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Mild weather contributes to East Branch's low water level

April 18, 2012

Photo by Amy Cherry - Werner Loehlein, water management specialist with the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, is shown at a stakeholders meeting at East Branch Dam on Wednesday morning where he discussed lake levels.

During Wednesday morning's East Branch Dam Safety Project stakeholders meeting, representatives from the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, discussed updates of the project to area residents, local partners and other agency personnel.
Werner Loehlein, water management specialist with the Corps, explained current water levels since the last dam safety meeting held in September.
"East Branch is a multiple-purpose project, with its two primary purposes flood control and low water regulation for water quality," Loehlein said.

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