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Be a part of the solution to lake pollution!

RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pennsylvania  — The Friends of Raystown Lake and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers [Read More]
Published: Mar-29-16

Final report released analyzing sediment and pollution flow impacts to Chesapeake Bay from Conowingo Dam

The final Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report is now available. The draft report was released for public comment Nov. 13, 2014. The report concludes that following through on the blueprint to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries will have a much greater and longer-lasting effect on water quality than addressing the Conowingo Dam's reduced capacity to trap sediment. However, if the additional nutrient and sediment load impacts from the Conowingo Dam are not addressed, Bay water-quality standards will not be met by 2025 in three mid-Bay segments - even with full watershed implementation plan achievement. [Read More]
Published: Mar-10-16

Administration’s fiscal 2017 budget calls for $109.3 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District’s Civil Works program

The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 (FY 2017) includes roughly $109.3 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. This funding allows Baltimore District to continue to maintain and improve water resources infrastructure, bringing economic and environmental returns to the Nation, while reducing risks to public safety. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-16

Baltimore District welcomes its 67th commander

Col. Edward P. Chamberlayne became the 67th commander of the Baltimore District, during a traditional military change of command ceremony Friday at Fort McHenry. He assumed command from Col. J. Richard Jordan III who has commanded the Baltimore District for the past three years. Chamberlayne, a native of Alexandria, Virginia, will now command the Corps district that includes his hometown. [Read More]
Published: Jul-17-15

Jennings Randolph Lake announces Fourth of July scheduled activities

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Jennings Randolph Lake will host tours of the dam, interpretative programs and other family friendly activities as part of this year’s (2014) Fourth of July weekend. [Read More]
Published: Jun-25-14

Raystown Lake announces access roads openings, hunting stand rules

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake will open select access roads to accommodate various upcoming hunting seasons. Unannounced closures of gated roads are possible due to weather, road conditions or special activities such as logging operations. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-13

Army Corps’ schedules maintenance drawdown at Raystown Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake plans to conduct a drawdown of Raystown Lake beginning October 15 for scheduled maintenance repairs. The actual start and end dates of the drawdown could change pending weather and lake conditions. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-13

Corps of Engineers celebrates National Public Lands Day, creates habitat

The Baltimore District at Jennings Randolph Lake will host their 20th Annual National Public Lands Day event, Sept. 28. The staff with local Boy Scouts of America and the Friends of Jennings Randolph Lake will add bundled Christmas trees donated for recycling earlier this year to the lake creating cover for fish and enhancing nursery habitat for juvenile fish. In turn, this will benefit shoreline fishing and overall fish habitat at Jennings Randolph Lake. [Read More]
Published: Sep-19-13

Corps of Engineers Baltimore District launches new phone App

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District recently launched a mobile App to enhance the way visitors are able to access important information about district flood control and recreation projects, navigation, contracting opportunities, and water safety. [Read More]
Published: Sep-11-13
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