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Something you may not have known: The Clark Hill Dam



Humans have lived near rivers since the dawn of time and while rivers sustain life, they also, at times, have been a destructive force; they were, that is, until humans took a cue from beavers and learned how to build dams.

Clark Hill Dam, officially known as Thurmond Dam, has been significant t...

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  1. Augusta needs more “oversights.” Like the sprinklers left on at the stadium, the frozen pipes in the boathouse, the clogged drain pipes at Diamondhead. Without those oversights life would be pretty boring around here. Wonder what the next oversight will be.

  2. Tear down that *&^% LEVEE! With the three dams on the river, it serves no useful purpose anymore. As we saw in ’90 when the canal overflowed, it caused problems by not allowing the water to run back into the river. The downtown riverfront would be so much nicer without it.

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