Search
Monday, April 15th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Monday, April 15th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Dam project sends sediment load into Pennsylvania trout stream, canceling three scheduled stockings

Muddy water from Roaring Brook enters the Lackawanna River near Scranton, Pa. Dam repair work on a reservoir owned by Pennsylvania American Water resulted in a deluge of sediment being released into Roaring Brook, which is a stocked trout stream. (Photo by Owen Worozbyt)

A deluge of sediment into a stocked trout stream in Lackawanna County has forced the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission to cancel scheduled stockings while county commissioners are calling for an investigation into the incident.
In early February, Pennsylvania American Water began work to rehabilitate a dam on Dunmore Reservoir No. 7. The 150-year old reservoir is part of a $17 million dam rehabilitation project required by the state Department of Environmental Protection.

digital devicesThis content is restricted to subscribers of OutdoorNews.com. If you are already an OutdoorNews.com subscriber, you can log in here. If you are not and would like to read this and all the other great content OutdoorNews.com has to offer, click here.

Share on Social

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Email

Hand-Picked For You

Related Articles

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to OutdoorNews.com and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to OutdoorNews.com? Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.


Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
Name
What outdoor activities interest you?