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Omaha Outlook, quarterly publication of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District brings you the following: Sarge is in charge of jump starting training; Students see the light on the pathways to the Corps; Award winners honored for their excellence, and much more in this March edition.
Omaha Outlook 3.25.2016
Omaha Outlook, quarterly publication of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District brings you the following: Sarge is in charge of jump starting training; Students see the light on the pathways to the Corps; Award winners honored for their excellence, and much more in this March edition.
Gabriel Nsengiyumva, National Society of Black Engineering student, shares his love for civil engineering with John Bertino, Chief Engineering Division during an Engineering Week event at the University of Nebraska.
District partners with UNO in celebration of E-Week
Gabriel Nsengiyumva, National Society of Black Engineering student, shares his love for civil engineering with John Bertino, Chief Engineering Division during an Engineering Week event at the University of Nebraska.
The National Operations Center for Water Safety is proud to announce that there is an excellent product available to download on the Bobber the Water Safety Dog website www.Bobber.info.
Bobber the Water Safety Dog
The National Operations Center for Water Safety is proud to announce that there is an excellent product available to download on the Bobber the Water Safety Dog website www.Bobber.info.
Robert Giles and Doug Foster took their message on the road to Colorado School of Mines on February 9 to educate students on the opportunities with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. This is just one of a number of fall and spring career fairs attended by the Omaha District.
Making Omaha District the right path
Robert Giles and Doug Foster took their message on the road to Colorado School of Mines on February 9 to educate students on the opportunities with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. This is just one of a number of fall and spring career fairs attended by the Omaha District.
The Omaha District River Basin Balancer Game offers insight into an inland waterway and a system of reservoirs, which are operated with a goal for serving each of the benefits of flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, recreation, fish and wildlife, and water quality, for which the Mainstem reservoirs were authorized and constructed. Users can take charge of river operations and experience the unique challenges presented when managing reservoir operations in a variety of weather conditions across a geographically diverse basin.
River Basin Balancer Game
The Omaha District River Basin Balancer Game offers insight into an inland waterway and a system of reservoirs, which are operated with a goal for serving each of the benefits of flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, recreation, fish and wildlife, and water quality, for which the Mainstem reservoirs were authorized and constructed. Users can take charge of river operations and experience the unique challenges presented when managing reservoir operations in a variety of weather conditions across a geographically diverse basin.

News Releases

Draft EIS and public meetings scheduled for Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project in MT

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation have made available the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project and have scheduled two public meetings in June to solicit comments on the draft EIS. The draft EIS analyzes the potential effects associated with the proposed action to improve fish passage for pallid sturgeon and other native fish at the Intake Diversion Dam, continue the viable and effective operation of the Lower Yellowstone Project, and contribute to ecosystem restoration. Comments must be postmarked or received by July 18, 2016.
Published: 5/27/2016

Comments sought on draft EA for project along Indian Creek in Council Bluffs, IA

An environmental assessment for interstate bridge and roadway improvements over Indian Creek in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the impacts of removing the existing Interstate 80/Interstate 29 bridge over Indian Creek and constructing new bridges with associated road improvements. The project is located approximately three miles upstream of the confluence of Indian Creek with the Missouri River. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than June 24, 2016.
Published: 5/26/2016

Cherry Creek Reservoir annual sediment flushing exercise scheduled

The annual sediment flushing exercise will be completed at Cherry Creek Reservoir near Aurora, Colorado on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
Published: 5/23/2016

News Stories

4th CAB Hangar earns LEED Platinum rating

With the surge of LEED-required construction, Fort Carson has one of the highest concentrations of LEED certified buildings in the country. The construction of LEED facilities is not a new concept at this installation. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has built and LEED certified 82 buildings.
Published: 4/4/2016

Yellowstone River Symposium wraps USACE-led corridor study

The Omaha District participated in a two-day symposium, hosted by the Yellowstone River Conservation District Council, last week in Billings, Montana, to discuss completion of the Yellowstone River Corridor Study and determine a path forward now that the cumulative effects assessment has been developed.
Published: 3/18/2016
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