Water In Georgia - Richard B Russell Lake

Drought Plan For Thurmond

07/15/2017 - Cartoon (source: Augusta Chronicle)

Improvements coming to Lakes Thurmond and Hartwell parks

06/16/2017 - Upgrades are happening to parks all around Lakes Thurmond and Hartwell. Some improvements are things the public will notice and others will go toward keeping the lakes fit for recreation, for years to come. (source: Fox 54 News NOW)

Corps rolling out proposals for new drought management plan

06/15/2017 - Lake Hartwell, Thurmond and RBR users have until mid-July to look over possible changes to how the Corps of Engineers copes with drought conditions The recommendations come from two-plus years' work by the Corps, The Nature Conservancy and state natural resource staffs in South Carolina and Georgia. Six different options were looked at, as well as making no changes at all. (source: Independent Mail - part of the USA Today Network)

Ethanol's E-15 bad for small engines

05/18/2017 - The American Sportfishing Association through its Keep America Fishing program has issued a warning to boat owners or anyone who uses any gasoline-powered outdoor equipment ... The problems are that corn oil derivative called ethanol and a federal program called the Renewable Fuel Standard. (source: The Augusta Chronicle)