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  • Corps of Engineers to test spillway gates at Richard B. Russell Dam

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – On June 26 the Corps of Engineers will conduct a required test of the spillway gates at Richard B. Russell 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.
  • Corps of Engineers to hold public info open house on fish passage at the lock & dam

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Local residents will have an opportunity to learn more about the status of the analysis of the fish passage construction at the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam. The informational open house will be June 26, led by officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hartwell Lake seeks used Christmas trees for fish attractors

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Project Office will accept natural Christmas trees (no artificial trees) for recycling Dec. 26, 2017, through Jan. 25, 2018.
  • Harbor expansion advances: 1st construction feature completed

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District announced today the Savannah Harbor Expansion
  • Lifejackets worn … Nobody mourns

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – More public recreation fatalities occur in July than any other month, so the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) asks the recreating public to play it safe while on, in, or near the water because drowning is a leading cause of death this time of year. USACE public recreation fatality statistics show that 88 percent were male, 89 percent were not wearing a life jacket, and 47 percent were swimming in areas not designated as a swimming area.
  • Corps of Engineers, Georgia and South Carolina DNRs to hold pre-Memorial Day water safety opportunity

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the South Carolina Department