Archive: June, 2017
  • 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 to host Hartwell Lake water management workshop June 26

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, will hold a workshop on water management and water levels at Lake Hartwell on June 26 in Toccoa, Georgia.