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A joint Record of Decision commits the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and Bonneville Power Administration to implement immediate and long-term actions related to the ongoing operation, maintenance and configuration of the 14 federal dams that compose the Columbia River System.
The historic nature of the 2019 flood, in addition to severe flooding that has occurred over the past decade, served as a catalyst for the governors of Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri to come together to discuss solutions for improving the resiliency of the lower Missouri River Basin.
Scientists tell us the Pacific Northwest is due for a very large earthquake—possibly as large as magnitude 9.2—from the Cascadia Subduction Zone off the Pacific coast, stretching from northern California to southern British Columbia.
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.
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.

Latest News Releases

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2021 Civil Works Appropriations
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program on Jan. 19, 2021...
Missouri River reservoir system prepared for 2021 runoff season
The full flood control capacity of the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System is available for the 2021 runoff season. “All 2020 flood water stored in the annual flood control zone has been...
Gavins Point Dam releases reduced to winter release rate
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began reducing the Gavins Point releases to the winter release rate on Nov. 24, marking the end of flow support for the 2020 Missouri River navigation season...

Featured Stories

Hydropower: Mathematician brings energy to new position
In the wet world of hydropower, a former math teacher has just donned a watery mantle to meet the changing demands of one of the oldest sources of energy...
New bridge restores full McChord airfield capabilities
A McChord C-17 Globemaster III took off Dec. 22 over the new underground bridge to commemorate the reopening of the McChord Field runway to its full, 10,100-foot operational length. This follows the...
Crowded crest in Portland confronts crafty crew of engineers, planners
The Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus sits on a 450-foot-tall basalt-rock hill south of downtown. Marquam Hill, also known as “Pill Hill” due to the amount of medical facilities...