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Thurmond Lake should be full pool for summer season

...normal. Maintaining full pool should not be problematic, said Billy Birdwell, spokesman for the Corps of Engineers Savannah District."Around Memorial Day, which is the start of the summer season, we should be real close to the guide curve for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-14/thurmond-lake-should-be-full-
Georgia will start $652M Savannah harbor expansion on its own after Obama budget letdown

...partnership agreement that would allow construction to start using the state's money. A spokesman for the Corps' Savannah district said Tuesday he could not provide an update on the status of that agreement.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-04/ga-will-start-652m-savan
Calendars

...the resurrection of the Confederate gunboat CSS Georgia from the Savannah River, topic; Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District staff archeologist Julie Morgan, speaker; free program, open to the public; (706) 736-2909, gfy@gwenfulcheryoung...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-02-06/calendars
Law might have cleared Savannah harbor deepening roadblock

...The Corps headquarters is still reviewing the language," said Billy Birdwell, a spokesman for the agency's Savannah District. "We here in the district are ready to execute this project as soon as we get clearance to proceed."The spending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-25/law-might-have-cleared-savann
Plans being discussed to try to stamp out AVM

...to 2 years," Hyatt said. CORPS MONEY WOES: Speaking of corps budgets, there was more sobering news out of the Savannah District Office last week that includes more cuts and park closures along the Savannah River."We selected recreation areas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-11-23/plans-being-di
Thurmond Lake timber sales delay shutdown budget effects

...workers. Hartwell's visitors center is closed until further notice, said corps spokesman Billy Birdwell of the Savannah District office.As of Tuesday, Birdwell said, about 130 of the district's 799 civilian employees were furloughed.Private...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-08/thurmond-lake-timber-sales-de
More program cuts not expected at Lake Thurmond this season

...maintaining the reductions in park seasons and service levels implemented in 2012.Peggy O'Bryan, the corps' Savannah District operations division chief, said complete park closures and other more drastic measures at Hartwell were avoided because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-23/more-program-cuts-not-expecte
Corps of Engineers gets new Savannah District commander

...The Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District, which manages lakes Thurmond...Jeffrey M. Hall, comes to the Savannah District from Washington, where he recently...Philadelphia District.The Savannah District manages military construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-16/corps-savannah-district-get-n
Experts can't find correlation between water levels, drowning incidents

...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 by the Corps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-10/experts-cant-find-correlation
Corps of Engineers water management site target of attempted cyber attack

...caught it before it caused a risk to anything," he said.While the public can't access the site, the Corps' Savannah district has posted weekly updates on its blog Balancing the Basin. Meanwhile, the site, popular for residents and frequent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-04/corps-engineers-water-managem