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Savannah harbor, Tybee Island beach, others to receive additional funds

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has received additional funds through a [Read More]
Published: Jul-19-18

Thurmond Lake remains open and safe after sewage spill; only small area impacted

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Swim beaches, boat ramps, campgrounds and other recreation areas at Thurmond Lake remain open and safe today after a sewage spill in McCormick County contaminated a small area of water and shoreline Monday. [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-18

Thurmond Lake officials seek volunteers for National Public Lands Day 2018

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks individual and group volunteers for the annual Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29, 2018. [Read More]
Published: Jul-16-18

Corps of Engineers to test spillway gates at Richard B. Russell Dam

SAVANNAH, Ga. – On June 26 the Corps of Engineers will conduct a required test of the spillway gates at Richard B. Russell Dam on the upper Savannah River. The test will ensure the gates work properly and can be activated in the event of an emergency to protect the dam plus people and property downstream. [Read More]
Published: Jun-20-18

Corps of Engineers to hold public info open house on fish passage at the lock & dam

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Local residents will have an opportunity to learn more about the status of the analysis of the fish passage construction at the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam. The informational open house will be June 26, led by officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District. [Read More]
Published: Jun-19-18

Corps of Engineers to hold informational workshop on former Pontiac Bombing Range in Richland County, S.C.

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, will answer questions from residents living on the former Pontiac Bombing Range in eastern Richland County, during a public meeting June 26. The Corps will hold the meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Spring Valley High School Cafeteria, 120 Sparkleberry Lane, in Columbia. [Read More]
Published: Jun-13-18

Corps of Engineers to test spillway gates at Hartwell Dam

SAVANNAH, Ga. – On June 19 the Corps of Engineers will conduct a required test of the spillway gates at Hartwell Dam on the upper Savannah River. The test will ensure the gates work properly and can be activated in the event of an emergency to protect the dam plus people and property downstream. [Read More]
Published: Jun-13-18

New commander set to take over Savannah District, Corps of Engineers

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Col. Daniel H. Hibner will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Marvin L. Griffin, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., June 8. [Read More]
Published: Jun-04-18

Corps launches lock and dam fish passage webpage

The Corps of Engineers Savannah District launched a webpage today on the future of the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam, and the process to get there. The page includes information on the status of the old lock and dam, its connection to the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, and its requirement to mitigate for endangered fish. [Read More]
Published: May-11-18

Thurmond Lake officials release new shoreline management plan

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials from the J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake Project at Clarks Hill recently released the latest Shoreline Management Plan for the reservoir. The plan went into effect May 1. [Read More]
Published: May-10-18
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