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Firm oversight, prudent river enthusiasts keep Stevens Creek dam safe

...renewable source of energy. THE STEVENS CREEK dam provides many benefits to this...things SCE&G does to ensure the Stevens Creek dam is operating safely and how...boating rulesWhile failure of the Stevens Creek dam is unlikely, SCE&G takes seriously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-30/firm-oversight-p
Pavey: Beavers aren't eager to see visitors

...need their space, too.That's what my wife and I learned last week while kayaking in the Savannah River above Stevens Creek Dam.After a night of power generation, water levels were four feet low and the upstream shallows were high and dry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-04-04/pavey-beavers-arent-eage
Airplane dropped copies of 'Augusta Chronicle' at Stevens Creek dam construction site in 1913

...of many firsts associated with the construction of Stevens Creek Dam involved the use of a famous flying school's aircraft...magazine reported.Jerwan's newspaper delivery to Stevens Creek Dam must have proved popular, because he was at it again...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-18/airplane-dropped-copies-augus
Photograph shows Petersburg boat in 1913

...he said. "We relied on the engravings that you mentioned, but looking at the photos of the boat during the (Stevens Creek Dam) construction, what we ended up with is amazingly similar."One of the Augusta Museum of History's largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-09-27/photograph-shows-petersb
Photos give glimpse into Stevens Creek Dam's history

The project, completed in 1914 off Stevens Creek Road, is a hidden Columbia County landmark of sorts that has quietly produced electricity for 100 consecutive years while the rest of the world has changed around it.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-18/photos-give-glimpse-stevens-
Savannah River is subject of two recent studies

...than one meal per week of largemouth bass from Thurmond Lake and one meal per month of largemouth bass caught below Stevens Creek Dam down to the Hwy. 119 bridge near Clyo, Ga.There were no advisories in that segment of the river for crappie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-07-05/savannah-river
Pavey: Problems lead to closure of popular landing

...Rapids Pavilion that allowed boats to reach the section of the river above the headgates and diversion dam, and below Stevens Creek Dam.The launch site, in fact, was the only public access to a small but significant segment of the river that offers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-04-19/pavey-problems
Pavey: Getting to fishing spot on the Savannah River is worth the effort

...Betty's Branch, which today is one of the river's most popular canoe and kayak launch sites.The waters below Stevens Creek Dam, though, have been irresistible since prehistoric times.On the Georgia side of the main channel is Stallings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-06-14/getting-fishin
Access to canal area being evaluated

...the best way to restore public access to the scenic segment of the river sandwiched by private lands between the Stevens Creek Dam and the Augusta Diversion Dam."It is still a work in progress, but we are making some progress," Saxon said.Although...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-25/access-canal-area-being-evalu
When lake brings no luck, head to the river

Consider this: The 13.6-mile stretch of the Savannah River between Thurmond and Stevens Creek dams contains the same species of fish that live in Thurmond Lake.Access ranges from the U.S. Forest Service ramp below the Fury's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2010-12-23/when-lake-brings
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