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EA for repairs to flood control works project in Monona and Harrison Counties, IA, seeks public input

12/9/2014
A draft environmental assessment for repairs to the Little Sioux InterCounty Drainage District’s flood control works project in Monona and Harrison Counties, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages to four areas of the project caused by high flows along the Little Sioux River in May 2013.

EA for levee repairs in Douglas County, NE, seeks public input

12/9/2014
A draft environmental assessment for repairs to levee unit R-627, Grace Street Ditch, in Douglas County, NE, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2014.

Maintenance project to begin at Cherry Creek Dam near Denver

12/8/2014
Work will begin in late December to install a 2,200-foot-long underground outfall pipe system for 14 relief wells that were installed along the downstream toe of the dam in 2012. The new relief well system is designed to relieve seepage pressure under the dam that could develop during extremely high reservoir elevation levels. The system replaces an existing well system that is more than 65 years old.

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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

Futures in engineering begin in middle school

Take 35 enthusiastic middle school students, mix in a natural resource specialist, a biologist, an engineer and the backdrop of the Missouri River, with a barge and a dredger, and you get an education for our students, one STEM at a time.
Published: 10/27/2014

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