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Wet October lifts Thurmond, Hartwell and Russell lakes from drought

...public affairs specialist for the Corps of Engineers' Savannah District, said in an online post today. Buddemeier said...said Russell Wicke, spokesman for the Corps' Savannah District. "Thurmond's record October was 1959 at 7.67...

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

...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 enters drought conditions when either Thurmond or...

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

...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 a failing student who aces his final exam only to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-08/thurmond-lake-enters-drought-
Heavy rainfall caused partial roof collapse at Thurmond Lake Visitor Center; closed for repairs

...located near Thurmond Dam in McCormick County, said Billy Birdwell, spokesman for U.S. Corps of Engineers' Savannah District. The collapsed roof caused water to flood the visitor center floor.The building's electricity was disconnected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-04/heavy-rainfall-caused-partial
Memorial Day weekend delay likely in search for man missing in Thurmond Lake

...lake. The end of the area including the beach off which Harper went missing has been closed off all week.Corps Savannah District Corporate Communications Officer Russell Wicke said that with the high demand for lake recreation over the Memorial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-21/weekend-delay-likely-lake-se
Corps of Engineers encouraging life jacket use with social media contest

...members or friends wearing a life vest. To enter the "Wear It to Win It" contest, post the photo on the Corps' Savannah District Facebook page or on Twitter (@SavannahCorps) with the hashtag #WearIt.Winners will be selected each Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/corps-engineers-encouraging-
New commander this week for Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District

...Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District installs a new leader this week...tenure Friday as commander of the Savannah District, according to a news release...years with the district.The Savannah District manages harbors in Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-15/new-commander-week-army-corp
Bartram Trail Petersburg Trailhead to receive $100,000 for improvements

...S. Army Corps of Engineers.The funds are coming from a partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, Southern Off-road Bicycle Association's CRSA Chapter and five businesses near J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/bartram-trail-petersburg-trai
Work on Thurmond Dam spillway gates completed, two-way traffic on Highway 221 reopens

...resumed."We are very pleased this project is fully complete," said Billy Birdwell, spokesman for the Corps' Savannah district. "They did a good job so we are expecting this to last for a good while."Work was needed to repair numerous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-27/work-thurmond-dam-spillway-g
Thurmond Lake water data now on smartphone app

...more easily accessed.The Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District has released a smartphone application that puts the...clicks away," said Russell Wicke, spokesman for the Savannah District in a news release. "It's now fast, easy and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-07/thurmond-lake-water-data-now