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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to resume collection of day use recreation fees at Hartwell and Thurmond Lakes October 1

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will resume the collection of fees at its day use recreation areas beginning October 1. Fee collections were suspended earlier this year when recreation areas were closed due to COVID-19 precautions. Fees will initially be collected only at locations with automated fee collection machines installed. Additional automated fee machines will be phased in at all fee collection sites over the next several months.
  • Thurmond Lake to close six fish cleaning stations

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, at the J. Strom Thurmond Lake will close six of its eight fish cleaning stations due to budgetary constraints, as well as increased costs to operate and maintain the stations. The indefinite closures begin Jan. 15, 2020.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins Hurricane Michael debris clean-up in Georgia

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers along with local government officials, announces the start of debris removal activity in Georgia, under the direction of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) and Federal Emergency Management Agencies (FEMA) as part of the FEMA debris mission assignment. The first haul is scheduled to take place Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at 3 p.m., between 144 and 198 Somerset Drive in Albany, Georgia. All interested media are invited to attend for coverage. For the next several months debris will be picked up by contractors operating under the direction of the Corps of Engineers, GEMA/HS and FEMA.
  • Savannah River reservoirs equipped to handle Irma rainfall, officials urge caution downstream of Thurmond Dam

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District said today that