Gavins Point Dam - Omaha District US Army Corps of Engineers



News Releases

Two CO water supply projects will be evaluated separately

The Omaha District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has determined that the Halligan and Seaman water supply projects will be separated and independently evaluated as the Halligan Water Supply Project Environmental Impact Statement and the Seaman Water Supply Project EIS. Previously, USACE was preparing one combined EIS for the two projects.

Winter ice access in ND comes with regulations and safety warnings

The 2014-2015 winter access policy for North Dakota including Lake Sakakawea and Lake Audubon is now available. Jeff Keller, Natural Resource Manager at Williston, said, "Any winter activity performed on the ice can be hazardous. The Corps does not encourage or recommend driving on the ice at any time. Thin ice or open water may exist anywhere along the river or across the lake, and pressure ridges occur throughout the winter."

Safety Modification Study for Cherry Creek Dam: Public Meetings scheduled for January

Cherry Creek Dam in Aurora, Colorado, is undergoing a Dam Safety Modification Study and an incorporated Environmental Impact Statement being conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. Two public scoping meetings are scheduled and residents are invited to attend and participate: Thursday, January 22, 6-8 p.m.; Cherry Creek High School lecture center; 9300 East Union Avenue, Greenwood Village, CO Saturday January 24, 10 am – Noon; Campus Middle School cafeteria; 4785 S. Dayton Street, Englewood, CO The presentation and some handouts will also be available in Spanish.

News Stories

Connecting with Missouri River, USACE, Family

I have found a connection to and through the Missouri River that runs deep and as wide as it once meandered. I’ve been with the Omaha District a little more than four years. I knew when taking the job that North Dakota was in the District’s area of responsibility and I would likely find connections to my family. North Dakota is where my parents and grandparents grew up. My dad’s great grandfather moved to Garrison, North Dakota from Iowa in 1901 to farm and my great-grandfather worked on Missouri River riverboats until traffic ended in 1926.
Published: 12/17/2014

As new barracks, facilities near completion, 4th CAB troops prepare to “Do Great Things”

The Newly Reorganized 4th Combat Avaiation Brigade of Fort Carson, Colorados's 4th Infantry Division are getting settled into their new home. They troops currently reside several miles from their workplace.
Published: 11/24/2014

Passion for giving and hard work—Head aches to make the world a better place

Assistant District Counsel for the Omaha District, Melissa Head, has a sincere passion for service both in her every day capacity at the Corps or while involved in many aspects of her community, one of which is City Council Woman for Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Published: 11/4/2014

Around the District