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Shutting Down the New River

USACE, Huntington District
Published June 30, 2014
Shutting Down the New River

Shutting Down the New River

The water flowing through the Bluestone Dam in Hinton, W.Va., was temporarily stopped on April 4, 2014, to allow survey teams to map the downriver side of the dam. It was a rare opportunity to see the bed of the New River below the dam. The Corps planned the event in cooperation with the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources to ensure minimal impacts to aquatic species, the lake, the river, recreation and local wildlife.