News Releases

  • Corps begins spring fish operations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun implementing its 2013 Fish Operations Plan to provide spill at the four lower Snake River and four lower Columbia River dams to facilitate the passage of juvenile salmon and steelhead to the ocean.
  • Upgrades in progress at Stockton Power Plant

    Upgrades for major equipment rehabilitation at the Stockton Power Plant have caused a scheduled plant outage since Feb. 12, 2013. The plant is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Corps regional commander tapped for Brigadier General

    Col. Anthony C. Funkhouser, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Northwestern Division was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General in the U.S. Army in a formal ceremony Feb. 1 in Washington D.C. The Army’s Chief of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, hosted the event.
  • Incoming cold weather prompts Corps to increase releases from Gavins Point dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Basin Water Management Division plans to step up Gavins Point dam releases by 4,000 cubic feet per second this week in response to colder temperatures moving into the region. We will monitor the situation closely and make additional adjustments if necessary to maintain intakes along the lower river.
  • Gavins Point releases begin scheduled decrease as navigation season closes

    Gavins Point releases are currently being stepped down to minimum winter release levels as drought conditions persist throughout the Missouri River basin. Releases from Gavins Point will continue to be gradually reduced and will be targeted at the minimum level of 12,000 cfs this winter to conserve water in the reservoir system.
  • Seattle District deploys six people to assist with Sandy recovery

    Six Seattle District employees headed east to assist in the federal government’s Sandy response and recovery efforts.