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USACE seeks public comment on Winnebago Tribe Broadband Fiber Optic Project
USACE Omaha District
7/15/2024
A proposed alteration of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska/ Winnebago Tribe Broadband Fiber Optic Project, located on the Winnebago Reservation and in the adjacent communities of Emerson, Homer, and...
Local, state and federal officials to sign cost share agreement for Smokey Hill River restoration study
Kansas City District
7/10/2024
Officials will sign a Feasibility Cost Share Agreement for the Smokey Hill River Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration General Investigations study in a signing ceremony in Salina, Kansas, at the Salina...
System operations returning to normal post flooding
Missouri River Water Management Division
7/4/2024
Significant rainfall led to an above average runoff in the upper Missouri River Basin. June runoff was 6.6 million acre-feet, which is 119% of average and 2.6 MAF higher than forecast. A strong...
Partners working hard to deliver $9.25 million aquatic ecosystem restoration at Harlan County Lake
Kansas City District
7/1/2024
It can be difficult to put into numbers the importance Harlan County Lake has on the surrounding communities on and near the Republican River in south-central Nebraska. To say it plays a large role in...
Northwestern Division transfers command
Northwestern Division
6/28/2024
Brig. Gen. William C. “Bill” Hannan, Jr. assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division in a ceremony at Bonneville Lock and Dam on the Columbia River today...
USACE seeks public input to Albeni Falls Dam Project Master Plan
USACE/Seattle District
6/28/2024
Army Corps seeks public feedback on its Falls Dam Project Master Plan...
Gavins Point releases lowered to 13,000 cfs
Missouri River Water Management Division
6/28/2024
Releases from Gavins Point Dam will average 13,000 cubic feet per second for Friday, June 28. The pool elevation at Gavins Point Dam is currently 1207.37 feet...

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Bear Creek Dam gate maintenance project plans released
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District
7/10/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District is planning to replace emergency and service gates at the Bear Creek Dam’s reservoir intake structure in Littleton, Colorado, in December 2024.While...
Offutt proactive against potential flood waters
Offutt Air Force Base
6/26/2024
Offutt Air Force Base leadership, under the direction of Col. Mark Howard, 55th Wing commander, took proactive steps in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to strengthen flood defenses...
Force multipliers: 51 Charlies benefit both USACE and U.S. Army
Kansas City District
6/21/2024
Behind almost every project at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is at least one contracting action. Depending on the size of the project, there could be dozens. Behind every contract is a dedicated...
Risk and reward: An innovative strategy pays off
Kansas City District
6/11/2024
The toughest problems require the most creative solutions. Being willing to think outside the box to find the answers can feel risky, but often the rewards are great. This is something the U.S. Army...
Omaha District partners with WOZU group to plant native vegetation near Standing Rock bike trails
USACE OMAHA DISTRICT
5/30/2024
A team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District’s Oahe Project traveled to Cannon Ball, North Dakota May 16 to participate in a planting project with the WOZU group that will incorporate...
Ground broken on Offutt’s final flood recovery campuses
USACE OMAHA DISTRICT
5/23/2024
Two groundbreaking ceremonies took place at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, May 3, 2024, signifying the final stages of seven U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District flood recovery projects on...
Commentary: Macho men make mortal mistakes
Northwestern Division
5/22/2024
Every year, USACE publishes updated statistics for water safety (or lack thereof) at its project locations throughout the country. In the eight years I’ve been working for USACE, the statistics on...