Gavins Point Dam - Omaha District US Army Corps of Engineers



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Flood fighters from MO, NE, IA meet for annual training

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Emergency Management Office held its annual Flood Fight training on February 25, for flood risk reduction project sponsors in the PL 84-99 program, USACE flood fights, and State and County Emergency Managers near Omaha, Neb.

News Stories

What is FEM, and Why is it Important?

In order for the dams to work properly, they need regular maintenance. To keep them running, each of the Corps’ dams has a staff of electricians, mechanics and outdoor maintenance crews to do the physical work. One of the more common maintenance tasks is performing annual maintenance on the hydropower units, each of which generate electricity for thousands of homes. To track the maintenance, the Corps uses a program called Facilities and Equipment Maintenance (FEM).
Published: 2/12/2015

Breaking barriers: Army opens first-of-its-kind ACP in Germany

WIESBADEN, Germany — The Clay Kaserne Access Control Point is the first Department of Defense project worldwide to employ a new active vehicle barrier safety scheme, know as High Efficiency Presence Detection.
Published: 2/10/2015

New Acquisition Management System Earns Orr award

Michael C. Orr is recognized with the Rock the Castle award for leading multiple cross-functional teams from across the Omaha District that developed a low-cost innovative solution that he titled the Contracting Acquisition Management (CAM) system.
Published: 2/3/2015

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
District Regulatory Program - Permitting, Wetlands, Environmental Impact Statements, Clean Water Act
Dams and Lakes - Hydropower, Recreation, Water Resources, Water Safety
Water Resource Planning - Collaborative water resource solutions - Planning Division - Continuing Authorities Program, General Investigations Program, Technical Assistance Program
Oil & Gas Development - Real estate ourgrants to use Federal property related to Oil and Gas exploration and extraction
Missouri River Recovery Program
Missouri River Water Management - Reservoir Operations for the 6 Mainstem Missouri River Dams is managed by the Northwestern Division of the US Army Corps of Engineers.
Preserving Cultural Resources


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