Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Fish passage at New Savannah Bluff Dam studied

...best way to modify a local landmark.The challenge is how to let fish moving up the Savannah River get past New Savannah Bluff Dam."We are looking at all the alternatives for fish passage," said Bill Post, a biologist and diadromous fishes coordinator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-08-27/fish-passage-new-savannah-bluff-d
Hardware failure led to river fluctuations in Augusta

...prevented the remote control operation of New Savannah Bluff Dam's floodgates.Scott Hyatt, the operations project...leading to a need to adjust the gates at the New Savannah Bluff Dam as often as every three or four hours."Without remote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-30/hardware-failure-led-river-fl
Shad able to spawn up the Savannah

...River enabled American shad to scale the New Savannah Bluff dam near Augusta and continue their spawning migration upstream...seven times normal. Then floodgates in the New Savannah Bluff Dam were opened, allowing water levels above and below the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/10/met_206612.shtml
Metro
Don't destroy dam

Judy Gordon ("Bluff dam should be demolished," Aug. 19) writes that she "and other concerned citizens and biologists" are in favor of demolishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/21/let_4080.shtml
Letters
Savannah River on the rise

...river in the downtown Augusta area because the pool is held steady at about 114 feet above sea level by the New Savannah Bluff Dam near Augusta Regional Airport."You will see higher flows that increase velocity, but not necessarily elevation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-08/savannah-river-rise
Savannah River's lower pool challenges boaters, swimmers

...the gates adjusted several days ahead," he said.Water levels downtown are controlled by the gates at New Savannah Bluff Dam near Augusta Regional Airport and can be adjusted by the Army Corps of Engineers."We handle those kinds of requests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-12/savannah-rivers-lower-pool-ch
Bluff dam should be demolished

Demolish the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam? I certainly hope so!Judy Gordon, Evans

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/19/let_446286.shtml
Letters
Local group funds study of New Savannah Bluff dam

Local governments and industries that rely on the pool of water backed up by New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam agreed Monday to finance an updated federal study that could eventually help obtain funding to renovate the 75-year-old structure.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-06/local-group-funds-study-new-s
Anglers learn to appreciate American shad

...Always aim for the heaviest flow," he said, launching a cast that arched toward the lower face of New Savannah Bluff Dam. "The fish are stacked up in that fast current." It took only moments before the rod tip twitched - and lurched downward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/14/out_338547.shtml
Outdoors
Savannah Harbor sturgeon plan close to approval

...final resolution, according to U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson.The issue is a $7 million modification to New Savannah Bluff Dam near Augusta that would allow endangered shortnose sturgeon to access an additional 20 miles of inland habitat.Although...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-08-30/savannah-harbor-sturgeon-plan