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Commander Visits South Dakota main stem dams
Preparing for the Future Preserving knowledge What happens to the project when the subject-matter expert for one highly specialized area retires? 
Science Program still making a splash Saving the eggs of birds on the threatened and endangered species list at Gavins Point.
Beyond the campgrounds - Over the last 10 years, oil and gas extraction from North Dakota’s Bakken shale formation has created an oil boom and an increase in requests for outgrants to use federal water and land.
Katie Schenk has heard it all in 31 years in the Omaha District.
Omaha Outlook Volume 4 Issue 2
Commander Visits South Dakota main stem dams. Preparing for the Future Preserving knowledge What happens to the project when the subject-matter expert for one highly specialized area retires? Science Program still making a splash Saving the eggs of birds on the threatened and endangered species list at Gavins Point. Beyond the campgrounds - Over the last 10 years, oil and gas extraction from North Dakota’s Bakken shale formation has created an oil boom and an increase in requests for outgrants to use federal water and land. Katie Schenk has heard it all in 31 years in the Omaha District.
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

Public comment period for Draft Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam EIS extended

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will extend the public comment period for the draft Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) from July 18, 2016 to July 28, 2016. The Draft EIS analyzes and discloses potential effects associated with the proposed Federal action to improve passage for endangered pallid sturgeon and other native fish at Intake Diversion Dam in the Lower Yellowstone River while continuing the effective and viable operation of the Lower Yellowstone Project.
Published: 6/23/2016

Draft PIR for Langdon Bend available for review

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a draft project implementation report (PIR) with integrated environmental assessment (EA) for the Langdon Bend Interception and Rearing Complex Habitat Project in Nemaha County and will schedule a public meeting in July to solicit comments on the project. Comments on the draft PIR/EA must be postmarked or received by July 20, 2016.
Published: 6/21/2016

Final Phase: Implementation of Garrison Land Transfer meetings June 22 and 23

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) will host two public meetings in June to share and discuss the May 6, 2015 Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Secretaries of the Department of the Army (Army) and Department of the Interior (Interior). The MOA sets forth the process for transferring administrative jurisdiction over certain Garrison Project lands no longer needed for the construction, maintenance and operation of the project to be held in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation).
Published: 6/20/2016

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
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