Tag: flood
  • Corps closes first breach on L-536 levee system

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed the first breach along the L-536 levee system Thursday.
  • Fate and flows: Oregon native keeps water moving through state

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Salina Hart dreams about water. It makes sense: she grew up on the water, and often went tubing down the local Clackamas River, the North Santiam and the Long Tom. Even after the massive local floods of 1996 swelled the river, inundated her home and took out most of her neighborhood, she still loved water.
  • Ice Jams Trigger Operation of the Moose Creek Dam on Chena River

    For the first time since operation of the Moose Creek Dam began in 1981, ice jams in the Chena River were the reason that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District regulated stream flow to successfully prevent flooding of communities in the Fairbanks North Star Borough from April 24 to 30.
  • Big Island, Below Senath seepage remediation projects awarded

    The Memphis District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded Task Orders to construct two seepage remediation projects in Arkansas and in Missouri.
  • Fort Worth District Reflects on 70 Years of Service

    April 16, 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District! Thanks for visiting our website. Enjoy reading a little about our history and take a look back into the origin and some of the defining moments of the district. #ThisIsFortWorth
  • Corps of Engineers releases PSA on COVID-19 and levee restoration activities

    Col. John Hudson, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District issued a public service announcement Friday regarding the district's efforts in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and levee repairs.
  • Corps to Close Select Public Facilities at Recreational Sites

    In the interest of public safety and the well-being of our staff, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has closed select public facilities at all district-managed sites until further notice.
  • 20-011 Corps continues assisting flood recovery efforts

    Walla Walla Wash. - The Walla Walla River basin's rain-on-snow event resulted in historic flows on most streams and rivers in the region. In the aftermath of the flood event, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District shifted their focus from flood fighting to helping restore some of the surrounding flood effected areas.
  • Army Corps flood fight teams working in Skagit and Snohomish River basins

    Flood fighters from the Seattle District continue working in the Town of Lyman to extend the length of a buried rock trench to reinforce the upstream channel bank along the Skagit River. The Snohomish Flood Team has deployed to Snohomish County to begin providing emergency measures at Ebey Slough Levee.
  • Army Corps flood fight teams reinforcing local levees, delivering sandbags

    Flood fighters from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are providing materials and assistance in the Skagit, Nooksack and Snohomish river basins in western Washington.