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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

Dakota Access Pipeline final EA and FONSI released for ND Section 408 crossings

Omaha District Commander Col. John W. Henderson has signed the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) Project. The FONSI summarizes the environmental effects evaluation that occurred during development of the draft environmental assessment and the decision to grant Section 408 permissions that allow the Project to cross 2.83 miles of federal flowage easements at the Missouri River upstream of Lake Sakakawea in Williams County and approximately 0.21 miles of federally-owned property at Lake Oahe in Morton and Emmons Counties, North Dakota. The proposed Project would connect the Bakken and Three Forks crude oil production areas in North Dakota to existing infrastructure in Illinois.
Published: 7/28/2016

Public meeting scheduled on Lander, WY flood risk management study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the city of Lander, will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. with a brief presentation at 5:15 p.m.at the City Hall, 240 Lincoln Street in Lander, WY. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the recently initiated Popo Agie River flood risk management feasibility study.
Published: 7/18/2016

Comments sought on Draft Environmental Assessment for PL 84-99 Levee Certification, Greybull, Wyoming

A draft Environmental Assessment has been prepared by Amec Foster Wheeler, Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to determine if any environmental impacts would be caused by a proposed project to bring the town of Greybull Levee System into compliance with 44 CFR § 65.10 of the National Flood Insurance Program criteria for levee certification. The Greybull Levee System includes two project areas, the Dry Creek right bank levee and the Big Horn River left bank levee. Comments on the draft EA must be postmarked or received no later than August 8, 2016.
Published: 7/8/2016

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