Tag: Richard B. Russell Dam
  • U.S. Army Corps Hosts Youth Waterfowl Hunts at Richard B. Russell Lake

    CALHOUN FALLS, S.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is organizing youth waterfowl hunts at the Richard B. Russell Project to take place during the months of December and January for youth participants ages 9-16.
  • USACE Engineers Participate in Simulated Oil Spill Exercise

    J. STROM THURMOND DAM, Ga. – Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District participated in a tabletop exercise simulating a power plant oil spill at J. Strom Thurmond Dam on Feb. 10. The exercise presented a worst-case scenario of an oil spill with the intention of helping personnel become properly prepared and know the detailed procedures needed to handle such a situation.
  • Corps to test gates at Russell Dam June 23

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Dam safety officials from the Savannah District, U.S Army Corps of Engineers will test the spillway gates at Richard B. Russell Dam on the Savannah River next week.
  • Persistent, heavy rainfall results in higher releases from Thurmond Dam & facility closures

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Excessive rainfall continues to fall throughout the Savannah River Basin, which will result in a scheduled increase of water releases at the J Strom Thurmond Dam around noon today.