¿Deep Creek is one of Maryland¿s only four-season areas for outdoor activities,¿ says Carney. The winter season typically runs from Thanksgiving through mid-March, and Garrett County¿s annual snowfall averages about 100 inches. Wisp Resort, a hot spot for weekend travelers, offers snowboarding, skiing, tubing and snowmobiling.
Dredging millions of tons of sediment from the Susquehanna River upriver of Conowingo dam would potentially cost billions of dollars and do relatively little to help the Chesapeake Bay compared with current pollution cleanup efforts, a new federal-state study says.
Given the level of control these meters are theoretically capable of handing over to the power company, and the track record of the power industry over those years, however, it's reasonable for people to be a bit agitated by the change.
The lingering issue of the millions of tons of sediment trapped behind Conowingo Dam – and what should be done about it – was a major point of discussions Wednesday during a public information session at Harford Community College on the re-licensing process for the hydroelectric dam on the Susquehanna River.
The body of a swimmer missing since Sunday night in Patapsco Valley State Park was found Monday afternoon in turbulent waters of the Patapsco River just below the Bloede Dam, a spokesman for Maryland Natural Resources Police said.
Search crews with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources are scheduled to return to the Bloede Dam in Patapsco Valley State Park this morning to resume a search for a swimmer who went missing Sunday night
About 158 homeowners lease the riverfront land that their cottages sit on from Exelon Generation Co, the utility that operates the nearby Conowingo Dam. They must face inspection to see if they meet code.