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Army Corps announces final water release schedule of 2018 season from F. E. Walter Dam

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 2, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-18

Army Corps' North Atlantic Division engaged in Hurricane Florence response and recovery mission

NEW YORK ― The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division (NAD), remains fully engaged with local and national agencies in support of response and recovery efforts from impacts of Hurricane Florence. [Read More]
Published: Sep-19-18

Army Corps to draw down reservoirs at Blue Marsh Lake and Francis E. Walter Dam

PHILADELPHIA, PA (SEPT. 5, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced it will draw down the reservoirs at Blue Marsh Lake and Francis E. Walter Dam in preparation for significant forecasted rainfall. Blue Marsh Lake is located on the Tulpehocken Creek, a tributary of the Schuylkill River, about four miles northwest of Reading, Pa. The Francis E. Walter Dam is located near the confluence of Bear Creek and the Lehigh River in White Haven, Pa [Read More]
Published: Sep-05-18

Army Corps to resume construction on stormwater management system in Margate

PHILADELPHIA (Sept 5, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced that construction will resume on the stormwater management system in Margate, N.J. [Read More]
Published: Sep-05-18

Army Corps to close St. Georges Bridge for repair work

PHILADELPHIA, PA. (August 10, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the St. Georges Bridge will be closed to all traffic from Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 through January of 2019. The Army Corps and its contractor will be completing repair work of steel beams necessitating the closure. [Read More]
Published: Aug-10-18

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

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 3, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are hosting public meetings regarding the New Jersey Back Bays Flood Risk Management study on Sept. 12, 2018 in Ventnor City, N.J. and on Sept 13 in Toms River Township, N.J. [Read More]
Published: Aug-03-18

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

PHILADELPHIA (Aug 3, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2018 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. The Army Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be scheduled if enough water storage is accumulated in the reservoir. Precipitation has enabled the Army Corps to schedule the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th increments of the plan, which include increased whitewater releases on Aug. 25, Aug. 26, Sept. 1, and Sept 2 and fisheries enhancement releases through Oct. 5. [Read More]
Published: Aug-03-18

Army Corps announces weekend water release change from the Francis E. Walter Dam

The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced a change regarding water releases from the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. [Read More]
Published: Jul-27-18

North Atlantic Division receives new commanding general

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division from out-going commander Maj. Gen. William H. Graham during a ceremony at Fort Hamilton today. [Read More]
Published: Jul-20-18

Army Corps to draw down reservoir at Blue Marsh Lake

PHILADELPHIA, PA (JULY 20, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District has announced it will draw down the pool level at Blue Marsh Lake in preparation for significant forecasted rainfall. The lake is located on the Tulpehocken Creek, a tributary of the Schuylkill River, about four miles northwest of Reading, Pa. [Read More]
Published: Jul-20-18
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