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Safety enhancements planned at canal headgates

The Augusta Utilities Department is planning a series of safety enhancements at the canal headgates area in response to a May incident in which three kayakers were swept through the canal's intake structure.In addition to warning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-02/safety-enhancements-planned-c
Changes take shape at Augusta Canal headgates

...and stacked-stone shelters atop the Augusta Canal's steepest hillside.The improvements are taking shape at the canal headgates area and should be completed sometime this spring."Obviously, with double the normal rainfall this winter, things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-02-23/changes-take-shape-augusta-ca
Money coming for locks

When the locks at the Augusta Canal headgates first opened 153 years ago, their purpose was to allow slender boats piled with cotton to bypass the Savannah River rapids and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/10/met_232976.shtml
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Historic buildings deteriorate

The dance pavilion that keeps vigil over the Augusta Canal headgates still bears deliberate scars from youthful patrons of long ago. "R.M.W." visited April 4, 1897, carving his initials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/23/met_320634.shtml
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Voter approval is needed for work

...the future, those attending events at the Augusta Canal Headgates and Savannah Rapids Pavilion might find it easier...item for phase three of the renovation project at the canal headgates, said Columbia County Community and Leisure Services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-10-23/voter-approval-needed-work
Voter approval is needed for work

...the future, those attending events at the Augusta Canal Headgates and Savannah Rapids Pavilion might find it easier...item for phase three of the renovation project at the canal headgates, said Columbia County Community and Leisure Services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-10-19/voter-approval-needed-work
Canal plan gets range of opinions

Balancing historic preservation, tourism and recreation at the Augusta Canal headgates presents its share of challenges, planners were told Monday night. About 35 people who attended a public meeting on the topic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/08/met_246841.shtml
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Access above headgates tightens

...kayak and canoe the Savannah River above the Augusta Canal headgates will have to work harder to get there.Columbia County...stretch of river above the Augusta Diversion Dam and canal headgates is already among the least accessible portions of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2010-09-11/access-above-h
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County seeks headgate grants

...Transportation for nearly $1 million for the Augusta Canal headgates. The county would provide a 20 percent matching grant...long-awaited face-lift under way at the Augusta Canal headgates, Columbia County officials are seeking funding for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/15/met_397227.shtml
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Across the area

...Canal National Heritage Area will celebrate its 10th anniversary Nov. 12, with the dedication of a new bridge at the canal Headgates Area. Food, fun and other festivities are included in the event, which will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/03/met_102967.shtml
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