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#06-299 November 6, 2006    

Drought Response Committee conference call Nov 8 in Columbia

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is convening state agency representatives from the Drought Response Committee and representatives from the West (Savannah) Drought Response CommitteeSavannah River Basin through a conference call at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 in Room 335 (board room) of the Rembert C. Dennis Building, 1000 Assembly St. in Columbia.

The purpose of the meeting will be to evaluate drought conditions in the Savannah Basin. The state agency representatives of the drought response committee declared a moderate drought on Sept. 20. The drought level according to the U.S Army Corps of Engineers remains at stage two.

Public notification will be made of a postponement.

For more information about drought, visit the Office of State Climatology or contact State Climatologist Hope Mizzell at (803) 734-9100 in Columbia.
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