Archive: June, 2015
  • June

    Water Safety at Little Beaver Fishing Derby

    Once again, to support the 24th annual fishing derby at Little Beaver State Park, U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Park Rangers Carl Mullins and Travis Daugherty teamed up with West Virginia Division of Natural Resources to bring water safety to the event.
  • Cowan Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion

    Lieutenant Colonel Lewton participates in the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Cowen Wastewater Treatment Plant and tours the newly improved and expanded facilities. The project is part of the Southern West Virginia Environmental Restoration Infrastructure and Resources Protection Development Pilot Program was authorized by Section 340 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1992 (P.L. 102-580), as amended.
  • Alum Creek Lake Named LRD Water Safety Award Winner

    For the past year the ranger and maintenance staff at Alum Creek Lake has continued to set a high standard for water and boating safety education and promotion in the Huntington District. Alum Creek Lake is located in Delaware County, Ohio, north of the City of Columbus between I-71 and US 23. Alum Creek flows south joining Big Walnut Creek, in southeast Columbus, which joins the Scioto River. In addition to Flood Risk Management, Alum Creek Lake supplies water to the metropolitan area of Columbus, Ohio. Other benefits of the lake project are recreation, fish and wildlife management, and downstream water quality. The majority of the lake property is leased to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to operate as a State Park. The Corps of Engineers manages and operates a Visitor Center and the Below Dam Recreation Area, as well as the dam.