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CHAPTER III—CORPS OF ENGINEERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Part 311 312
Public use of certain reservoir areas.
ects. Water resource development projects having joint regulations. Public use of Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge and Great Salt Plains
Dam and Reservoir Area, Salt Fork of Arkansas River, Oklahoma. Public use of certain navigable reservoir areas.
Part 311-PUBLIC USE OF CERTAIN
RESERVOIR AREAS Sec. 311.1 Areas covered. 311.2 Boats, commercial. 311.3 Boats and other vessels, private. 311.4 Mooring, care and sanitation of boats
and floating facilities. 311.5 Swimming and bathing. 311.6 Hunting and fishing. 311.7 Camping. 311.8 Picnicking. 311.9 Access to water areas. 311.10 Destruction of public property. 311.11 Firearms and explosives. 311.12 Gasoline and oil storage. 311.13 Sanitation. 311.14 Advertisements. 311.15 Unauthorized solicitations and busi
ness activities. 311.16 Commercial operations. 311.17 Dogs. 311.18 Recreational activity programs. 311.19 Abandonment of personal property. 311.20 Discriminatory practices prohibited.
AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part 311 issued under sec. 4, 58 Stat. 889, as amended; 16 U.S.C. 460d.
SOURCE: The provisions of this part 311 appear at 24 F.R. 8496, Oct. 21, 1959, unless otherwise noted.
§ 311.1 Areas covered.
The regulations contained in this part shall be applicable to:
Arkansas Beaver Reservoir Area, White River. Blakely Mountain Reservoir Area (Lake
Ouachita), Ouachita River. Blue Mountain Reservoir Area, Petit Jean
River. Isabella Reservoir Area, Kern River. Lake Mendocino Reservoir Area, Eastern Fork
of Russian River. New Hogan Reservoir Area, Calaveras River. North Fork Reservoir Area, North Fork Amer
Colorado Cherry Creek Reservoir Area, Cherry Creek. John Martin Reservoir Area, including Lake Hasty, Arkansas River.
Connecticut Colebrook Reservoir Area, West Branch,
Farmington River. Hop Brook Reservoir Area, Hop Brook. Hancock Branch Reservoir Area, Hancock
Brook. Mansfield Hollow Reservoir Area, Natchaug
River. Northfield Brook Reservoir Area, Northfield
Brook. Thomaston Reservoir Area, Naugatuck River. West Thompson Reservoir Area, Quinebaug River.
sho) River. Elk City Reservoir Area, Elk River. Fall River Reservoir Area, Fall River. Hulah Reservoir Area, Caney River. John Redmond Reservoir Area, Grand (Neo
sho) River. Kanopolis Reservoir Area, Smoky Hill River. Muford Reservoir Area, Republican River. Pomona Reservoir Area, One Hundred Ten
Mile Creek. Toronto Reservoir Area, Verdigris River. Tuttle Creek Reservoir Area, Big Blue River. Wilson Reservoir Area, Saline River.
Grayson Reservoir Area, Little Sandy River.
Maryland Youghiogheny River Reservoir Area, Youghiogheny River.
Massachusetts Barre Falls Reservoir Area, Ware River. Birch Hill Reservoir Area, Millers River. Buffumville Reservoir Area, Little River. Conant Brook Reservoir Area, Conant Brook, East Brimfield Reservoir Area, Quinebaug
River. Hodges Village Reservoir Area, French River. Knightville Reservoir Area, Westfield River. Littleville Reservoir Area, Middle Branch of
Westfield River. Tully Reservoir Area, East Branch of Tully
River. West Hill Reservoir Area, West River. Westville Reservoir Area, Quinebaug River.
Mississippi Arkabutla Reservoir Area, Coldwater River. Enid Reservoir Area, Yocona River. Grenada Reservoir Area, Yalobusha and
Skuna Rivers. Sardis Reservoir Area, Little Tallahatchie River.
Missouri Bull Shoals Reservoir Area, White River. Clearwater Reservoir Area, Black River. Norfolk Reservoir Area, North Fork River. Pomme de Terre Reservoir Area, Pomme de
Clark Lake), Missouri River. Harian County Reservoir Area, Republican River.
New Hampshire Blackwater Reservoir Area, Blackwater River. Edward MacDowell Reservoir Area, Nubanu
sit Brook. Everett Reservoir Area, Piscataquog River. Franklin Falls Reservoir Area, Pemigewasset
River. Hopkinton Reservoir Area, Contoocook River. Otter Brook Reservoir Area, Otter Brook. Surry Mountain Reservoir Area, Ashuelot River.
New Mexico Abiqulu Reservoir Area, Rio Chama. Conchas Reservoir Area, Canadian River. Jemez Canyon Reservoir Area, Jemez River. Two Rivers Reservoir Area, Rio Hondo.
New York Almond Reservoir Area, Canacadea Creek. East Sidney Reservoir Area, Ouleout Creek. Whitney Point Reservoir Area, Otselic River.
North Carolina John H. Kerr Reservoir Area, Roanoke River. Wilkesboro Reservoir Area, Yadkin River.
Oklahoma Canton Reservoir Area, North Canadian
River. Eufaula Reservoir Area, Canadian River. Fort Gibson Reservoir Area, Grand (Neosho)
River. Fort Supply Reservoir Area, Wolf Creek. Keystone Reservoir Area, Arkansas River. Heyburn Reservoir Area, Polecat Creek. Hulah Reservoir Area, Caney River. Lake Texoma and the Denison Reservoir
Area, Red River.
