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Whitewater release

Published August 18. 2010 05:00PM

The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District has announced that it will hold a whitewater release on Aug. 22 from the Francis E. Walter Dam.

The Corps updated the schedule on Aug. 13, stating whitewater releases after Aug. 21 would be only be made if additional water storage was accumulated; however weekend rainfall has made the release possible.

The Aug. 22 whitewater release will be in the range of 650-750 cubic-feet per second of water. This recreation season, the Francis E. Walter Dam has already completed 17 whitewater releases.

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