• USACE enacts additional seasonal fire restrictions

    BURBANK, Wash. – The US Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District has implemented a seasonal ban on wood fires in all USACE fire rings, grills, and metal containers at Hood Park, Charbonneau Park and Fishhook Park. This is a preventive action to minimize the risk of human-caused fires during wildfire season and to protect public lands for continued recreational usage.
  • USACE Galveston District to Hold Sabine-Neches Waterway Channel Improvement Project Contractor Conference

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District (SWG) will host a pre-bid conference for their Sabine-Neches Waterway (SNWW) Channel Improvement Project’s (CIP) Contract 6 at their headquarters, June 28, 2024.
  • Huntsville Center recognized as top workplace from Federal survey feedback

    Operating from its new 205,000 square foot facility headquarters facility at Redstone Arsenal’s secured Redstone Gateway, the Center has consistently received high marks in the FEVS.
  • Interim Repairs continue at Arkabutla Dam

    VICKSBURG, Miss – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (USACE-MVK) continues to advance interim risk reduction measures (IRRM) at Arkabutla Dam in Northwest Mississippi. Contractor Frontier Services, Inc., began construction and equipment mobilization in early May. Currently, drill pads are being installed for piezometers, automated instruments used for monitoring groundwater pressure. Relief wells, which act like valves to relieve the water pressure, allow excess water to be diverted safely, and serve to prevent sand boils, are scheduled to follow. The additional piezometers increase the USACE-MVK’s monitoring ability by sending data hourly to the technical team, allowing them to analyze conditions in real time.
  • Corps of Engineers monitoring flood conditions throughout Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is actively working with its partners to monitor flood conditions throughout the state of Minnesota following heavy rains.
  • USACE Omaha District continues to support communities along the Missouri River during severe weather

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District continues to support communities along the Missouri River and its tributaries that have been impacted by flooding or soon might. Over the past 24 hours, the Omaha District has distributed sandbags, dispatched nine levee surveillance teams and dispersed flood fight materials to communities in Iowa and Nebraska as requested.
  • The ERDC Alumni Association awards nine 2024 high school graduates with scholarships

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Alumni Association recently announced the winners of their 2024 scholarships. Nine high-school graduates were recognized by the ERDC Alumni Association for their dedication, academic excellence and a promising future in their respective fields of study.
  • West Dam Day Use Area Beach #1 at J. Strom Thurmond Temporarily Closed

    APPLING, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, J. Strom Thurmond Project has temporarily closed Beach #1 at West Dam Day Use Area due to a public safety concern resulting from exposed metal wires and rocks.
  • Inflows to Gavins Point reservoir appear to be peaking

    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 peak of about 40,000 cfs earlier today. 
  • USACE Omaha District activates Emergency Operations Center to address severe weather incidents along Missouri River

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District has activated its emergency operations center and is supporting multiple communities who might be, or have already been, impacted by flooding along the Missouri River and its tributaries.