Conemaugh River Lake, partners cohost outdoor safety festival

Published July 1, 2019
Updated: June 20, 2019

SALTSBURG, Pennsylvania – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District and the Tunnelton Volunteer Fire Department will be cohosting an outdoor festival at Conemaugh dam on Saturday, June 22.

Who: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, local community organizations and first responders.

What: Conemaugh Dam and the Tunnelton VFD are cohosting a free event promoting outdoor safety and highlighting local community organizations. The festival will include dam tours, children’s activities, safety demonstrations, and a free lunch. A variety of agencies will provide booths for attendees to talk to.


Where: Conemaugh River Lake 1665 Auen Road, Saltsburg, PA 15618.

When: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Why: The Army Corps and local community organizations seek to promote outdoor safety, raise awareness about the reservoir, and instruct the community on a variety of safety topics.

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.

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Release no. 19-011