March 20, 2008
Joint Savannah River Committee will meet March 24 in Augusta
South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford's Savannah River Committee will meet with Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue's Savannah River Committee on Monday, March 24 at 10 a.m. at the Peter S. Knox Conference Center, Augusta, GA to continue their discussion of issues arising in the Savannah Basin. The Georgia/South Carolina Committees last met jointly in October of 2007.
The bi-state meeting is open to the public. Peter S. Knox Conference Center is located at 326 Greene Street, Augusta, GA. For more information or directions to the Joint Savannah River Committee meeting, call 404-657-2086.
Issues range from saltwater intrusion into a principle public water supply aquifer on the coast of Georgia and South Carolina near the Savannah River, industrial and residential waste water assimilation, a minimum release strategy on the U. S. Army Corps of Engineer- managed lakes in the upper part of the Savannah Basin, and the consideration of lake levels. This meeting will focus on a report of a Groundwater Subcommittee and a presentation relating to current groundwater conditions on Hilton Head Island.
DNR protects and manages South Carolina’s natural resources by making wise and balanced decisions for the benefit of the state’s natural resources and its people.