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Thurmond Lake water data now on smartphone app

Thurmond Lake water levels and rainfall predictions can now be more easily accessed.The Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District has released a smartphone application that puts the same data from its popular water management Web site...
Thurmond Lake should be full pool for summer season

Water levels at Thurmond Lake should keep water skiers, fishermen and property owners smiling for the remainder of spring and into the summer season.

Corps of Engineers gets new Savannah District commander

The Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District, which manages lakes Thurmond, Russell and Hartwell along the Savannah River, will have a new commander Friday.Col. Thomas...
Experts can't find correlation between water levels, drowning incidents

...drownings don't go up as the water drops, said Billy Birdwell, the spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District.From 2003 through July, the reservoir averaged 2.5 drownings annually, according to data provided...
Plans for kayak event stir Savannah River privacy issues

A permit request for the 2013 Benderdinker canoe and kayak festival has raised questions about whether Betty's Branch along the Savannah River is a public waterway or an exclusive golf club's private property.
Corps updates options for New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam

...than restoring it, and keeping the structure only as a dam.According to a summary provided by the Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District Civil Works Team, the option was identified "as a potential way to reduce the cost of rehabilitating...
Water safety important in summer cold water. Warm air temperatures don't necessarily mean warm water temperatures. Source: Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District AT THE BEACH Being caught in a rip curent is like running in slow motion in a nightmare; there's no...
1,300 striped bass die at Thurmond Lake

...getting fish, but the rate seems to be starting to decline," said Billy Birdwell, spokesman for the Corps of Engineers' Savannah District. "The size is diminishing, too, to fish mostly in the 5-pound range." Earlier fish recoveries...
Reactors may ride on river

...make sure the river is navigable at the time it needs to be." Billy Birdwell, spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District, said more information will be needed to determine if the reactors can be shipped by river. "At this...