US Army Corps of Engineers
Huntington District Website

2013 Whitewater Releases for Gauley and Russell Fork Rivers

Published Aug. 9, 2013

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the 2013 Whitewater schedule of releases for the Summersville and John W. Flannagan Lakes. The releases are made in conjuction with the normal drawdown of the associated reservoir to its Winter pool. The releases are considered by white water enthusiasts who frequent the Gauley and Russell Fork Rivers to be optimal times for whitewater related activities.

Summersville Lake scheduled release dates, times and target flow rates are:

Dates

Friday

 

 

 

Saturday

 

 

 

Sunday

 

 

 

Monday

 

 

 

Target Flow

 

 

 

Sep. 6-9

 

7 a.m. -1 p.m.

 

6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

6 a.m.- 2 p.m.

 

7 a.m.- 1 p.m.

 

2800 cfs

 

Sep. 13-16

 

7 a.m. -1 p.m.

 

6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

7 a.m. -1 p.m.

 

2800 cfs

 

Sep. 20-23

 

7 a.m. -1 p.m.

 

6 a.m. – 3 p.m.

 

6 a.m. – 3 p.m.

 

7 a.m. -2 p.m.

 

2800 cfs

 

Sep. 27-30

 

7 a.m. -1 p.m.

 

6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

7 a.m. -1 p.m.

 

2800 cfs

 

Oct. 4-7

 

7 a.m. -1 p.m.

 

6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

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2800 cfs

 

Oct. 12-13

 

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6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

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2800 cfs

 

Oct. 19-20

 

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6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

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2800 cfs

 

 

 

The Russell Fork River scheduled release dates, times and target flow rates are:

Dates

Times

 

 

 

Flow

 

 

 

Oct. 5-6

 

9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

 

800 cfs

 

Oct. 12-13

 

9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

 

800 cfs

 

Oct. 19-20

 

9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

 

850 cfs

 

Oct. 26-27

 

9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

 

1000 cfs

 


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