Hartwell Lake heading out to sea, again!

By: TStormSC, 7:43 PM GMT on July 06, 2008

WOW! Lake Hartwell (or Hartwell Lake) on the SC/GA border almost reached record low-water surface elevation (WSEL) over the past fall and winter and we are headed well below those levels if the weather patterns do not change this year.Hartwell is in the Savannah River basin and is part of a three-lake system of USACE hydropower lakes.Full pool at Lake Hartwell is 660 feet mean sea level. On July 4, 2007, the WSEL was 656.24. The winter low was on December 20, 200...

Hartwell heading out to Sea

By: TStormSC, 12:28 AM GMT on July 20, 2007

We are hoping for some tropical weather here! Anyone watching Lake Hartwell subside, or anyone concerned over the Savannah River system in general is encouraged to respond. All feedback concerning the water is welcome. All those who watch their docks turn into decks unite! :) Please comment on your lake and cove conditions.Savannah River Project Control Page LinkFor those of you who are not familiar with the area, Lake Hartwell (or Hartwell Lake) is a US Army Co...

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