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Dworshak Dam discharge increasing to safely control the rate of reservoir fill.
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
5/17/2024
AHSAHKA, Idaho – Dworshak Dam is currently releasing 1,600 cubic feet per second (cfs). Flows will begin increasing on the evening of Tuesday, May 21st to be in the approximate range of 3,000-5,000...
Columbia River lock schedule begins for recreational boaters
Portland District
5/15/2024
Recreational boaters passing through the three lower Columbia River dams must follow a summer locking schedule through Sept. 14. Commercial vessels will continue to lock through upon arrival except...
Albeni Falls Dam spill gate removed to mitigate flood risk
USACE/Seattle District
5/15/2024
Army Corps of Engineers officials removed a spill gate May 14, to sustain current Lake Pend Oreille elevations and mitigate lakeshore flood risk,Powerhouse flows are reduced to achieve the desired...
Outdoor open house to be held for Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant
Kansas City District
5/15/2024
Officials will host an outdoor open house for the Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant from 4:30-5:15 p.m. and a site bus tour from 5:15-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at the Main Groundwater...
Sturgeon flow augmentation at Libby Dam begins May 14-21
USACE/Seattle District
5/10/2024
Sturgeon flow augmentation begins May 14 at Libby Dam, Montana, for endangered Kootenai River white sturgeon downstream in Idaho and British Columbia...
USACE bans rock climbing at Hells Gate Habitat Management Unit
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALLA WALLA DISTRICT
5/10/2024
LEWISTON, Idaho –The US Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, is banning all forms of rock climbing beyond the buck-and-rail fence on "River Run" trail in Hells Gate Habitat Management Unit,...
Spill operations at Albeni Falls Dam remain restricted
Seattle District, USACE
5/10/2024
Spill operations remain restricted at Albeni Falls Dam in Oldtown, Idaho, while U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials respond to the discovery of base metal flaws and defects identified on a...

Feature Stories

The Kansas City District’s Regulatory Program: a balance between the environment, development and public interest
Kansas City District
5/17/2024
Ever wonder what the Regulatory Branch does? We asked several program and project managers and David Hibbs, chief, regulatory program branch, to tell us about the work they do; they do a lot that you...
National Levee Database, the resource you may not know you need
Kansas City District
5/10/2024
Levee – is it dry? Is it going to break? Perhaps you’ve heard them mentioned in 1970s songs or on the news. We’ve heard the term, but what is a levee? Where are they? What do they do? Well – a levee...
Striking a chord: District review appraiser and musician on being part of something bigger than himself
Kansas City District
5/9/2024
The success of an organization often depends on having an effective support staff. An organization with a mission set as large and varied as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requires many support...
Growing the next generation: Safety and occupational health professionals gather for annual conference
Kansas City District
5/8/2024
Springtime in the Midwest can be volatile as temperatures fluctuate and severe weather is common. This time of year often prompts safety drills across the region. Perhaps it was not a coincidence then...
‘Rooted in trust and respect’: Kansas Citys Levees team continues to deliver on commitment to Kansas City metro area
Kansas City District
5/7/2024
Engineering, construction, planning, design — these are hard sciences, which require a systemic, methodical approach. While these sciences are by no means easy, they are easy to quantify. More...
Full transparency: National Inventory of Dams a ‘powerful tool’ in emergency planning
Kansas City District
5/7/2024
No news is good news. This common phrase can apply to countless scenarios but when it comes to dam safety, no news really is good news. Dam safety is something that most people probably don’t think...
Operation Blue Roof training prepares district employees for upcoming hurricane season
USACE OMAHA DISTRICT
5/3/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District’s Readiness Branch held training May 1 inside the district’s Emergency Operations Center to prepare Operation Blue Roof volunteers for the upcoming...