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When unprecedented and historical flooding started in the Missouri and Platte River basins in March 2019, the Corps responded immediately. Within hours, the Omaha District was developing plans and sending materials to fight the flood and assist communities within harm’s way.
This edition of The Corps Environment (November 2019) highlights how we foster sustainability as a way of life, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #1. Content includes commentary from Col. Isaac Manigault, Commander of U.S. Army Environmental Command, about setting conditions for Army readiness. This edition also highlights a variety of projects and initiatives from across the Army enterprise that are setting conditions for a sustainable future.
Saved this web page to your mobile phone’s home screen for up-to-date Missouri Basin forecasts and information from the official information providers. go.usa.gov/xE6fC
The National Levee Database is a living, dynamic information source that provides visualization and search capability on the location and condition of levee systems nationwide.
The mission of the Omaha District's Systems Restoration Team is to provide regional, time-sensitive repair of levees, dams and other flood control structures that were damaged throughout the Missouri River Basin.

Latest News Releases

Corps issues public service announcement for Missouri River Basin
1/10/2020
Col. John Hudson, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District issued a public service announcement Friday regarding recovery efforts along the Missouri River Basin....
Draft Environmental Assessment on Snow and Soil Moisture Monitoring Network in the Upper Missouri River Basin available for comment
1/9/2020
A draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for updating three soil moisture and plains snowpack monitoring stations is currently available for public comment. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of...
Corps continues preparing reservoir system for 2020 runoff season
1/7/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to prepare the Missouri River Mainstem System for the 2020 runoff season. Gavins Point releases will be increased from 27,000 cubic feet per second to 30,000...

Featured Stories

Special Projects Branch hits 10-year milestone
1/8/2020
In many organizations, there are some tasks and projects that just don’t seem to fit into an easily defined category. This was also the case for the Corps of Engineers Omaha District in 2009. The...
Winter doesn't put freeze on flood repairs
1/2/2020
When the unprecedented and historical flooding started in the Missouri and Platte River basins in March 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Omaha District responded immediately. Within...
Optimized Remediation of Groundwater Contamination at the Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant
12/18/2019
The Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant, located in rural Nebraska near the town of Mead, was a 17,250-acre load, assemble and pack facility that produced bombs, boosters and shells in support of World War...