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  • Corps of Engineers closes its Western Wisconsin parks due to flooding

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is temporarily closing its two Western Wisconsin parks due to high water levels and flooding.
  • Army Corps of Engineers completing flood fights on Nooksack and Skagit rivers

    Seattle District flood teams are completing rock placement in the Skagit and Nooksack river basins, where high river flows threatened communities with flooding over the weekend.
  • Army Corps responding as Western Washington rivers are predicted to reach flood stage

    The Emergency Operations Center at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers activated October 30 and a flood response plan for Lyman, Washington, is underway. The activation is in response to National Weather Service predictions for western Washington rivers, which may crest this weekend above flood stage.
  • 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.
  • Environmental review starts for Chehalis River proposal

    Public comments sought in first step of environmental assessment process To reduce flood risks in the state’s second-largest river system, the Chehalis River Basin Flood Control Zone District is proposing to construct a new floodwater retention structure on the Chehalis River near the town of Pe Ell in Lewis County.
  • Army Corps taking action to repair area of collapsed channel wall along Codorus Creek

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is working expeditiously on an emergency contract to help stabilize an approximately 20-foot-wide section of channel wall immediately upstream of the Philadelphia Street Bridge that collapsed into Codorus Creek Thursday due to heavy rainfall over the last week.
  • 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.
  • Army Corps’ Okanogan River basin flood team begins levee work in Riverside, Washington

    The Okanogan River basin flood team from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began work May 25 to assist Okanogan County in closing a section on the left bank of the breached Riverside levee. The Clark Fork team is continuing work on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana, and both teams and the Pend Oreille team are monitoring levees and providing technical assistance to local communities as rivers remain above flood stage.
  • Army Corps flood teams remain active in three river basins in Idaho, Montana and Washington

    Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are continuing work on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana, and monitoring levees and providing technical assistance to local communities as rivers remain above flood stage.
  • Army Corps flood teams complete three flood fight projects

    Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, have completed three projects in the last 24 hours. Engineers finished strengthening a section of the Lost River Levee and the Mazama Levee in Mazama, Washington, and completed raising a section of Rodeo Track Road at the request of the Colville Confederated Tribes.