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  • Flowage Easements

     How it all beganThe Great Flood of 1913 (March 23-March 26)A Few Key Points Death Toll estimated at
  • Grayson Lake

    The impounded waters of the Little Sandy River form the 1,510 acre, 20-mile long Grayson Lake. Narrow and winding, the lake's scenic cliffs range from 30 to 200 feet high above the lake surface. The magnificently sculptured cliffs have a smooth, contoured surface enhanced by centuries of weathering.
  • Greenup Locks and Dam

    The locks were open to navigation in 1962. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers replaced a set of aging gates at the Greenup Locks and Dam in 2012 at a cost of approximately $12 million.
  • History of Bluestone Dam

    History of Bluestone DamDescriptionLOCATION:Hinton vicinity on the New River, approximately 65 miles
  • Huntington District Water Resource Project Agreements

      Huntington District Project Partnership Agreements
  • Jenkins House

    The Robert C. Byrd Dam Replacement Project (RC Byrd Project) was authorized under Section 301(a) of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1986 with funds appropriated by the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1985. The project resulted in two additional lock chambers to the original dam structure, and efforts to mitigate the environmental impacts.
  • John W. Flannagan Lake & North Fork of Pound River Lake Regional Master Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntington District is providing an online public participation presentation to inform and receive public input to begin the process of revising the master plan for the John W. Flannagan & North Fork of Pound River Lake projects as a Regional Master Plan.
  • Leesville Lake

    In Carroll County, Ohio, Leesville Lake is on McGuire Creek, a tributary of Conotton Creek on
  • London Locks and Dam

    Dam Non-navigable, gated dam, top length 557'-5-1/2 . Five roller gates, spanning 100'-3'1/2' between piers. Damming height, 26'. Easements Of an estimated 203 acres in the project, approximately 8 acres fee required for the lock site, 6 acres fee for the abutment site, and flowage easements or other lesser interests over the remaining area.
  • Lower Mud River

    The City of Milton, West Virginia, has a history of flooding dating back to the early 1900s. Several large record flood events have caused public safety issues and economic damage over the years. The need for flood risk management along the Mud River was identified many years ago and the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) completed a study of flooding in the watershed in 1993. NRCS’s recommended plan focused primarily on urban flooding around Milton.
  • Marmet Locks and Dam

    The locks were opened in 1933 and the dam was completed in 1934. A project to repair and expand the Marmet Locks and Dam was completed in 2008. Marmet Locks and Dam are a key component of the transportation infrastructure linking the Kanawha Valley, an important chemical and coal producing area, to its raw materials supply and product markets.
  • Mohawk Dam

    Mohawk Dam was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1938 and was built along with 13 other dams to control flooding within the Muskingum River watershed.  Work began in April 1935 and the dam was completed in September 1937. 
  • Mohicanville Dam

    Built in 1935, Mohicanville Dam, a flood control project, is a dry dam with no permanent pool. The dam site is located on the Lakefork of the Mohican River in northeast Ohio, 171 miles above the mouth of the Muskingum River at Marietta, Ohio.
  • Muskingum River Basin Master Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntington District is beginning the public involvement phase of the Muskingum River Basin Master Plan revision. This stage is to inform the public of the revision process and receive public input. Huntington District is providing an online public participation presentation to inform and receive public input to begin the process of revising the master plan.
  • North Branch Kokosing River Lake

    Kokosing Dam was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for flood control, recreation and wildlife management.  Construction began in June 1970 and was completed in May 1972. The dam has an impervious, waterproof, core with earth-fill and rip-rap rock covering. The dam has an unregulated outlet structure, which means the water can not easily be regulated.
  • North Fork of Pound River Lake

    The North Fork of Pound River is a part of the upper reaches of the Big Sandy system.  On its way to
  • Ohio River Locks and Dams Regional Master Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of updating the Regional Master Plan for six of the locks and dams located on the Ohio River to include Meldahl Locks and Dam, Greenup Locks and Dam, Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dams, Racine Locks and Dam, Belleville Locks and Dam and Willow Island Locks and Dam. Normally, USACE would conduct a face-to-face public workshop to announce the start of the revision and to request comments from the public. However, precautions associated with the COVID-19 virus have made it necessary to conduct the public involvement process online instead of hosting a face-to-face workshop.
  • Paint Creek Lake

    The lake provides flood control (authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1938) for the communities
  • Paint Creek Lake & Deer Creek Lake Regional Master Plan

    The current Master Plan at Paint Creek Lake was published in June 1985, and in June 1984 for Deer Creek Lake. The master plans do not comply with USACE guidance regarding master plans are in need of revision. Changes have occurred over time and need to be captured to reflect the current and future management of the projects. The current master plans and land classifications are in need of revision to address changes in regional land use, population, outdoor recreation trends, and USACE management policy.
  • Paintsville Lake

    Paintsville Lake is a total of 1,139 surface acres. The US Army Corps of Engineers owns a total of
  • Paintsville Lake Regional Master Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntington District is beginning the 30 day review and comment period of the Paintsville Lake project Regional Master Plan revision. This stage is to receive final comments from Stakeholders, the Public, Tribal Nations and other Agencies. The final draft of the Master Plan is linked under the Related Files header below, as well as a slide presentation showing the current status and future actions.
  • Piedmont Lake

    Piedmont Dam is located near the southern border of Harrison County, Ohio, on Stillwater Creek, a tributary of the Tuscarawas River.  At summer elevation the Piedmont Lake pool covers 2,312 acres over portions of Harrison, Belmont, and Guernsey Counties. 
  • Planning Center of Expertise for Inland Navigation (PCXIN) Outreach

    This site provides information on Waterborne Commerce in the United States, with a focus on the Inland Navigation data. Navigation was the Corps of Engineers' earliest Civil Works mission, dating to Federal laws in the 1820’s authorizing and funding the Corps to improve safety on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers by removing snags, debris, and other obstructions. These rivers and the coastal ports were the primary routes of commerce for the new nation.
  • Pleasant Hill Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's Pleasant Hill Dam is right in the middle of two major recreation areas; Mohican State Park and Mohican Memorial Forest below the dam and MWCD's Pleasant Hill Lake Park, created by the dam, above it. The dam and lake are located on the Clear Fork branch of the Mohican River, 6 miles west of Loudonville and 20 miles southeast of Mansfield, Ohio, in Ashland County. 
  • Portsmouth Local Protection Project

    The Portsmouth segment of the Portsmouth/New Boston Local Protection Project is located in Scioto County, Ohio, on the right descending bank of the Ohio River at the mouth of the Scioto River, near Ohio River Mile 355.
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