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  • Bolivar Dam Seepage Barrier Construction Begins

    Huntington, W.Va. – The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District (USACE) announces the beginning of construction of the first portion of the seepage barrier at Bolivar Dam. The barrier is an underground concrete wall that will substantially reduce seepage beneath the dam, which has been observed during historical flood events such as in 2005 and 2008.
  • Zoar Draft DSMS Public Available for Public Comment

    Huntington, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District has prepared a draft Dam Safety Modification Report (DSMR) / draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) and a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Zoar Levee & Diversion Dam, Dam Safety Modification Study and made them available for public review and comment.
  • Meldahl Recreation Facilities Temporary Fishing Access Reopens

    Huntington, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District announces the reopening of a temporary fishing access at the recreation area downstream of the Meldahl Locks and Dam on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River.
  • Bluestone Dam to Temporarily Stop Flows Oct. 8

    Huntington, W.Va. – The water flowing through the Bluestone Dam in Hinton, W.Va., will be temporarily stopped by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Oct. 8, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to allow Corps personnel to conduct a regular periodic inspection of the sluice gates.
  • Huntington District Participates in Nationwide Campaign

    Huntington, W.Va. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District today announced its participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.
  • Battle of Bulltown Reenactment to be Held at Burnsville Lake

    Huntington, W.Va. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Burnsville Lake will host a “Living History Event” commemorating the Civil War Battle of Bulltown at the Bulltown Historical Area, Fort and Battlefield in Napier, W.Va., on Friday, Oct. 10, Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.
  • Huntington District artifacts transferred to the Veterans Curation Program

    Huntington, W.Va. – Thanks to the efforts of a team of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) archaeological experts, artifacts from nine West Virginia project sites have been transferred to the Veterans Curation Program (VCP) from storage at the Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville, W.Va.
  • Initial Watershed Assessment for the Scioto River Basin

    Huntington, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, announces that it has begun an Initial Watershed Assessment (IWA) for the Scioto River Basin under the authority of Section 729 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986, to better define the water resources related problems and opportunities within the Scioto River Basin.
  • Volunteers Needed for National Public Lands Day Event Oct. 4 at East Lynn Lake

    Huntington, W.Va. – As part of National Public Lands Day on Oct. 4, 2014, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at East Lynn Lake in East Lynn, W.Va., will welcome volunteers to help with trail maintenance, and shoreline and backcountry area clean-up.
  • Meldahl Recreation Facilities Improvements Require Temporary Closure

    Huntington, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District announces the temporary closure of the recreation area downstream of the Meldahl Locks and Dam on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River beginning Sept. 8, 2014 for approximately two months.