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Thurmond Lake water release felt near Augusta

...record-breaking November after rainfall has already exceeded the month's averages on the heels of October's record-setting. To date, Thurmond has recorded 5.7 inches in 12 days, said Chelsea Smith, corps public affairs specialist.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-13/thurmond-lake-water-release-f
Wet October lifts Thurmond, Hartwell and Russell lakes from drought

...and returned to normal status (Wednesday) and today levels are into flood storage," Jeremy Buddemeier, a public affairs specialist for the Corps of Engineers' Savannah District, said in an online post today. Buddemeier said Thurmond, Hartwell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-05/wet-october-lifts-thurmond-ha
Record rains not enough to lift Thurmond Lake from drought status

...which was almost enough to bring the basin out of Drought Level 1 -- almost," said Jeremy Buddemeier, a public affairs specialist for the Corps of Engineers' Savannah District.District spokesman Billy Birdwell said Monday that the basin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-12/record-rains-not-enough-lift-
Thurmond Lake enters drought status despite wet August

...the highest monthly rainfall totals for the three lakes since December 2013, said Jeremy S. Buddemeier, a public affairs specialist for the Corps of Engineers' Savannah District.Buddemeier said the public should not get too excited."Like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-08/thurmond-lake-enters-drought-
Firm oversight, prudent river enthusiasts keep Stevens Creek dam safe

...electricity and enjoy the local waterways, we hope you'll remember dam safety as well. (The writer is senior public affairs specialist for SCANA Corp., the parent company of South Carolina Electric & Gas.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-30/firm-oversight-p
Rangers warn boaters to review rules for Memorial Day

...so you are in control of your vessel and anything unexpected that happens on the water."Tracy Robillard, public affairs specialist for the Savannah District's Army Corps of Engineers, urged people this week to wear life jackets when on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-22/rangers-warn-boaters-review-
Nearly 2,000 leaks reported by Atlanta Gas Light, South Carolina Electric and Gas in 2012

...keep the community safe and protect the integrity of our natural gas pipeline system," said Kim Asbill, the public affairs specialist for SCANA, the parent company of SCE&G.Thanks to communication efforts, Asbill said, SCE&G is seeing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-26/nearly-2000-leaks-reported-at
Findings on GRU animal research differ; 2 agencies investigated complaints

...for the experiment but did not look for a way to do it without extracting the teeth from the dogs, said USDA public affairs specialist Tanya Espinosa.? GRU researchers did not document why they are housing roughly 50 non-human primates in single...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-24/findings-gru-animal-resea
Thousands would be affected locally by shutdown

...I know there are people planning to camp next week that really want to know," said Billy Birdwell, the public affairs specialist for the corps' Savannah District office.Taxpayers will not see the April 18 deadline to file their federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-07/thousands-would-be-affected-l
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Summer here yet?

...exceed 328 feet above sea level.Monday it was recorded at 327.25 feet, according to Bill Birdwell, the public affairs specialist for Savannah District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.WHAT ABOUT WATERING? In Richmond County, landscape...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-12/summer-here-yet
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