Lehigh River Release Dates 2019
In 2019, planned dates (24) for whitewater releases are listed below. All other dates during the recreation season, until the weekend of October 12,13 have a planned fisheries augmentation release of at least 50 cubic feet per second if sufficient water is available.
May: 11, 18, 25, 26
June: 8, 9, 22, 23
July: 6, 7, 20, 21, 27, 28
August: 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24*, 25*, 31*
October: as provided by end of year releases around the weekend of 12-13 October**
*Releases will depend on seasonal precipitation and water accumulation.
**The Oct. 12-13 weekend release is intended to provide a means of releasing any excess water that may have accumulated during the recreation season. This is the last added increment for the 2019 recreation plan, please refer to Increment 10 for a detailed description of this event as starting dates may vary. Fisheries releases through the season will be accommodated before the final weekend (Oct 12-13) release will be considered.