Willamette River. Dexter Reservoir Area, Middle Fork Wil
lamette River. Dorena Reservoir Area, Row River. Fall Creek Reservoir Area, Fall Creek. Fern Ridge Reservoir Area, Long Tom River. Foster Reservoir Area, South Santiam River. Green Peter Reservoir Area, Middle Santiam
River. Lookout Point Reservoir Area, Middle Fork Willamette River.
Pennsylvania Alvin R, Bush Reservoir Area, Kettle Creek. Bear Creek Reservoir Area, Lehigh River. Conemaugh River Reservoir Area, Cone
maugh River. Crooked Creek Reservoir Area, Crooked Creek. Curwensville Reservoir Area, West Branch
Susquehanna River. Loyalhanna Reservoir Area, Loyalhanna
Creek. Mahoning Creek Reservoir Area, Mahoning
Creek. Prompton Reservoir Area, Lackawaxen River. Shenango River Reservoir Area, Shenango
River. Tionesta Reservoir Area, Tionesta Creek. Youghiogheny River Reservoir Area, Youghio
Clark Lake), Missouri River.
Texas Bardwell Reservoir Area, Waxahachie Creek. Belton Reservoir Area, Leon River. Benbrook Reservoir Area, Clear Fork of the
Trinity River. Canyon Reservoir Area, Guadalupe River. Dam B Reservoir Area, Neches River. Ferrells Bridge Reservoir Area, Cypress Creek. Garza-Little Elm (Lewisville) Reservoir
Area, Elm Fork, Trinity River. Grapevine Reservoir Area, Denton Creek. Hords Creek Reservoir Area, Hords Creek. Lake Texoma and the Denison Reservoir Area,
Red River. Lavon Reservoir Area, East Fork Trinity
River. Navarro Mills Reservoir Area, Richland Creek, Pat Mayse Reservoir Area, Sanders Creek. Proctor Reservoir Area, Leon River. San Angelo Reservoir Area, North Concho
River. North Springfield Reservoir Area, Black
River. Townshend Reservoir Area, West River. Union Village Reservoir Area, Ompompanoosuc River.
Virginia Bluestone Reservoir Area, New River. John H. Kerr Reservoir Area, Roanoke River. John W. Flannagan Reservoir Area, Pound
Fork of Pound River.
prior to issuing a permit for its operaBluestone Reservoir Area, New River.
tion on the reservoir. All boats perSummersville Reservoir Area, Gauley River.
mitted on the reservoir shall be equipped Sutton Reservoir Area, Elk River.
for safe operation and operated in a safe NOTE: For amendments to this section, sem
manner in accordance with instructions the List of Sections Affected.
issued by the District Engineer. These
instructions may provide that the opera§ 311.2 Boats, commercial.
tion of speed boats and water skiing acNo boat, barge or other vessel shall be tivities shall be confined to areas of placed upon or operated upon any water water designated by the District Engiof the reservoir for a fee or profit, either neer for such activities. as a direct charge to a second party or as (d) Boathouses, houseboats, cabin an incident to other services provided to cruisers and other vessels may be placed the second party, except as specifically and operated on the reservoirs, except authorized by lease, license, or conces- that such facility shall not be utilized sion contract with the Department of for human habitation at a fixed or perthe Army.
manent mooring point and if equipped
with toilets and galleys shall not be § 311.3 Boats and other vessels, private.
placed on reservoirs with small perma(a) The operation of boats, house- nent pools. Such vessels may be barred boats, cabin cruisers and other vessels from other reservoirs by the District on the reservoir for fishing and recrea- Engineer with the concurrence of the tional use is permitted except in pro- Chief of Engineers in those reservoirs in hibited areas designated by the District which the waters thereof are used for Engineer in charge of the reservoir area domestic water supply when the District and subject to the regulations contained Engineer determines that such use is in this part.
contrary to the public health and safety. (b) Except for the reservoirs listed
[24 F.R. 8496, Oct. 21, 1959, as amended at in this paragraph and those reservoirs 32 F.R. 13280, Sept. 20, 1967) covered in this part where the boat or other vessel is registered and displays a
§ 311.4 Mooring, care and sanitation of
boats and floating facilities. valid State or U.S. Coast Guard number for the type of vessel in use, a permit
(a) All boats or other vessels when shall be obtained from the District En- not in actual use must be either removed gineer or his authorized representative from the reservoir, securely moored at for placing and operating a vessel on the authorized docks or boathouses where reservoir for any one period longer than supervision by the owner or his repre3 days. No charge will be made for this sentative is provided on a 24-hour-day permit. The permit shall be kept aboard basis, or placed in the care of a marina the vessel at all times that the vessel is concessionare, State or local managing in operation on the reservoir. The Dis- agency or other party authorized to care trict Engineer in charge of th area or for floating equipment on a 24-hour-day his authorized representative shall have basis. authority to revoke the permit and to (b) All boats, barges and other vessels require removal of the vessel upon failure or floating facilities will be moored only of the permittee to comply with the terms in locations designated by the District and conditions of the permit or with the Engineer or his designated representaregulations in this part.
tive. All floating or stationary mooring
facilities will be constructed in accordIDAHO
ance with plans and a permit approved Albeni Falls Reservoir Area, Pend Oreille
by the District Engineer or his desigRiver. WASHINGTON
nated representative. He shall have au
thority to revoke such permit and require Chief Joseph Reservoir Area, Columbia River.
removal of the facility for failure of the (c) Unsafe boats or other vessels will
permittee to comply with the terms and not be permitted on the reservoir. The conditions of the permit or with the regDistrict Engineer may require the appli- ulations in this part. cant for a permit to furnish the con- (c) The discharge of sewage, garbage struction plans and other information or other pollutant in the waters of the pertaining to the construction and reservoir from any boat, barge or other equipment of the boat or other vessel vessel on the reservoir is prohibited ex