Army Corps adds September whitewater release to schedule

Published Aug. 20, 2012


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.

The schedule now includes 22 whitewater releases in 2012. The Corps will announce at a later date if it is able to hold additional whitewater releases on September 2 and 14.

Steve Rochette

Release no. 12-013