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  • December

    New Technology at R.D. Bailey

    The R. D. Bailey Lake Dam was recently updated with new technology: automated piezometers which were installed on December 9, 2017. A piezometer is a device which measures the pressure of groundwater at specific points and assists engineers with monitoring a dam’s overall performance. This new system automatically logs data readings and streamlines the data collection process for R. D. Bailey’s piezometers. The R. D. Bailey Lake Dam was recently updated with new technology: automated piezometers were installed on December 9, 2017. A piezometer is a device which measures the pressure of groundwater at specific points and assists engineers with monitoring a dam’s overall performance. This new system automatically logs data readings and streamlines the data collection process for R. D. Bailey’s piezometers.
  • September

    Regulatory Division Participates in Outdoor Adventure at R.D. Bailey Lake

    Cecil Cox and Aca Ramey of the Huntington District Regulatory Office attended the first Great Outdoor Adventures event, at R.D. Bailey Lake on September 30th 2017. In total it was estimated about 360 members of the public attended the event.
  • Student Conservation Association intern at R.D. Bailey Lake

    During the summer of 2017, R.D. Bailey Lake hosted its first ever Student Conservation Association (SCA) intern, Brady Shrader. He grew up thirty minutes from the project so right at home as he worked alongside park rangers. On a typical day, they conducted land and boat patrols, contacted visitors regarding safety concerns, assisted with water safety outreach programs, and created a live animal interpretive display for the visitor center.
  • April

    District Spotlight—R.D. Bailey Lake

    This project was called the Justice Reservoir, during the planning stages. In 1965, Congress changed the name in honor of the late Judge R.D. Bailey, a lawyer, state senator, prosecuting attorney, and a leader in Wyoming County education. Judge Bailey also was circuit judge of Wyoming and Mingo counties during the bloody coal mine wars of the 1920's.