Archive: July, 2013
  • Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District has updated the recreation plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam. The Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be added if enough water storage is accumulated in the reservoir. Wet conditions in the spring and summer have allowed the Corps to add the first four increments of the plan
  • Blue Marsh Lake rangers remind visitors to play it safe

    The Fourth of July week is upon us and the staff at Blue Marsh Lake is encouraging visitors to have fun, stay safe, and make it home alive. The week of the Fourth of July is the busiest week of the year at the project site, where people enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, hiking and more. While outdoor recreation is fun and healthy, we urge visitors to plan for the unexpected and think about these three safety tips this Fourth of July week.