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Inflows to Gavins Point reservoir appear to be peaking
Missouri River Water Management Division
The latest update from the National Weather Service indicates that inflows into Gavins Point Dam appear to be peaking. The inflows into Gavins Point are currently 35,500 cubic feet per second from a...
Updated release plans for Gavins Point and Fort Randall dams
Missouri River Water Management Division
Due to continued rainfall and forecast inflows into the Gavins Point reservoir from the Niobrara River, and other tributaries, releases from Fort Randall and Gavins Point dams will be changing...
Reservoir release changes at Fort Randall and Gavins Point dams
Missouri River Water Management Division
Excessive rainfall in eastern South Dakota, northeastern Nebraska, and northwestern Iowa, has led to increased runoff downstream of Gavins Point Dam. The lower releases will begin today, and will...
Second peak of Fort Peck flow test resuming
Missouri River Water Management Division
Releases from Fort Peck will begin stepping up as part of the second peak of the Fort Peck flow test starting today. Releases from Fort Peck will be gradually increased, starting today, June 17, to...
Next phase of Fort Peck flow test delayed
Missouri River Water Management Division
The second peak from Fort Peck Dam was initially scheduled to begin tomorrow, June 13 but will be delayed until at least June 17...
Media invited to attend Missouri Feral Hog Elimination Partnership 2023 Excellence in Partnerships Award ceremony
Kansas City District
Members of the media are invited as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the Corps Foundation, presents the Missouri Feral Hog Elimination Partnership with the 2023 National...
Albeni Falls Dam raises Lake Pend Oreille levels
USACE/Seattle District
Army Corps is adjusting operations to increase rate of refill on Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho. USACE officials anticipate being at summer pool (2062.0 feet) around 23 June...

Feature Stories

Force multipliers: 51 Charlies benefit both USACE and U.S. Army
Kansas City District
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
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
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
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
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...
The Kansas City District’s Regulatory Program: a balance between the environment, development and public interest
Kansas City District
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
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...