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On Aug. 6, the US Air Force Academy broke ground on a multimillion-dollar construction project to build a cyber center that will bolster the Air Force and Space Force’s cyber war fighting capabilities. When complete, the 33,000 square-foot Madera Cyber Innovation Center will feature state-of-the-art cyber-tech classrooms, labs, research and design spaces for cadets to explore advanced computer and cyber science concepts, and facilitate collaboration with industry, academia and local partnerships.
Mr. Jaime A. Pinkham, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, tours the L536 levee in Rock Port, Missouri, July 8, 2021.
Drought forecast for the Lower 48 U.S. states in July 2021. Climate.gov map from Data Snapshots, based on data from the Climate Prediction Center.
Shirley and John Houser, former camp host volunteers at Swallows Park in Clarkston, sitting in a utility vehicle.
Corps contractors monitor screw traps downstream of Cougar Dam, May 28, 2021. The water flow turns a large screw creating hydraulics, which keeps small fish from escaping the trap. These traps are collecting juvenile salmon after they pass through Lookout Point, Cougar and Big Cliff dams. We’ve changed operations at these dams to help with downstream fish passage – or that’s the goal. These traps will give us insight into how well we’re doing.
The 4th Combat Aviation Brigade's new 4th Attack Battalion hangar on Fort Carson, Colorado, May 20, 2021.
The Essayons travelled north to the Corps’ Alaska District, to dredge the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel. A sudden surge of shoal material in the past two years reduced depths and affected navigation in the channel, which is the only Coast Guard marked route for all cargo and fuel ships supplying the Port of Anchorage.
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.

Latest News Releases

Winter Gavins Point releases will be at minimum rates
9/3/2021 UPDATED
Updated: Fort Peck release reductions was incorrectly reported as Sept 6 and has been corrected to Sept. 16. Drought conditions, particularly in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa (upper...
Drought conditions persist in the upper Missouri River Basin
8/5/2021
Drought conditions continue to impact the upper Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa (upper Basin). July runoff in the upper Basin was 34% of average. July runoff above Fort Peck Dam was the...
Northwestern Division transfers command; Accomplished scholar-soldier takes over largest USACE division
7/22/2021
Brig. Gen. Peter Helmlinger transferred command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Northwestern Division to Col. Geoff Van Epps today in a ceremony at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. Van Epps...
USACE implements drought conservation measures
7/8/2021
Water conservation measures were enacted for the second half of the navigation flow support season based on the July 1 Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System storage, per the guidelines outlined in...
Missouri River navigation support; full-length season, reduced service levels
7/1/2021
The Missouri River Water Management Division will reduce navigation flow support beginning today for the second half of the navigation flow support season. “We continue to monitor conditions...

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Air Force Academy, USACE break ground on new cyber facility
8/24/2021
The Stillman parade field on the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, was the site of a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 6 for the new Madera Cyber Innovation Center. U.S. Air Force...
Acting Assistant Secretary of Army for Civil Works Visits Omaha District
7/22/2021
Mr. Jaime A. Pinkham, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha...
That sounds fishy: fish ladders at high-head dams impractical, largely unneeded
7/19/2021
Humans. What other sentient being designs a tool requiring hands and feet and expects animals without limbs to use it? Alas, the answer is humans.Humans created a ladder for fish, which is quite...
USACE Omaha District receives Nebraska Safety Council Award for 30th consecutive year
7/1/2021 UPDATED
For the 30th consecutive year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, was named one of Nebraska’s Safest Companies with Distinction by the National Safety Council, Nebraska Chapter May 19...
Sediment-placement pilot project aims to renourish beach
6/24/2021 UPDATED
Off the coast of Oregon, Big Bertha moves in the water, inching toward land.Bertha, as her government creators to refer to it, is the result of three years of inter-agency planning.Her architects;...
4th Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment Soldiers move into new Apache attack hanger on Fort Carson
6/22/2021
The hangar doors have officially opened for the new 4th Combat Aviation Brigade’s 4th Attack Battalion hangar on Butts Army Airfield on Fort Carson, Colorado. During a ribbon cutting ceremony last...
That sounds fishy: twisting traps troll tributaries in the Willamette
6/17/2021
The bulky contraptions float listlessly downstream of three dams in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The buoyant, metal devices hold large screws that the water flow turns. This twist of the screw –...
Essential to the Mission
6/17/2021
Volunteers are an invaluable part of the Corps of Engineers team. The Walla Walla District Corps of Engineers is responsible for thousands of acres of land in Washington, Idaho and Oregon. Proper...
Keeping water safety a high priority
6/16/2021
Boating season is upon us, and more people are taking the opportunity for fun and leisure out on the water. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District knows that the need for vigilance and...