US Army Corps of Engineers
Huntington District Website Website

2015 Whitewater Releases for Gauley and Russell Fork Rivers

Published Aug. 28, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the 2015 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 whitewater 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. 11-14

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. 18-21

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. 25-28

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

Oct. 2-5

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. 9-12

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. 17-18

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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. 3-4

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

800 cfs

Oct. 10-11

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

800 cfs

Oct. 17-18

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

850 cfs

Oct. 24-25

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

1000 cfs

 

For more information regarding whitewater releases please visit:

www.lrh-wc.usace.army.mil/wc/whitewater.html .

 

 Each project can be directly contacted by calling: 304-872-5809 for Summersville Lake and 276-835-1438 for Flannagan Lake.

 


Contact
Public Affairs Office
304-399-5353
pa2@usace.army.mil

Release no. PA 15-36