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--Worst flooding in years—District power plant electrician honored by Army Chief of Staff—Information…good vibrations…collaboration—Levee completion to benefit Schuyler—Peck’s Rex debuts as Montana’s T.rex—Water, water everywhere…how do I get a drink?
Omaha Outlook, Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2015
--Worst flooding in years—District power plant electrician honored by Army Chief of Staff—Information…good vibrations…collaboration—Levee completion to benefit Schuyler—Peck’s Rex debuts as Montana’s T.rex—Water, water everywhere…how do I get a drink?
Happy 240th Birthday US Army Corps of Engineers!! George Washington appointed the first engineer officers of the Army on June 16, 1775, during the American Revolution, and engineers have served in combat in all subsequent American wars. The Army established the Corps of Engineers as a separate, permanent branch on March 16, 1802. Since then the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has responded to changing defense requirements and played an integral part in the development of the country
Celebrating 240 Years
Happy 240th Birthday U.S. Army Corps of Engineers! Gen. George Washington appointed the first engineer officers of the Army on June 16, 1775, during the American Revolution, and engineers have served in combat in all subsequent American wars. The Army established the Corps of Engineers as a separate, permanent branch on March 16, 1802. Since then the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has responded to changing defense requirements and played an integral part in the development of the country.
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News Releases

Draft Supplemental EA for repairs to Ponca backwater site available for comment

7/28/2015
A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Ponca State Park backwater site in Dixon County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages that occurred to the chute during the 2011 Missouri River flood. These repairs are needed to restore the intended habitat function of the Ponca site and prevent it from degrading further. Comments are due August 26, 2015.

Comments sought on Draft Supplemental EA for adaptive management to Sandy Point Bend chute complex

7/23/2015
A draft supplemental environmental assessment for adaptive management to the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of adaptive management measures to maintain shallow water habitat quality within the chute complex and prevent impacts to the adjacent navigation channel. Comments are due August 21, 2015.

Captured flood runoff at Tri-Lakes to be gone by end of July

7/14/2015
Releases began ramping down at the three Tri-Lakes dams at the beginning of July to slow the rate of elevation drop in the reservoirs. After releases were reduced, rainfall runoff increased inflows to Chatfield and Bear Creek causing the reservoirs to experience slight pool rises. Both reservoirs have begun falling again.

News Stories

Power Plant Electrician Honored by Army Chief of Staff for Leadership

During a standing-room-only ceremony at the Pentagon auditorium on May 29, Army Chief of Staff Gen.
Published: 6/18/2015

Levee Completion Marks New Era of Flood Protection for Schuyler Residents

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, in partnership with the city of Schuyler and the
Published: 6/3/2015

“Worst flooding in years,” isn’t most destructive

Flooding, with record flood stages in the Salt Creek basin struck Lincoln, Nebraska on Thursday, May 7. Heavy, unpredicted rain fell overnight on May 6, with rainfall totals at nearly 7 inches in Lincoln and up to nearly 10.5 inches in Fairbury, Nebraska near the Little Blue River nearly 70 miles southwest of Lincoln. As the Salt Creek and nearby tributaries reached flood stage, the state of Nebraska and LPSNRD requested technical assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under Public Law 84-99, which authorizes USACE to provide assistance when waterways are in or forecast to be in or above flood stage.
Published: 5/11/2015
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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.
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