Successful Season on the Lehigh
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District announced it will begin drawing
down the pool of the Francis E. Walter Dam to its winter level starting Oct. 17. The draw down
follows the completion of the recreation season, which included
all 24 planned whitewater release events and numerous fisheries enhancement
February Lehigh Meeting Rescheduled
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners rescheduled a meeting originally planned for 2/1/11, to 2/16/11. The Army Corps will announce the Francis E. Walter Dam Flow Management Plan and discuss its implementation for the 2011 recreation season.
Corps Announces Lehigh Water Shortage (PA)
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District has updated the Francis E. Walter Dam water release schedule for the remainder of the 2010 recreation season. The current level of water storage will not allow the Corps to complete whitewater releases after Aug. 29; however if additional storage is accumulated, the Corps will add releases.
Lehigh Management Plan to be Released at Meeting
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners will host a public meeting to announce the Francis E. Walter Dam Flow Management Plan and discuss its implementation for the 2010 recreation season. The meeting will be held Feb. 18 at the Mountain Laurel Resort, Route 940 West, White Haven, Pa., from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
2009 Lehigh Release Schedule Announced
The Army Corps of Engineers recently announced the 2009 schedule of releases from the Francis E. Walter dam on the Lehigh River. You can read the ACOE Release Notice, or you may also check the AW event calender for the release dates.
Lehigh Meeting January 21st (PA)
[UPDATED] The Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) is hosting a public meeting to discuss the 2009 Francis E. Walter (Lehigh River) Flow Management Plan and to provide comments and input for consideration. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Mountain Laurel Resort on Route 940 near White Haven, Pa.