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Conowingo Dam Above 90 Percent Capacity For Sediment Storage

February 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

The Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River is at about 92 percent capacity for sediment storage according to new U.S. Geological Survey research. Since the dam’s construction in 1929, sediment and nutrients have been building up behind it, being released…