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Major flooding threatens Mississippi River Valley, Army Corps flood fighters fully engaged

VICKSBURG, Miss., December 29, 2015 – The Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, fully activated its flood fighting emergency management operations for the Rock Island, St. Louis, Memphis, Vicksburg and New Orleans districts to manage rapidly rising water levels on the Mississippi River and several tributaries, with the highest Mississippi River levels since the Great Flood of 2011. [Read More]
Published: Dec-29-15

Communication, cooperation and coordination key to keeping Mississippi River open for commercial navigation

Working around the clock, five dredges directed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are battling extreme low-water conditions along the Mississippi River to keep commercial navigation moving on America’s super highway. [Read More]
Published: Aug-09-12