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  • Army Corps begins assessing Hurricane Sandy damages

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District began inspecting its projects for damages and carrying out post-storm missions following historic Hurricane Sandy. Inspections are scheduled for a number of Army Corps of Engineers projects in the region, including coastal projects in New Jersey and Delaware, dams in eastern Pennsylvania and navigational channels in rivers and inlets. District Commander Lt. Col. Chris Becking inspected the Absecon Island beach nourishment project in Atlantic City and Ventnor on Oct. 30.
  • Army Corps to temporarily close road at Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will temporarily close the Francis E. Walter Dam road (between Bear Creek Road and Route 940) from Oct. 15 at 7:00 a.m. to Oct. 19 at 5:00 p.m. for repair work.
  • Blue Marsh Lake to waive fees for Public Lands Day; invites volunteers to assist with projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced Blue Marsh Lake will waive all day use fees for visitors in celebration of National Public Lands Day Sept. 29 and 30. National Public Lands Day (NPLD), an event held annually in September, showcases our nation’s public lands and the importance of protecting natural resources through responsible use and volunteerism.
  • Army Corps to hold public comment meeting for F.E. Walter recreation plan

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will host a meeting to review the 2012 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan and solicit feedback for next year’s plan. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Holiday Inn Express in White Haven, Pa.
  • Army Corps cancels final whitewater release of 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced it does not have enough water storage to hold a whitewater release Sept. 14 from the Francis E. Walter Dam.
  • Army Corps cancels end of season whitewater release

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced it does not have enough water storage to hold a whitewater release Sept. 2 from the Francis E. Walter Dam.
  • Army Corps adds September whitewater release to schedule

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced it has enough water storage to hold a whitewater release Sept. 1 from the Francis E. Walter Dam. The release will be 650 cubic feet per second plus inflow up to 850 cubic feet per second.
  • Army Corps to hold ribbon cutting ceremony at Prompton Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:00 a.m. Aug. 22 at Prompton Dam. The ceremony recognizes the completion of a two-phase construction project which included modifying the dam spillway, building an operations center and maintenance garage and constructing a new access road and spillway bridge to the dam
  • Corps adds another whitewater release to schedule

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced it has enough water storage to hold a whitewater release Aug. 26 as well as increase fisheries enhancement water releases from the Francis E. Walter Dam.
  • Army Corps adds whitewater release to schedule; increases fisheries enhancements

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced it has enough water storage to hold a whitewater release Aug. 25 as well as increase fisheries enhancements from the Francis E. Walter Dam.