Tag: Tygart Lake
  • Tygart Lake

    Authorized by the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1935, Tygart Dam was the first of 16 flood control projects in the Pittsburgh District. The project provides flood protection for the Tygart River Valley as well as for the Monongahela and upper Ohio Rivers.Tygart has the capability to store the equivalent run-off of 4.56 inches of precipitation from its