Clarks Hill - Strom Thurmond Lake News

9/21/2018 11:36:00 AM
The Sun News
Thurmond Lake is the largest Corps-operated lake east of the Mississippi; it has 20 Corps-operated parks, six state parks and countless recreational venues. Our final surprise came at the Thurmond Dam ...

9/5/2018 10:07:00 PM
Live 5 News
Some of those evacuees are on J. Strom Thurmond Lake and Dam camp grounds. The US Army Corps of Engineers say they operate around 350 campsites on the lake and almost a third of them are full. McCormi...

7/28/2018
Lakes Online
The Southeastern Raptor Center releases an eagle at Pyne Road Park on West Point Lake July 28, 2018.

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/18/2018 8:55:00 PM
WRDW
MCCORMICK COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- South Carolina DHEC is still running tests at Lake Thurmond after thousands of gallons of raw sewage spilled into the water Monday. There are concerns for folks s...

7/18/2018 1:36:00 PM
WJBF
Some of the sewage reached into Thurmond Lake, impacting approximately 2 miles of shoreline out of the 1,200 miles of shoreline around the reservoir. “Even if all 90,000 gallons of sewage entered the ...

7/17/2018 5:47:00 PM
WBTV
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks individual and group volunteers for the annual Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign on National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Volunteers will work ...

7/17/2018 5:25:00 PM
WMBF News
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks individual and group volunteers for the annual Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign on National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Volunteers will work ...

7/10/2018 8:32:00 PM
Live 5 News
Some would argue that life is better at J. Strom Thurmond Lake, but its original purpose wasn't to be an oasis. Game Warden First Class Bobby Timmerman with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources ...

6/21/2018 6:34:00 PM
Fishing
Boater Joey Spradley of Gloverville, South Carolina, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 15 pounds, 11 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Savannah River Division tournament on Clarks Hill Lake. Spradley earned $3,377 ...

6/18/2018 8:57:00 AM
North Carolina Sportsman
Fishing for striped bass and hybrids in June on Clarks Hill Lake is usually an early morning thing, a quick bite and over, according to guide Billy Murphy. One morning last June, Murphy and his twin sons took two boats with guide parties out fishing the ...

6/15/2018 3:43:00 PM
WJBF
Shortly after take-off, the pilot says the plane seized up on him. He was forced to crash land on Clarks Hill Lake near the Big Hart Campground. We are told the pilot, an army soldier, was calm and collected when he learned his plane was going down.

6/12/2018 10:37:00 PM
WIS
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking for volunteers for the annual Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign, starting Aug. 27 and ending on National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27. Volunteers are needed to pick up litter and debris along public lands and waters ...

6/7/2018 2:29:00 PM
WJBF
And I can't think of a better expert to help us do that than Ranger Kevin Madsen. He is a park ranger on Strom Thurmond Lake. Clarks Hill technically, it's the J. Strom Thurmond Lock and Dam at Clarks Hill, that should make everybody on both sides of the ...

5/30/2018 4:40:00 PM
WRDW
That five feet, Hyatt tells News 12, is a safety net that helps to monitor floodwaters in Lake Thurmond, Lake Hartwell and Lake Russell. Hyatt says Lake Hartwell is two-and-a-half feet over pool right now, meaning they’re in “flood storage”.

5/22/2018 3:39:00 AM
BassResource.com
Bass fishing tips, tricks, and tactics. Includes articles, videos, news, and forums for beginning to advanced anglers. The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide Wood Wins Bass Fishing League tournament at Clarks ...

5/20/2018 7:01:00 PM
The Times and Democrat
Following classroom instructions on basic safety rules and boat operations, students took part in exercises on Thurmond Lake, where they performed simulated small animal retrievals from the water via boat. While human life and safety are always the top ...

5/20/2018 3:19:00 PM
WJBF
APPLING, Ga. (WJBF) - Hundreds came out to take part in one of the largest water sport competitions on Clarks Hill Lake at Pointe West Marina. It's the CSRA's first-ever wake-surfing competition. A family of four had the dream years ago, and this weekend ...

5/8/2018 9:06:00 AM
the NEWSSTAND
Following classroom instructions on basic safety rules and boat operations, students took part in exercises on Thurmond Lake, where they performed simulated small animal retrievals from the water via boat. While human life and safety is always the top ...

4/29/2018 12:41:00 PM
Index-Journal
They were happily married for sixty eight years. Claude worked at "Big Mac Tire" for many years. He enjoyed fishing in Santee and Clarks Hill Lake. Claude was a member of Greenwood Bass Masters and Rebel Bass Club. He loved music and everyone he met.

4/20/2018 12:14:00 AM
Index-Journal
The boat parade, sponsored by Thurmond Lake Sail & Power Squadron, will take place at 1 p.m. Fireworks will begin at dark. There also will be food and entertainment. There is a $10 cover charge for those who come to the yacht club. The fireworks show is ...

4/15/2018 6:01:00 AM
North Carolina Sportsman
Guide Brad Sasser said late March and April are excellent for catching both stripers and hybrids at Clarks Hill Lake, and that’s not necessarily a year-round pattern. “Both species are actively feeding and on the move looking for forage, particularly ...

4/3/2018 11:38:00 AM
North Carolina Sportsman
Getting your string stretch by a trophy striper can happen year-round at Clarks Hill Lake, aka Lake Thurmond, but if you want to boost your odds for trophy fish, go now. Guide Tony Shepherd, 48, a retired U.S. Army paratrooper who has fished the lake ...

12/11/2017 2:29:00 PM
11 Alive
Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle is an existing nuclear power plant along the Savannah River in Burke County, Ga., near Waynesboro, with two existing nuclear reactors and two reactors presently under construction. The existing reactors at Vogtle, Units 1 & 2 ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

8/17/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

7/13/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

6/8/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (June 2017)

6/6/2017
EPA
Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/18/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (May 2017)

3/16/2017
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project gained more traction in March. Several features are on schedule to be completed by the end of 2017, including the First Dike Raising (June); Raw Water Storage Impoundment (July); CSS Georgia Recovery (Sept.); Dissolved Oxygen Injection System (Dec.); and the Sediment Basin Tide Gate…

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

2/23/2017
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
As the senior project manager for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, or SHEP, Davis manages the multimillion-dollar project that has eight separate environmental mitigation features outside of the actual harbor and entrance channel deepening. Now more than two years in, contractors continue to push the project forward…

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/8/2017
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Many of our stakeholders have asked why outflow at Thurmond Dam recently increased from 3,600 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 4,000 cfs. Let me answer those questions and perhaps shed some light on our operational process. First some background:Our water managers only have limited discretion when making operational…

2/2/2017
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
The first month of 2017 brought a welcome change in rainfall; all three sub-basins exceeded average precipitation for the first time in almost five months. Hartwell received 104 percent of normal rainfall; Russell, 115 percent of normal; and Thurmond cashed in at a healthy 138 percent of normal – just over 6…

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.





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