Reclaiming Ohi:yo'- Restoring the Altered Landscape of the Beautiful River

The Allegheny Reservoir: A Visual Depiction of Water Levels

During summer, water covers our land that we have used for generations. In fall, much of the water reserves are lowered at the discretion of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

As the reservoir is gradually brought down to winter pool elevation it leaves behind vast tracts of land. The mudflats that are left behind are a reminder of the land that was lost and show the continued environmental impacts, such as erosion and sedimentation.

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