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  • Corps seeks Willamette Valley reservoir storage reallocation study review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s system of 13 dams and reservoirs in the Willamette River Basin’s primary purpose is flood risk management. However, Oregon residents benefit from reservoir water in a variety of other ways, including hydropower generation and recreation. The Corps is in the process of determining if a reallocation of water storage could grant municipal and industrial water supply, irrigation and fish and wildlife better access to the stored water.
  • Water Control/Dam Safety Annual Operating Meeting Mark Twain Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake invites everyone to the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial
  • Dispose trash properly when visiting Corps lakes

    Visitors at Corps lakes go boating, fishing, swimming or maybe just relax on the shoreline. All these activities are perfectly fine until one particular thing happens - littering. When this disgraceful activity happens then the good time turns into "trash pickup time."
  • Lifejackets worn … Nobody mourns

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – More public recreation fatalities occur in July than any other month, so the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) asks the recreating public to play it safe while on, in, or near the water because drowning is a leading cause of death this time of year. USACE public recreation fatality statistics show that 88 percent were male, 89 percent were not wearing a life jacket, and 47 percent were swimming in areas not designated as a swimming area.
  • Gathright Dam pulse release scheduled for Wednesday

    Operators at Gathright Dam near Covington, Virginia, will conduct the year's first pulse release of water from Lake Moomaw Wednesday.
  • STEM students fascinated with Cheatham Lock and Dam

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (June 15, 2017) – A team of engineering professionals from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District welcomed a group of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math summer camp students today for an overview of Corps careers and tour of the Cheatham Lock and Dam today.
  • While Enjoying America’s Waterways Play It Safe

     Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  • Life jackets save lives, period!

    Choosing to not wear your life jacket is not only illegal, it can be fatal.
  • STEM students learn about engineering on dam tour

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (May 18, 2017) – A team of engineering professionals from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recently welcomed area high school and college students for a Corps career overview and tour of the Old Hickory Lock and Dam in Hendersonville, Tenn.
  • Officials announce six dates for Gathright Dam pulse releases

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will deviate from Gathright Dam's existing water control plan in order to conduct six pulse releases near Covington, Virginia from June through October 2017.