US Army Corps of Engineers
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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.
A Dam Safety Program inspector dangles from the face of a Willamette Valley dam as he assesses the condition of spillway gates, June 6, 2009. The dam safety assessment concluded gates could fail to open or could stick, which could affect how the dams released water. In 2010, the District began rehabilitating the gates.
The River Basin Balancer Game offers insight into an inland waterway and a system of reservoirs, which are operated with a goal for serving each of the benefits, flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, recreation, fish and wildlife, and water quality, for which many USACE reservoirs and dams were authorized and constructed. Users can take charge of river operations and experience the unique challenges presented when managing reservoir operations in a variety of weather conditions across a geographically diverse basin.

Latest News Releases

Weekly Missouri Basin flood response update for key stakeholders - June 20
6/21/2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency and water management officials held a call June 20 to communicate to Midwest Congressional representatives, Tribal, state and local government officials...
Weekly Missouri Basin flood response update for key stakeholders - June 13
6/14/2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency and water management officials held a call June 13 to communicate to Midwest Congressional representatives, Tribal, state and local government officials...
Spillway flows at Garrison Dam scheduled for Monday, June 17
6/12/2019
As releases are being increased to a targeted 46,000 cubic feet per second from the Garrison Dam, in Riverdale, North Dakota, some flows will be transferred to the spillway beginning on Monday, June...

Featured Stories

Corps of Engineers leveraging drone technology to capture imagery after flooding in Midwest
5/10/2019
In mid-to-late March, flood water covered much of eastern Nebraska, western Iowa, and northern Missouri. Due to the extreme amount of water in the area, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,...
Omaha District System Restoration Team in full swing bringing levee system back up
5/1/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District responded to the devastating unregulated runoff event of 2019 by activating the Omaha Systems Restoration Team, whose mission is to provide regional,...
Corps using alternative, expedited permitting procedures to authorize flood-related repairs
3/19/2019
Due to the current flooding, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Regulatory Branch will be using alternative and expedited permitting procedures to authorize flood-related repairs within...