US Army Corps of Engineers
Savannah District

Value to the Nation: J. Strom Thurmond Dam & Lake

Benefits

Flood Damage Prevented (cumulative) (FY16)

$160,225,341

Power Generated (FY15)

836,013 MWH

Recreation Visitation (FY12)

5,041,679

Visitor Spending within 30 miles (FY12)

$166,125,000

Jobs Supported by Recreation (FY12)

1,632

Water Supply

7 Communities

Revenues (*Returned to Treasury)

Hydropower* (Total Power Revenue FY16)

$26,953,127

Recreation Fees* (FY16)

$985,292

Water Supply* (FY16)

$8,128

Shoreline Management Use Permits* (FY16)

$15,980

Shoreline Management Use Permits (administrative fees) (FY16)

$82,023

Timber Receipts (FY16)

$942,703

 

PBUD

FY13

FY14

FY15

FY16

FY17

FY18

Total ($000)

$9,546

$9,939

$15,279

$10,827

$20,247

$12,001