Orrville Surrenders Application Before FERC

The City of Orrville, OH, has surrendered its license for the Pike Island hydropower project before FERC.

The project, authorized for 49.5 MW and never constructed, would have been located at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pike Island Locks and Dam on the Ohio River in Ohio County, West Virginia, and Belmont County, Ohio.

A recent progress report filed by GenPower Services, the City’s agent, had stated-


Presentation on the Story of the Muskingum River Locks and Dams

A lecture about river system and locks & dams, will be presented at the Ohio River Museum, on Marietta, OH on April 6, 3:00-4:30 pm. The presentation entitled "Oh Dams! The Story of the Muskingum River Locks and Dams" will discuss the lock and dam system running from Zanesville to Marietta.