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  • January

    Corps lakes offer Christmas trees a second chance

    Evergreen trees aren’t typically considered aquatic vegetation, but if they’re used as Christmas trees in the Savannah River Basin, chances are they’ll continue “bearing fruit” under water. Rather than have old Christmas trees go to the landfill, rangers with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs at Hartwell and J. Strom Thurmond lakes collect the trees in December and January each year to make fish habitats in the reservoirs.
  • April

    24-7, 365: Savannah Harbor Maintenance Dredging

    For 190 years the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has had the mission of maintaining the Savannah
  • December

    Private reservoirs support Corps public ones

    Editor’s note: This installment of a continuing series of articles explaining the operations of the Savannah River basin, looks at the support upstream, privately-owned reservoirs contribute to keeping the basin in balance. Savannah District officials often get asked why Lake Keowee, owned by Duke Energy, seems to remain full while the Corps’ reservoirs, particularly Hartwell Lake seems to drop. Read below on how the far-upper basin supports the central basin.
  • Award-winning Family Readiness coordinator promotes resiliency, awareness

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The overflow of scattered folders revealed not only routine administrative paperwork, but awards and certificates of recognition uncovering a vast set of accomplishments for her work as coordinator of the Savannah District’s Family Readiness Network.
  • September

    Vice President Joe Biden visits Port of Savannah

    The Port of Savannah continues to attract attention from high-ranking government officials as Vice President Joe Biden visited here Sept. 16.
  • July

    Corps Construction Representative Awarded Bronze de Fluery Medal

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District employee James Myers was recently recognized with the Bronze Order of the de Fluery Medal during a ceremony at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Afghanistan.