News Releases

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USACE gives contractor go-ahead to begin work at Dover Dam

  |  February 2, 2011
Firm expects contrusction to begin in April

MWCD files updated appraisal record

  |  January 28, 2011
The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) recently completed an update to its land parcel information system as required by law.

More than 1,000 tires, other debris removed from reservoirs

  |  January 27, 2011
Metal, pipe, furniture, old fishing line also taken from lakes during work

Early flood warning system coming to Duck Creek watershed

  |  January 26, 2011
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) are partners in the development of the system.

Savings abound at family vacation cabins at Pleasant Hill Lake Park

  |  January 6, 2011
Spring around the corner with a stay in a vacation cabin or house at Pleasant Hill Lake Park

MWCD Board elects officers for 2011, freezes employee wages for 2nd straight year

  |  December 21, 2010
$20 million budget includes $10.1 million for rehabilitation projects at reservoirs, dams

MWCD identifies nearly 500 shoreline rehabilitation projects at the lakes

  |  December 3, 2010
Plans call for 23 projects to be done during winter months of 2010-11

The perfect winter getaway is in a vacation cabin at Atwood Lake Park

  |  December 2, 2010
Reservations being taken now for 2011 at all MWCD lake park family vacation cabins!

Comments still to be accepted by state on Charles Mill horsepower request

  |  November 8, 2010
Division of Watercraft considering petitions, comments from public about request to increase horsepower limit on lake to 30 hp

Meeting set Saturday to discuss horspower limit increase request at Charles Mill Lake

  |  November 2, 2010
Video documents boats of various horsepower on a lake

Winter 'drawdown' of MWCD lakes begins in November as usual

  |  November 2, 2010
Procedure is part of normal management operations of the reservoirs

Vacation cabin reservations for 2011 begin Nov. 1

  |  October 28, 2010
Rates frozen for the 5th consecutive year!

MWCD, USACE prepare to move forward on Dover Dam Safety Assurance Project

  |  October 26, 2010
About 80 public officials, residents attend groundbreaking ceremony

Rt. 250 in Tappan Lake area now open

  |  October 25, 2010
Both lanes are open along construction project zone

Groundbreaking for work at Dover Dam scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 26

  |  October 22, 2010
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, MWCD partner on important project in watershed

Atwood Lake Resort golf course open

  |  October 14, 2010
$18 for 18 holes and cart, seniors receive discount

New issue of LakeViews now available!

  |  October 6, 2010
Click the attached link to read today!

Cabins, Golf Course open at Atwood Lake Resort

  |  October 6, 2010
The vacation cabins and the golf course at Atwood Lodge are open and are taking reservations

Division of Watercraft to host public meeting to discuss horsepower limit at Charles Mill Lake

  |  October 4, 2010
Meeting to be held Nov. 6 at Pleasant Hill Lake Park activity center

MWCD to host free kayak classes at Seneca, Charles Mill lakes

  |  September 29, 2010
Kayaks, all safety equipment supplied

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awards contract for work at Dover Dam

  |  September 28, 2010
MWCD serves as the non-federal cost-share sponsor for the project

Negotiations continuing for sale of Atwood Lodge

  |  September 14, 2010
National resort marketing company talking with other potentially interested partners

Tappan Lake Park, Tappan Marina open, accessible during Rt. 250 work

  |  September 10, 2010
Rt. 250 improvement project expected to last into mid-October

MWCD main office at New Philadelphia closed for the day - Thursday, Sept. 2

  |  September 2, 2010
Due to a power outage and related effects, the MWCD main office at 1319 3rd St. NW, New Philadelphia, will be CLOSED for the day on Thursday, Sept. 2.

Labor Day holiday events this weekend at MWCD lake parks

  |  August 30, 2010
Parks' summer season ends Sept. 7; camping still available all year long

Free kayak class planned Sept. 25 at Tappan Lake Park

  |  August 27, 2010
Kayaks, safety equipment supplied to participants for class

Rt. 250 to be closed after Labor Day in Tappan Lake region

  |  August 25, 2010
Work expected to take 45 days; detours on Rts. 9 and 151

MWCD lakes not affected by algae, are safe for recreation

  |  August 19, 2010
No warnings or other concerns listed at any of the 10 MWCD lakes

MWCD moves forward on sediment study, work planned at Bolivar Dam

  |  August 5, 2010
Agreement signed with Ohio University for research, USACE seeking final approval for partnering plan at Bolivar

Plan now for final fireworks show of summer Sept. 4 at Atwood Park

  |  August 3, 2010
Event will be part of park's Labor Day weekend celebration
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