All Floodgates Open at Hartwell Dam

hartwell dam all gates openFor just the third time since the 1960s, the Corps of Engineers opened all 12 gates on Lake Hartwell: water from the rain-swollen lake that borders Georgia and South Carolina was dumped into the Savannah River to be stored downstream at Lake Russell. It was the Corps’ effort to alleviate the overflow caused by heavy rains during the Christmas-New Year’s holiday period.

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