Archive: 2018
  • Recycling Christmas Trees at Sutton Lake

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va –   Live-cut Christmas trees can be put to good use after the holidays by donating them to the Christmas Tree Recycling Program sponsored by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Sutton Lake in Sutton, W.Va. Residents and merchants with unsold trees can donate them by bringing them to the drop-off locations at the South Abutment Wooden Fishing Pier behind the dam or the Bee Run Launch Ramp. Trees will be accepted through Feb. 2, 2019.
  • John W. Flannagan Dam Winter Drawdown Release Schedule

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will modify its current winter drawdown process at Flannagan Dam to extend the whitewater season into November, which will allow additional downstream recreation opportunities.
  • Grayson Lake 50th Anniversary Celebration Announced

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District announces that it will hold a 50th Anniversary celebration, Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Grayson Lake Dam Site Recreation Area 1-5p.m. This is a free event and open to the public with family and children activities and local entertainment. It will also include several prominent speakers and the establishment of a time capsule that will be opened on the dam’s 100th anniversary.
  • Flannagan Drawdown Public Meeting Announced

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting to inform the public and seek their input regarding potential changes to the winter drawdown process at the John W. Flannagan Dam, located in Dickenson County, Virginia, on Sept. 27, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Conference Center at the Breaks Interstate Park, 627 Commission, Cir., Breaks, Va.
  • Historic Resources Associated with the Pomeroy Streambank Protection Project

    In order to assess mitigation strategies for effects to historic resources, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntington District, is holding a public meeting to provide project information and gather public comments and concerns.
  • Pleasant Hill Dam to Host Public Tours

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be offering public tours of Pleasant Hill Dam at 1041 County Road 3006 in Perrysville, Ohio, on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is part of the Ohio Open Doors week put on by the Ohio History Connection.
  • Sutton Dam to Host Public Tours, 5K Run

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va – If you’re one of the hundreds of fishermen, boaters and residents who enjoy the Elk River, and you’ve wondered why the river is high or low, clear or muddy, or how Sutton Dam works and prevents major flooding, you can learn more about the structure during tours being offered to the public
  • Low Water Levels Affect Recreation Craft at Locks

    Because of low water levels, the Huntington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will limit recreational boat lockage on the Ohio River.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Identifies Long-Term Disaster Recovery Projects to be Accomplished with 2018 Supplemental Funding

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced additional work that it plans to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law Feb. 9, 2018 which includes nearly $900 million for five separate flood risk management projects in the Huntington District.
  • Flannagan Dam Project Office Closed

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has permanently closed the project office at John W. Flannagan Dam & Reservoir at 192 White Water Road in Haysi, Va., after an inspection revealed safety concerns about the rock wall next to the structure.