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Oxygen Transfer Efficiency Test Report Summary for Savannah Harbor Expansion

Project Engineer: US Army Corps of Eng

Document Summary

Discover the groundbreaking success of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) as detailed in the Savannah District Testing Report. Witness the remarkable efficacy of injecting super-oxygenated water into the Savannah River, ensuring ecological balance as the harbor deepens from 42 to 47 feet. Learn how this initiative not only supports marine life, including endangered species, but also promises a significant economic boost with a 7.3 to 1 benefit ratio. Delve into the innovative use of Speece cones and the strategic role of pure oxygen extraction. With the outer harbor completed in 2018 and a second test slated for 2020, the SHEP stands as a testament to sustainable development.

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