Tag: fishery
  • September

    Gathright Dam pulse release scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 23

    Operators at Gathright Dam near Covington, Virginia will conduct a pulse release Wednesday.
  • Gathright Dam ‘test pulse’ to increase Jackson River water flow

    State and federal agencies will use Gathright Dam near Covington, Va. to simulate a storm event on the Jackson River Oct. 3. The test pulse, conducted by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, will begin at approximately 6 a.m. and peak at 3,500 cubic feet per second.