Tag: flood
  • Officials, administrators invited to Corps flood action plan workshops

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is inviting city and county officials and administrators to a workshop in order to develop emergency action plans for local cities and counties. The workshops will be held, at no charge, Feb. 14, 15 and 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at three different locations.
  • New online maps show storm-based flood potential along Potomac, Anacostia rivers

    New digital maps allow government leaders, emergency managers, and the public to view potential flood impacts during high-water events along the Potomac and Anacostia rivers throughout the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and nearby communities. The maps are now live on the National Weather Service’s web site.
  • Army Corps of Engineers responds to coastal storm threat

    Seattle District flood team members are preparing to make revetment repairs at La Push on the Washington coast and have distributed sandbags to the City of Aberdeen and Hoh Tribe in anticipation of a significant coastal storm Saturday.
  • Kittleman announces agreement with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct flood-proofing study

    Baltimore District has signed an agreement with Howard County to conduct a flood-proofing assessment for Ellicott City’s Main Street area.
  • Corps of Engineers participates in first-time flood summit in high-risk DC

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives joined more than 150 experts to discuss flooding in our nation’s capital at Gallaudet University, Sept. 8, 2016, marking the first flood summit of its kind in Washington.
  • Corps provides update on Smokes Creek flood mapping

    USACE Buffalo District staff members Laura Ortiz, Paul Cocca, and Bob Remmers met with reporter Erica Brecher from WGRZ, Channel 2 on Wednesday, August 31 to discuss the role of the Corps in the multiagency flood mapping effort involving the Smokes Creek Flood Control Project in Lackawanna, NY.
  • Corps of Engineers constructs projects to manage stormwater at two Hyattsville elementary schools

    The Baltimore District, in coordination with Prince George’s County, Department of the Environment (DoE), is constructing a project to manage stormwater at both Ridgecrest Elementary and César Chávez Dual Spanish Immersion schools, starting June 27, 2016, for about a 30-day construction period. The project includes the conversion of two non-functioning bio-retention ponds to submerged gravel wetland sites at both schools, with one additional gravel wetland site at César Chávez.
  • Richmond to Unveil High Water Mark Intitiative

    The City of Richmond in partnership with state and federal agencies will unveil a High Water Mark Initiative at Pony Pasture Rapids Park, 7200 Riverside Drive, Richmond, VA on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 1 0 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Fargo-Moorhead diversion project receives federal funding for construction

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, flood risk management project achieved another milestone today, Feb. 9, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its 2016 Work Plan which includes construction funding in the amount of $5 million for the project.
  • Corps of Engineers assisting with Northwest flood fights and coastal storm

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has flood teams out in several basins around the Northwest to respond to flooding and a predicted coastal storm. Skagit, Snohomish, Olympic Peninsula, and Chehalis flood teams and White River levee walkers remain out with local communities. Work is wrapping up today in Lyman along the Skagit River and at the Hoh Reservation on the Olympic Peninsula. The Olympic Peninsula team will stay out until the threat from the predicted combined coastal storm and high tide passes.