Archive: June, 2023
  • Army Corps awards contract for Delaware River maintenance dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Seaward Marine of Norfolk, Va. for $12.9 million to conduct maintenance dredging of portions of the federal channel of the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Trenton.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Philadelphia District is updating the harmful algal bloom status at Blue Marsh Lake from a Watch Status up to a Harmful Algal Bloom Advisory Status. 
  • Senator Carper awarded Gold de Fleury Medal

    Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, the 55th Chief of Engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, presented U.S. Senator Tom Carper of Delaware with the Gold de Fleury award on behalf of the Army Engineer Association during a ceremony today in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
  • Army Corps, Rehoboth Beach to host Town Hall regarding Lakes Management Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Rehoboth Beach will host a public Town Hall meeting Wednesday, June 28, to discuss a draft Lakes Management Plan for Silver Lake and Lake Comegys in Sussex County, Delaware
  • Army Corps updates water release schedule for Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced an update to the 2023 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. With long-term forecasts showing little significant rainfall, USACE anticipates the four scheduled whitewater releases in June will be reduced and evenly allocated based on available water storage. The projected weekend flow during the reduced whitewater events in June will be announced the Wednesday prior to each event.