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  • Final Berryessa Creek report available for public review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District today released its recommended plan to reduce flood risk from Berryessa Creek. The plan would build new flood walls and box culverts and widen the channel along a 2.2-mile stretch of the creek.
  • California joins national Silver Jackets disaster coordination program

    California today became the 40th state to join the national Silver Jackets disaster coordination program. The program is designed to improve coordination, collaboration and communication among disaster-response agencies at all levels of government before a disaster strikes to hasten recovery.
  • Corps to restart D.C. levee upgrade project at 17th Street

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District is pleased to announce that today Colonial Surety Company has reached an agreement with Akima Construction Services, LLC to complete the construction of the levee closure structure at 17th Street, part of the Washington, D.C. Local Flood Protection Project.
  • Corps mobile command center heads for Colorado flooding

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District deployed a mobile command center –the deployable tactical operations system, or DTOS – to Aurora, Colo., Sept. 14 to assist in the federal government’s response to severe flooding throughout the state.
  • Contract awarded for levee work in Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights

    $2.4 million contract awarded Aug. 31, for work on Levee 37 that extends from Euclid Avenue to Palatine Road. This contract includes small closure structures for pipes crossing the line of protection - adding 135 feet of floodwall along Milwaukee Avenue and closing a regulated 600-foot gap in the levee, following construction completion of compensatory storage. Work will benefit residents of Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights, Ill.
  • Flood of ’93 Retrospective to be shown at MW Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center

    Mark Twain Lake – Twenty years ago this month the Mississippi River reached its highest point in
  • Flood plain manager flooded with praise

    Michelle Hamor, chief of Norfolk District’s flood plain management section, is the 2013 recipient of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Flood Risk Manager of the Year Award. The Corps gives the award yearly to individuals who excel in the field of flood plain management, which plans for and identifies ways at controlling and reducing flood damages experienced by citizens living in flood plains.
  • Corps and Diversion Authority to host landowner meeting on proposed Fargo-Moorhead diversion project design updates

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will host a meeting June 26 to update potentially affected landowners within the project’s northern reaches 1-3 of the Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Plan.
  • Environmental Assessment public meeting for proposed Fargo-Moorhead diversion project

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will host a meeting June 25 to discuss the latest Environmental Assessment for the proposed Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Flood Risk Management Plan.
  • Public invited to comment on Fargo-Moorhead flood risk management project draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment

    ST. PAUL, MINN. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, posted a copy of its Supplemental Draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, on the Internet today for the proposed Fargo, N.D.-Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management project.