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  • 2015 Whitewater Releases for Gauley and Russell Fork Rivers

    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.
  • Anticipated Lane Closures During Inspection of Jesse Stuart Bridge

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will inspect of the Jesse Stuart Memorial Bridge Aug. 24 through Aug. 26, 2015.
  • Bakers Run Campground to Reopen

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will reopen Bakers Run Campground at Sutton Lake in Sutton, W.Va., on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015.
  • Burnsville Lake to Host Heritage Day Events

    Burnsville Lake in Burnsville, W. Va., will host Heritage Day on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The annual event offers visitors a chance to experience farm life in central West Virginia through demonstrations and exhibits.
  • Safety on the Blue” Event Aug. 2 at Bluestone Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the “Safety on the Blue” Committee will host the 11th Annual “Safety on the Blue” celebration to promote water safety at Bluestone Lake on Aug. 2, 2015, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bluestone Bridge Parking Lot (Pit Area) near the launch ramp.
  • Sutton Lake Campgrounds Update

    Recent heavy rainfall raised Sutton Lake in Sutton, W.Va., above the normal summer pool elevation, forcing the temporary closure of some of the campgrounds and recreation areas
  • Summersville and Sutton Lake Campgrounds Update

    Recent heavy rainfall raised both Summersville and Sutton Lakes in West Virginia above the normal summer pool elevation, forcing the temporary closure of some of the campgrounds and recreation areas at each location. As both lakes return to their normal summer pool levels, those sites are being opened.
  • Summersville and Sutton Lake Campgrounds Temporarily Closed

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va – Recent heavy rainfall has raised both Summersville and Sutton Lakes in West Virginia above the normal summer pool elevation, forcing the temporary closure of some of the campgrounds and recreation areas at each location.
  • Sutton Dam to Offer Public Tours

    Sutton Dam has been busy in recent weeks, holding back rainfall to try to reduce flooding along the Elk River. Now the public can get a closer look at the dam operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Sutton, W.Va., as tours of the dam will be offered to the public on Sunday, July 26, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Huntington District Changes Command

    On Friday, July 12, 2015, at the Huntington City Hall Auditorium, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District conducted a change of command ceremony. Col. Leon Parrott transferred command of the District to Col. Philip Secrist. The ceremony was presided over by Brig. Gen. Richard Kaiser, Commanding General of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.