Author: Kanale Sadowski
  • Spotlight on Alex Webb, Assistant District Counsel, St. Paul District

    SAINT PAUL - Alex Webb collaborates with engineers, biologists, and other experts to keep communities safe from flood risk posed by several major river systems within the boundaries of the St. Paul District of the Army Corps of Engineers. Since the 1970s, and more recently in response to record-breaking floods of 2011 on the Souris River, the Corps has constructed levees and conducted studies to evaluate water supply and flood control options. Most recently, Alex has advised his team on a multi-phase flood control project on the Souris River that will provide protection to adjacent North Dakota communities.
  • Spotlight on Janis Millete, Seattle District

    SEATTLE - Janis Millete is part of a team that keeps Chief Joseph Dam, the second-largest hydropower dam in the nation, running. The dam generates enough power for the Seattle metropolitan area, home to over half of Washington's population. Millete provided legal review and guidance for the $160-million contract to ensure the generators that power 27 house-size turbines remain maintained over the next eight years.