PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced an update to the 2022 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan.
The Army Corps is implementing a reduced version of the 5th increment of the recreation plan, which includes fisheries enhancement releases from August 13 through September 2. After discussions with the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission, water releases will be in the range of the 70-75 cubic feet per second over inflow with a maximum discharge of 300 cubic feet per second.
It’s important to note that all recreational releases are subject to change based on the potential need for flood control operations.
Release no. 22-019