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  • Army Corps and City of Philadelphia celebrate ecosystem restoration

    PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District and the Philadelphia Water Department celebrated the completion of a first-of-its-kind ecosystem restoration project during an April 25 ribbon cutting and site tour event at Morris Park in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia.
  • Army Corps to hold final water releases of season from Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District has announced the Francis E. Walter Dam has enough water storage for a final addition to the 2013 recreation plan. The Army Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be added if enough water storage is accumulated in the reservoir. Wet conditions throughout the summer have allowed the Corps to add the 10th and final increment of the plan.
  • 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.