• U.S. Army Corps of Engineers warns most water-related accidents, fatalities occur in July

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reminding the public more water-related accidents and fatalities occur at its lakes and river projects in July than in any other month.
  • Noyes Cut Ecosystem Restoration Project Prepares Closures

    BRUNSWICK, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is preparing to close man-made cuts in the salt marsh on the Satilla River in Camden County, Georgia, located approximately 10 miles south of Brunswick.
  • Army planners finish environmental study for Brunswick Harbor widening and expansion

    After three years, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) planners finalize an environmental study for Brunswick Harbor, Ga.’s widening, expansion, operation and maintenance. Corps officials signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the study May 25.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Discovers More Cannon in Savannah River

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has completed maintenance dredging in the Savannah River and recovered additional cannon, bringing the total brought up to 19.
  • J. Strom Thurmond Project Releases Fishing Map Application for Public Use

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, J. Strom Thurmond Project, recently launched a free fishing application for public use called “J. Strom Thurmond Fishing Map.” The web-based application is designed to assist boat and bank anglers in digital planning, ground referencing features, and areas of interest.
  • Dredging complete for Savannah Harbor Expansion Project

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, announced the deepening portion of the Savannah Harbor, and the associated shipping channel, were completed March 8. This project is part of a 23-year effort to deepen the Savannah River from an authorized depth of 42 feet to 47 feet and extend it seven miles further into the Atlantic.
  • 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.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has projects funded through the Infrastructure I

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced in January, the studies, projects, and programs that will be initiated in Fiscal Year 2022 with the $22.81 billion in supplemental funding provided in two recently enacted laws — the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA); and the 2022 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (DRSAA).
  • Christmas Tree Recycling Drop-off at Thurmond Lake

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Forest, Fish, and Wildlife Section at the J. Strom Thurmond Lake Project will accept real Christmas trees for recycling as fish habitat, Dec. 20, 2021, through Jan. 16, 2022.
  • Officials announce Master Plan update comment period for Thurmond Lake

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – As officials consider changes to the current guidance on operation of the project’s recreational, environmental, land and wildlife management, the public may read and comment on a proposed master plan update for the Thurmond Lake project until it closes at noon, Jan. 20, 2022.