State Climate Office (803) 734-9100
SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE
Statement Date:October 27, 2006:
Drought Response Committee conference call Nov 8 in Columbia
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is convening a
teleconference of state agency representatives from the Drought
Response Committee and representatives from the West (Savannah) Drought
Response Committee at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 in Room 335 (board
room) of the Rembert C. Dennis Building, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia.
The purpose of the meeting will be to evaluate drought
conditions in the Savannah River Basin. The state agency representatives of the
drought response committee declared a moderate drought on September 20, 2006. The drought
level in the Savannah River Basin, according to the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, remains at Stage 2.
Public notification will be made of a postponement.
Find out more about the State Climatology Office at http://www.dnr.sc.gov/climate/sco/ or by calling (803) 734-9100.