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  • Corps announces inspection results of Herbert Hoover Dike

    Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District have no significant issues of concern following their most recent inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida.
  • USACE employee receives 2017 Levee Safety Professional of the Year

    FORT WORTH, Texas – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District Levee Safety Program Manager Brian Brasher, was awarded the 2017 Levee Safety Professional of the Year, Aug. 15 in Fort Worth. The USACE Levee Safety Professional of the Year Award is given annually to one deemed to have had a significant impact on the USACE Levee Safety Program. Brasher is the second recipient of the award and had to compete with numerous USACE employees nationally for the honor.
  • Corps prepares for dam inspection at Perry Lake

    PERRY, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake will dewater the water control structures to perform a safety inspection beginning Aug. 17 through Sept. 1. The Outlet Park on both sides of the spillway will be closed to the public throughout this inspection. Dam safety inspections are a vital part of the Corps mission. Formal engineering inspections are performed every five years.
  • Temporary closure of recreation facilities due to work on Whitney Dam

    FORT WORTH, Texas – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives at Whitney Lake announce the temporary closure of Lofers Bend Day Use Park and part of Lofers Bend West Campground to replace degraded rip rap and regrade a portion of the upstream slope of Whitney Lake Dam.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announce closure of fishing pier at Navarro Mills Lake

    FORT WORTH, Texas – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District will begin staging material and equipment behind the dam at Navarro Mills Lake to repair the discharge channel slope and fishing pier approximately July 24. Access to the fishing pier will be temporarily closed while the material and equipment is being delivered. Work on the discharge channel slope will begin on the west side of the discharge channel, therefore the fishing area, which is located on the east side of the discharge channel, will re-open after the material and equipment is delivered.
  • Corps of Engineers to test Orwell Dam Friday, May 12

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will test the gates at its Orwell Dam, located near Fergus Falls, Minnesota, tomorrow, Friday, May 12.
  • Eau Galle Recreation and Dam using geothermal power to go green

    SPRING VALLEY, Wis. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District’s Eau Galle Recreation and Dam is going green by using geothermal energy.
  • Minneapolis locks closing to recreational traffic

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closing its Minneapolis locks to recreational vessels today due to high flows.
  • 16-021 Dworshak flows to fluctuate while testing hatchery water systems

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – Water discharged from Dworshak Dam and Reservoir will fluctuate Thursday and Friday, April 28-29, as staff conduct testing of the Dworshak National Fish Hatchery’s total dissolve gas (TDG) degassing equipment, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water-management officials at the Walla Walla District.
  • The Dalles Dam Visitor Center and Tours Reopen for Summer

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites guests to visit The Dalles Dam Visitor Center and tour the dam this summer. The Dalles Dam Visitor Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday, between May 1 and Memorial Day weekend. After Memorial Day, the center begins daily operations, seven days a week through Labor Day weekend.

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