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Army Corps refilling Lake Washington for summer
USACE/Seattle District
2/23/2024
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials began Lake Washington’s annual summer refill operations Feb. 15. Water managers are targeting a typical annual refill of the lake to elevation 22 feet this...
Army Corps modernizing Chittenden Locks’ aging equipment
USACE/Seattle District
2/22/2024
U.S. Army Corps replaces and improves small locks' mechanical, electrical and controls equipment Feb. 26, at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, Seattle. Phase one, part of a multiphase project, includes...
Walla Walla District re-opens day use sites in LC Valley
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
2/22/2024
CLARKSTON, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District has re-opened the Greenbelt Boat Ramp day use area to vehicle, boat and pedestrian traffic...
USACE seeks public comment on Draft Environmental Assessment for Line 84 Pipeline, Missouri River Crossing Depth of Cover Remediation Project
USACE OMAHA DISTRICT
2/21/2024
A draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed rehabilitation of a segment of an 8-inch-diameter steel crude oil pipeline, Line 84, owned and operated by the North Dakota Pipeline Company, LLC...
Public invited to attend meeting for Lower Missouri Jefferson City spin-off study
Kansas City District
2/20/2024
Officials will hold a public meeting for the Lower Missouri Jefferson City spin-off study on February 26, 2024, in Jefferson City, Missouri. The meeting, which will be held by the Kansas City...
Public crossing at Little Goose Dam limited through Feb. 29
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
2/16/2024
STARBUCK, Wash. – Public crossing at Little Goose Lock and Dam will be limited to passenger vehicles only (no trailers) until Feb. 29...
USACE awards Russell Creek rehabilitation and improvement contract
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
2/14/2024
WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District has awarded a $1.9 million contract to Northbank Civil & Marine, Inc. to conduct a rehabilitation and improvement project on...

Feature Stories

Sunken treasure: Fish Attractor Program at Pomme de Terre Lake benefits environment and recreators alike
Kansas City District
2/21/2024
On an unseasonably warm day in February, the sun was shining and hardly a cloud could be found in the sky. Staff at Pomme de Terre Lake, along with staff from the Missouri Department of Conservation,...
Army Corps of Engineers publishes proposed rule on protection of historic properties
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works
2/12/2024
The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works released a proposed rule to remove Appendix C from the United States Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program’s permitting...
Innovative project receives 2023 Department of the Air Force Design Award
Kansas City District
2/6/2024
When you hear the word ‘merit’, you probably think of a great achievement or outstanding accomplishment. Both of those things could be used to describe the work of the Whiteman Air Force Base Resident...
First meeting of task force set to address issues in the Kansas River Basin
Kansas City District
2/2/2024
This month, a dedicated group of professionals took an important step for the health of Kansas water resources. On Jan. 18, 2024, the Kansas Reservoir Sedimentation Task Force, made up of...
A Christmas Story – kind of…
Northwestern Division
1/17/2024
MAUI, Hawaii – When a fire burns hot enough to melt engine blocks and granite countertops, it is at least 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit. Everything it touches at that point is compromised. So, when it’s...
Missouri River navigation restoration efforts hit major milestone despite challenges
Kansas City District
1/9/2024
2024 will mark five years since the historic flood of 2019 in Kansas City and the surrounding region. Water levels on the Missouri River reached heights not seen for decades and caused an estimated...
From Villain to Victor: History of the Bald Eagle Watch
Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
1/4/2024
Bald eagle watches are a popular winter event in many states with wintering eagle populations. Watches began after eagle populations crashed in the 1960s to share information about challenges...