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October 24, 2016
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Managing the Lackawaxen River; For electricity and recreation

Signs posted at many locations on the Lackawaxen River warn river users that water levels may rise dramatically. While canoers and kayakers come to take advantage of the “white water” thrill, fishermen and women need to take caution not to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
TRR photo by Jane Bollinger

PPL provides a toll-free phone number and website to supply the public with quick information on the Wallenpaupack power plant’s generation schedule, discharge to the Lackawaxen River and lake elevations. The information is updated daily, or when there is a change in the generation schedule. For more information, visit or call 800/807-2474.

The first boating release this season is scheduled for July 5 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Check website for updates.

[Katie Lester is PPL Manager of Community Relations, Wallenpaupack.]