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Corps plans festivities for 50th anniversary

...celebrate. "We're excited to be able to celebrate 50 years of service to the community and to the nation," said Ken Dial, the operations manager at Thurmond Lake, where a series of anniversary events will be held this year. Thurmond Lake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/22/met_401899.shtml
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Herring deaths prompt shutoff

...killed prompted the Corps to halt power generation Monday and Tuesday, but all turbines were usable Wednesday, said Ken Dial, Thurmond Lake's project manager. The 30-foot-wide turbine intakes, called penstocks, are 90 feet beneath the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/06/met_424466.shtml
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Fishing fanatics cast eyes on expo

...scorecards.The event was expected to bring crowds to the lake, but the size of those crowds Saturday surprised everyone.Ken Dial, who manages the lake for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said the event likely is one of the largest gatherings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/06/met_446565.shtml
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Columbia County wants more bass tournaments

...the Citgo tournament. They say they are supportive of Columbia County's efforts to bring more attention to the lake. Ken Dial, the Corps' project manager for Thurmond Lake, said that when the county recently built a boat ramp for bass tournaments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/21/met_444067.shtml
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Repairs to park reach $63,299

...Corps is willing to discuss the issue. Mr. Beck said the Corps' district engineer, Col. Joe Schmitt, instructed Ken Dial, the Corps' local resource manager, to work with city officials in arranging a suitable agreement on paying for repairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/26/met_280941.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
New turbines at dam more efficient

...replaced -- one by one -- to minimize interference with operations. "Only one can be out at a time," Mr. Davis said. Ken Dial, Thurmond Lake's operations manager, said one primary change the new technology will bring is the enhancement of oxygen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/17/met_273593.shtml
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Applause calendar

...documentaries shown continuously in the History Theater; Brown Bag History Lunch Series noon Wednesday, Oct. 14, Ken Dial on "Progress: Augusta and its Public Works Projects,` non-members $2; admission $2 children, $3 seniors and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/02/ent_240619.shtml
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Harvest of older bucks making some progress

...NEW THURMOND MANAGER: Thurmond Lake has a new project manager, following the recent retirement of longtime manager Ken Dial.Scott Hyatt, who served as the deputy chief of Savannah District's Operations Division since April 2007, will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2010-02-13/harvest-older-bucks-maki
Rob Pavey
Little by little, exotic species are changing the South

...several thousand acres, despite annual herbicide spraying that somewhat controls but cannot eliminate its spread, said Ken Dial, the reservoir's operations manager. The annual cost to taxpayers is about $50,000. Feral hogs, found only in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/20/met_24450.shtml
Metro | Natural history and anthropology | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Capsule marks 50th anniversary of dam

...Wagon - to Augusta Museum of History. "It was used up here for many years and was retired about 10 years ago," said Ken Dial, the project's operations manager. The truck spent most of its life inside the powerhouse, where its extendable ladders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/04/met_436283.shtml
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