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  • Bluestone Dam Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Dedicate Phase 3 of Dam Safety Assurance Project

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va.. A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of Phase 3 of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Bluestone Dam Safety Assurance Project will be held Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Bellepointe Park in Hinton, W.Va.
  • Corps to Host Public Hearings About Bluestone Dam

    Huntington, W.Va. – Over the next two weeks Public hearings hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District will be offered in Hinton, Montgomery and Charleston, W.Va., to take comments about the proposed dam safety work and environmental impacts that could occur during construction at Bluestone Dam, in Hinton, W.Va
  • Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24

    Huntington, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities such as group picnic shelters. Other agencies and partners that manage recreation areas located on USACE lands are encouraged, but not required, to comply with this waiver of day use fees in the areas they manage.
  • East Lynn Lake Looking for Volunteers for National Public Lands Day

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – East Lynn Lake in East Lynn, W.Va., is looking for volunteers to assist U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees clean up and conduct maintenance work at the lake Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include trash pickup, hiking trail and recreation area maintenance. It’s part of the observance of National Public Lands Day.
  • 2016 Whitewater Releases for Gauley and Russell Fork Rivers

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, has issued the 2016 Whitewater schedule of releases for the Summersville (Gauley River) and John W. Flannagan Lakes (Russell Fork River). The releases are made in conjuction with the normal drawdown of the associated reservoir to its Winter pool. The releases are considered by whitewater enthusiasts who frequent the Gauley and Russell Fork Rivers to be optimal times for whitewater related activities.
  • Summersville Dam to Celebrate 50 Years of Service on Aug. 19

    The Summersville Dam in Summersville, W.Va., will host a special ceremony Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. to observe the 50th Anniversary and Rededication of the projected built and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District.
  • Low Water Levels Affect Recreation Craft at Locks

    HUNTINGTON, WV…Because of low water levels, the Huntington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will limit recreational boat lockages on the Ohio River at three of the navigation locks – the Racine, Belleville and Willow Island Locks – and will only lock recreational craft on even-numbered hours (8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., etc.). The locks on the Kanawha River – Winfield, Marmet and London Locks – will continue normal operations. For more information, call Public Affairs at 304-399-5353.
  • Summersville Campgrounds Reopen

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Summersville Lake experienced its second highest lake pool of record on June 25, 2016. While cleanup and repair efforts continue, here’s the status of the recreation areas at Summersville: * Battle Run Campground will reopen for walk-in camping Friday, July 29. Reservations can be made for August 1 through September 5 at www.recreation.gov, or call 877-444-6777. * Battle Run Beach will reopen Saturday, July 30. * All other recreation areas and facilities are open to the public. This includes the Long Point Marina boat ramp and restroom, Salmon Run boat ramp and restroom, Battle Run boat ramps and restroom, Damsite Picnic Area and overlooks. * Muddlety Kayak/Canoe Launch Facility will remain closed for the season. For a recording of the lake and recreation area conditions, call 304-872-5809 – the information will be updated daily.
  • Bluestone Dam to Host “Safety on the Blue” Water Safety Event on Aug. 7

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Safety on the Blue Committee will host the 12th Annual “Safety on the Blue” celebration to promote water safety at Bluestone Lake on Aug. 7, 2016. Registration begins at noon. and the program begins at 1 p.m and concludes at 4 p.m. This year’s event will be held at Bellepoint Park.
  • Sutton Dam to Host Tours

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Sutton Lake in Sutton, W.Va., will be offering public tours of Sutton Dam on Saturday, July 30, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.