials with the U. S. Army [Read More]
Published: Aug-30-16

Corps seeks public comments on J. Strom Thurmond Project Shoreline Management Plan update and Draft EA

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials with the J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake Project in the Savannah River [Read More]
Published: Aug-29-16

Recreation areas on Hartwell Lake open to hunters

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Office will open four of its larger recreation areas for archery and small game hunting during the regular 2016-2017 Georgia hunting season. These areas include: • Paynes Creek Park, Hart County, GA. (399 acres) • Hartwell Dam Quarry Area, Hart County, GA. (410 acres) • New Prospect Park, Hart County, GA. (34 acres) • Jenkins Ferry Park, Stephens County, GA. (31 acres) [Read More]
Published: Aug-25-16

Russell Lake to host youth dove hunts

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct two youth dove hunts at the Richard B. Russell Project Office Sept. 10 and 17, 2016. The hunts will begin at 2 p.m. and end at approximately 7:30 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Aug-25-16

Corps seeks public comments on a plan to reduce flood risks in Rocky Creek area

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment outlining a plan to reduce flood risks along Rocky Creek in Augusta, Georgia. The reports contain details on the “Tentatively Selected Plan” (TSP) which involves restoration of the Rosedale Dam on Rocky Creek. [Read More]
Published: Aug-22-16

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 Thurmond Lake dipped below 326 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. [Read More]
Published: Jul-25-16

Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue two new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing the removal of low-head dams and the construction and maintenance of living shorelines. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-16

National Safe Boating Week promotes safe, responsible boating

This week the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is teaming up with the National Safe Boating Council and other boating safety advocates across the nation to promote safe and responsible boating during National Safe Boating Week, May 17-23. [Read More]
Published: May-20-14

New Georgia gun law does not affect Corps lakes, lands

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Georgia’s House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014, signed into law [Read More]
Published: May-15-14

Thurmond Marina temporarily closed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Lake Office temporarily close the Thurmond Marina located in Columbia County, Georgia, beginning May 14. [Read More]
Published: May-14-14
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