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  • Army Corps, Park Service to host public meeting on flood risk, District of Columbia Levee System

    Officials say though probability is low, if the District of Columbia Levee System is overtopped with flood water and breaks, it could result in loss of life, billions of dollars in damages and major disruption to the national government. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Park Service are hosting a public meeting Oct. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church (400 I Street SW) to share information on flood risks, preparedness measures and evacuation procedures to people who live, work or spend any time behind the levee system near the National Mall.
  • Army Corps to host public meeting on levee systems, flood risk management

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a public meeting July 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Smart Energy Building at Binghamton University (85 Murray Hill Road in Vestal) to present on and discuss levee systems in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties along with other flood risk management-related topics like flood mapping, insurance and preparedness.
  • Corps finalizes Mississippi River Headwaters, Red Lake drawdowns

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is on track to complete its annual reservoir drawdowns for the Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs and Red Lake.
  • Corps prepares for Irma; activates EOC

    As Hurricane Irma makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has activated its emergency operations center and is ready to deploy teams should it become necessary.
  • NR 17-027: Nashville District prepares for remnants of Hurricane Harvey

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Aug. 31, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is preparing for heavy rainfall in areas of the lower Cumberland River Basin from remnants of Hurricane Harvey, and is managing the release of water from dams throughout the Cumberland Basin to reduce flood risk.

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  • Corps prepares for Irma; activates EOC

    As Hurricane Irma makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has activated its emergency operations center and is ready to deploy teams should it become necessary.