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Army Corps announces F.E. Walter Dam water release schedule

The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2017 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan, developed in partnership with Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, lists dates and release amounts for whitewater and fisheries releases for the 2017 recreation season. [Read More]
Published: Jan-06-17

Army Corps awards contract to complete construction of Absecon Island dune project

PHILADELPHIA (November 23, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District today awarded a contract to Weeks Marine Inc. for $63.3 million to complete the initial construction of the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project in New Jersey. The total cost of the contract amount could be $76.1 million if options are awarded. The project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. [Read More]
Published: Nov-23-16

Army Corps, NJDEP to host public meeting for flood risk study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are hosting a public meeting regarding the New Jersey Back Bays Flood Risk Management study on Dec. 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Stockton University in Galloway Township, N.J. [Read More]
Published: Nov-22-16

Army Corps nears completion of repair work on Chesapeake City Bridge

Repair work on the Chesapeake City Bridge MD route 213 is anticipated to be complete on time mid-November 2016. Corcon Inc., an Ohio firm, was awarded the $6.8 million contract to sandblast, repair and repaint pedestrian railings and replace safety fencing. [Read More]
Published: Nov-08-16

Boaters advised of lower lake levels at Blue Marsh Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District is advising boaters to be aware of lowering lake levels at Blue Marsh Lake in Leesport, PA. The Army Corps has been releasing water into the Tulpehocken Creek at the request of the Delaware River Basin Commission to provide additional flow in the Schuylkill River and into the Delaware Bay. [Read More]
Published: Nov-08-16

Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam

PHILADELPHIA (Oct 5, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2016 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. The Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be scheduled if enough water storage is accumulated in the reservoir. There is currently not enough water storage to hold the tenth and final increment of the plan (release excess water storage between Friday, Oct. 7 and Monday Oct. 10). [Read More]
Published: Oct-05-16

Army Corps to hold public comment meeting for F.E. Walter Dam recreation plan

The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will host a meeting to review the 2016 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan and solicit feedback for next year’s plan. [Read More]
Published: Sep-01-16

Army Corps shares groundwater expertise with Cambodian officials

A team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers led a three-day groundwater modeling workshop for Cambodian government officials, representatives from the U.S. Agency for International Development, and local non-governmental organizations from Aug. 9-11. [Read More]
Published: Aug-25-16

Army Corps to reconstruct Delaware City Bridge

Work to replace the Delaware City Bridge (5th street/Rte. 9) in Delaware City will commence September 6, 2016. [Read More]
Published: Aug-04-16

Army Corps updates F.E. Walter rec plan

The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2016 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. [Read More]
Published: Aug-01-16
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