Archive: July, 2018
  • Army Corps announces weekend water release change from the Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced a change regarding water releases from the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA.
  • North Atlantic Division receives new commanding general

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division from out-going commander Maj. Gen. William H. Graham during a ceremony at Fort Hamilton today.
  • Army Corps to draw down reservoir at Blue Marsh Lake

    PHILADELPHIA, PA (JULY 20, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District has announced it will draw down the pool level at Blue Marsh Lake in preparation for significant forecasted rainfall. The lake is located on the Tulpehocken Creek, a tributary of the Schuylkill River, about four miles northwest of Reading, Pa.
  • Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam

    PHILADELPHIA (July 19, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2018 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. The Army Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be scheduled if enough water storage is accumulated in the reservoir. Precipitation throughout the early part of the summer has enabled the Army Corps to schedule the first three increments of the plan