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  • Corps extends public comment period for Snake Creek Embankment Interim Risk Reduction Measures Draft Environmental Assessment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District announced that it will extend the public comment period for the Snake Creek Interim Risk Reduction Measures Draft Environmental Assessment to August 20, 2018.
  • Garrison Dam releases increased

    In order to meet the 44,000 cfs release, the Garrison Project initiated releases of 3,000 cfs through its regulating tunnels. This release supplements the 41,000 cfs release through the power plant for a combined release of 44,000 cfs.
  • Boat ramp at East Tailrace Recreation Area temporarily closed

    The boat ramp at the East Tailrace Recreation Area downstream of the Garrison Dam will be temporarily closed on Oct.10-12.
  • Final Phase: Implementation of Garrison Land Transfer meetings June 22 and 23

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) will host two public meetings in June to share and discuss the May 6, 2015 Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Secretaries of the Department of the Army (Army) and Department of the Interior (Interior). The MOA sets forth the process for transferring administrative jurisdiction over certain Garrison Project lands no longer needed for the construction, maintenance and operation of the project to be held in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation).
  • Temporary Closure of East Tailrace Recreation Area at Garrison Dam

    The road to the East Tailrace Recreation Area downstream of the Garrison Dam in Riverdale, N.D. will be closed on April 27 and April 28 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. This closure is required to allow sedimentation removal from the downstream boat ramp. The road to the East Tailrace will be closed during this time. Shore fishing at the East Tailrace will not be permitted. Shore fishing will remain available at the West Tailrace. Signs will be in place to direct the public. Access to the East Tailrace will reopen once the work is completed.