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Pacific lamprey returns eclipsing other years
9/25/2023 UPDATED
*Our initial news release referenced adult Pacific Lamprey returns were 170 percent higher than the 10-year-average and then referenced the 10-year-average being 41,414 which is actually closer to 154...
Now Available: Draft Missouri River Operating Plan; Possible Fort Peck test flow; Fall public meeting schedule
Ahead of fall public meetings, the Draft Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System Annual Operating Plan for the 2023-2024 runoff season is now available for public comment. The public comment period...
$7.5 billion federal credit program opens for dam safety projects
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting applications for a new $7.5 billion credit assistance program, the Corps Water Infrastructure Financing Program (CWIFP), for dam safety projects. By...
Federal water managers announce public information sessions about post-September 2024 Columbia River Treaty operations
How the United States uses reservoir space in Canada changes on September 16, 2024, from the high degree of structure and control of flows coming across the border from Canada experienced over the...
Army Corps of Engineers waives fees and invites volunteers to participate in National Public Lands Day, Sept. 23
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of...
USACE seeks public comments on DAPL Draft Environmental Impact Statement
9/8/2023 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers –Omaha District is seeking public comments on the recently published Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Dakota Access, LLC’s request for an easement under the...
Gavins Point winter release slightly above minimum rate
Rainfall in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, was above normal for the month of August, resulting in above average runoff. However, due to drier-than-normal conditions in previous...

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Project Snowpack, innovating future floodplain weather prediction
9/29/2023 UPDATED
Historic flooding of the Upper Missouri River Basin in 2011 prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District to explore additional solutions in improving flood prediction. This led to the...
Paddling the distance
Each year, hundreds of adventurous paddlers brave 340 miles of the Lower Missouri River within a matter of 3 1/2 days as part of the annual Missouri American Water MR340 race hosted by Missouri River...
Kansas City District, Missouri Silver Jackets host extreme-flood response tabletop exercise
Be prepared—it’s the best way to handle an emergency when one occurs. The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers knows this, and that’s why they partnered with the Missouri Silver Jackets...
Kansas City District continues legacy of dedicated work on the Lewis and Clark Center at Fort Leavenworth
The Lewis and Clark Center at Fort Leavenworth is a state-of-the-art building, boasting three floors full of custom stained-glass windows and military artifacts from many different countries and...
Ready, willing and able: Kansas City District’s Debris Planning and Response Team ready to respond when disaster strikes
September is National Preparedness month, which is intended to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies across the country. Although the month of September is...
The intern experience— Omaha District hosts 23 engineering students
9/11/2023 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Engineering Division welcomed engineering students from nine different state universities to its summer Student Intern Program.The goal of the program...
More than mandatory – Omaha District trains new employees to encourage a growth mindset
The staff at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District is growing. With a budget increasing year-over-year, taking on new projects, and a commitment to delivering engineering solutions...