CONOWINGO, Md. (WJZ) — Officials have opened spill gates in the Conowingo Dam Wednesday to help prevent flooding along the banks of the Susquehanna River.
As of 10 a.m., 12 spill gates are open in the dam, Maryland Natural Resources report.READ MORE: Gervonta Davis' Longtime Trainers Sit Down With Rick Ritter Ahead Of Staples Center Fight
The dam is operating under spill conditions.READ MORE: Poinsettias, Trains Help H.P. Rawlings Conservancy Get 'Back On Track'
According to DNR, the rover is flowing at 246,00 cubic feet per second. There is a possibility of 13 gates opening later Wednesday and marine debris is likely to follow.
If you encounter hazardous marine debris, contact the Natural Resources Police at (410) 260-8888 or the U.S. Coast Guard at (410) 576-2693. Please continue to use extreme caution when out on the water.MORE NEWS: Essex Spreads Holiday Cheer With Christmas Tree Lighting