• 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Corps of Engineers to expand parking at Broyles Recreation Area on Lake Hartwell

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Project Office will begin construction of an additional parking area at Broyles Recreation Area in Anderson County, South Carolina, beginning the week of April 30, with completion anticipated by July 1. The area will remain open for public use during the duration of the project.
  • Georgia Tech grad heads Engineering Division of Corps of Engineers district

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – A Georgia Tech graduate has been named to lead the Engineering Division of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Tracy Hendren (BS 1994, MS 2006) assumed responsibility for planning, directing, coordinating and executing the engineering components of the Savannah District’s military construction, civil works, and hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste programs in March 2018.
  • Hartwell Lake officials announce recreation site openings for May

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office will open the following campgrounds and day-use areas for the 2018 recreation season on May 1:
  • Corps announces Campground and Day Use Area openings at Hartwell

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hartwell Project Office, announces the opening of the following campgrounds and day use areas on April 1:
  • 30th annual Kids’ Fishing Derby kicks off April 21

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The ever-popular Kids’ Fishing Derby celebrates its 30th year April 21 at the Blue Hole Recreation Area on Russell Lake in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina. Participants must be 15 years old or younger to fish in the netted cove purposefully stocked with fish for the derby.
  • Corps of Engineers completes deepening of Savannah harbor’s entrance channel

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, today marked the end of