The Oil Creek gauge at Rouseville is the closest one, but doesn't have a real close relation to the levels on East Sandy. If the Oil Creek gauge is on a declining trend and just above 3.5 feet you can count on East Sandy being too low. As a visual guage - if you can slide over the line of rocks just downstream of the SR2013 bridge (a.k.a. Rockland bridge), you're okay.
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East Sandy Playspot
Near by Pond East Sandy
E. Sandy Cr. PA map KHCC
East Sandy rapid at Deep Hollow (KHCC)
East Sandy surf ledges - KHCC
East Sandy Creek
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Paddlers on the Lehigh River below the Francis E. Walter Dam and Reservoir are concerned that a planned study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners, the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection will lead to a reduction in whitewater boating opportunities on the Lehigh. The study will evaluate the feasibility of various alternatives to optimize project operation. Aside from the project's authorized primary missions of flood risk management and recreation, the study will also consider water supply and water quality, to identify possible improvements to the existing structure, infrastructure, and operations that will support current and future demands within the region. The Army Corps is holding a public meeting on January 9, 2020 at the Mountain Laurel Resort in White Haven, PA from 6-8 p.m. to explain the study and hear public comments. American Whitewater, Appalachian Mountain Club, and other organizations are expected to file comments with the Army Corps prior to the September 29th deadline in order to share our concerns about the study and potential impacts on boating, the outdoor recreation economy, and the Delaware RIver Basin. We encourage our members to attend the public meeting to voice their concerns.
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