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  • Maintenance at Robert C. Byrd Locks Limits Recreational Lockages

    Huntington, W.Va. – Maintenance planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, will limit recreational boat lockages at the Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam on the Ohio River in Gallipolis, Ohio, beginning Aug. 19, 2019, and continuing until Sept. 30, 2019.
  • Pike County Flood Risk Management Meeting on Aug. 1

    Huntington, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a meeting on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for Pike County area officials and emergency management personnel to examine roles during an emergency and their response to a major flood simulation.
  • Potential Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) concern at Leesville and Atwood Lakes

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The Huntington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has determined that conditions exist in the outlet works area at Leesville Lakes in Bowerston, Ohio, and Atwood Lake in Mineral City, Ohio, that could result in the presence and possible release of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gases.
  • Bluestone Fishing Pier Dedication July 9

    HUNTINGTON, W.VA. – The public is invited to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new fishing pier in Bluestone State Park near Hinton, W.Va., on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.
  • Maintenance at Willow Island Locks Limits Recreational Lockages

    Huntington, W.Va. – Maintenance planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, will limit recreational boat lockages at the Willow Island Locks and Dam on the Ohio River in Newport, Ohio, beginning July 8, 2019, and continuing until Sept. 30, 2019.
  • Corps Seeks Assistance in Solving Crime at Burnsville Lake

    BURNSVILLE LAKE, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks assistance in identifying the individuals(s) who damaged government property at Burnsville Lake in Burnsville, W.Va. According to Resource Manager Rick Pingley, a John Deere Bulldozer was vandalized above the Riffle Run Left Fork Day-Use Area when vandals removed filters, belts, the oil cap, a fire extinguisher, and fluids from the dozer. The damage was done sometime before 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019.
  • Kids Fishing Tournament at East Lynn Lake

    HUNTINGTON, W.VA… The 19th annual “Kids Fishing Tournament” is scheduled for Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Lick Creek Pond at East Lynn Lake in East Lynn, W.Va.  The tournament features three age categories: 6 years old and under, 7 to 11 years old, and 12 to 15 years old. Trophies will be given to participants who catch the most, smallest, and largest fish within the three age categories. Sign-in begins at 8:45 a.m., fishing starts at 9:30 a.m., and the tournament will end at 11:30 a.m.
  • Corps of Engineers to Host ‘Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz’

    MINERAL CITY, OH… As part of the national ‘Parks for Pollinators’ campaign, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, staff from the Ohio State University Bee Lab, SWARM, and the Ohio Invasive Plants Council, will host a BioBlitz event on June 1, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Atwood Dam at 3434 State Route 212 NE in Mineral City, Ohio.
  • New Life Jacket Loaner Station at Atwood Lake

    Mineral City, OH – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with boating safety nonprofit, the Sea Tow Foundation, has announced the opening of a new Life Jacket Loaner Station at Atwood Lake in Mineral City, Ohio, starting May 24, 2019.
  • Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season

    Summer is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reminds visitors to be aware of the importance of practicing safe, sensible and thoughtful activities in and around the water.