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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding

Washington (April 10, 2018) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed Monday by numerous secretaries of federal agencies, including the Department of the Army. [Read More]
Published: Apr-10-18

Missouri River public meetings scheduled for April 17-19 throughout basin

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Basin Water Management Division will be conducting five public meetings throughout the basin April 17-19. The purpose of these meetings is to update the region on current hydrologic conditions and the planned operation of the mainstem reservoir system during the coming months. The 2018 runoff forecast in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, is 30.2 million acre feet (MAF), 119 percent of average according to the Corps. “The updated forecast increased slightly from last month due to the continued accumulation of mountain and plains snowpack in the upper basin,” said John Remus, Chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division. “Based on the current plains and mountain snowpack and precipitation outlooks, runoff into the Fort Peck and Garrison reservoirs is expected to be above average from March through August,” said Remus. For comparison, the 2017 runoff was 29.6 MAF, 117 percent of average. [Read More]
Published: Apr-05-18

Spring fish operations begin on the lower Snake and Columbia rivers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began implementing its 2018 Spring Fish Operations Plan at the four lower Snake River dams today. The 2018 plan includes operations for the spring fish passage season at the lower Snake and lower Columbia River projects, utilizing tools such as spill, river flow and water level adjustments, bypass operations, and transportation of juvenile fish from Lower Granite, Little Goose, and Lower Monumental dams. [Read More]
Published: Apr-03-18

Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee focuses on recovery strategic plan

The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee held the first meeting of its 10th anniversary year here March 27-29. This was the committee’s 40th meeting since it was established by the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 and chartered in 2008. [Read More]
Published: Mar-29-18

MRRIC Tribal members focus on recovery strategic plan

The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee held the first meeting of its 10th anniversary year here March 27-29. Tribes were represented by Pascha Enzi, Osage Nation; Tim Grant, Omaha Tribe of Nebraska; Randy Teboe, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska; Elizabeth Wakeman, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe; and Shannon Wright, Ponca Tribe. [Read More]
Published: Mar-29-18

Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee to Meet in Omaha

The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 40th meeting March 27-29, 2018. The meeting will be at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Omaha Downtown, 1616 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68102, beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, and concluding at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29. [Read More]
Published: Mar-19-18

2018 runoff forecast above average; Public meetings to be held April 17-19

The 2018 runoff forecast in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, is 29.0 million acre feet (MAF), 115 percent of normal according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Water Management Division. “The updated forecast increased from last month due to the continued accumulation of mountain and plains snowpack in the upper basin,” said John Remus, Chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division. “Based on the current plains and mountain snowpack, runoff into the Fort Peck and Garrison reservoirs is expected to be above average from March through July,” said Remus. [Read More]
Published: Mar-06-18

President's Fiscal 2019 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) includes $4.785 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [Read More]
Published: Feb-12-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports the administration’s Infrastructure Initiative

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration’s Infrastructure Initiative that was announced today to address the needs of the nation’s infrastructure. [Read More]
Published: Feb-12-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-18
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