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Posted 7/4/2018

Release no. 18-028

Jeff Hawk
412-713-4626 (cell)
1000 Liberty Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Campsites available for the July 4th weekend


BERLIN LAKE, Deerfield, Ohio – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is informing campers, fishermen and boaters that the Mill Creek Recreational Area campground and boat ramp will re-open Friday, June 29, at 8 a.m.


The campground closed to update the sewer system with a new pump station, dumping station and other components.


The updated components will improve the reliability and effectiveness of the system and provide a more convenient dumping station for visitors.


"We want to thank the public for their patience as we made these improvements,” said Chuck Opet, Berlin Lake resource manager. “We look forward to providing a quality experience for our visitors.” 


Space is available in the campground as the July 4th weekend approaches. Those interested in camping at Mill Creek can reserve a site at www.recreation.gov


For more information about Berlin Lake, contact the Project Office at (330) 547-3801.


Pittsburgh District’s 26,000 square miles include portions of western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, eastern Ohio, western Maryland and southwestern New York. Our jurisdiction includes more than 328 miles of navigable waterways, 23 navigation locks and dams, 16 multi-purpose reservoirs, 42 local flood protection projects and other projects to protect and enhance the nation’s water resources, infrastructure and environment.


The district’s additional missions include water supply, emergency response, and regulation of the Clean Water Act. The Corps often partners with local communities to improve water supply, sanitary sewer and storm water infrastructure. During disasters, the district manages the nation’s emergency power contract which provides temporary power to downed critical infrastructure. District personnel deploy overseas to help build, manage and administer water resource infrastructure projects.


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