US Army Corps of Engineers
Savannah District Website

Value to Nation: Richard B Russell Dam & Lake

Benefits

 

Flood Damage Prevented (cumulative to date)

$60,645,136

Power Generated (FY18)

427,266 MWH

Recreation Visitation (FY12)

704,612

Visitor Spending within 30 miles (FY16)

$17,886,842

Jobs Supported by Recreation (FY16)

158

Water Supply

3 communities

 

Revenues

 

Hydropower (Total Power Revenue FY18)

$33,418,851

Water Supply (Returned to Treasury FY18)

$60,825

 

PBUD

FY14

FY15

FY16

FY17

FY18

FY19

FY20

Total ($000)

$8,564

$8,716

$7,984

$8,163

$8,912

$9,584

$9,231