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  • Maintenance, construction scheduled at Salt Creek Dams near Lincoln

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District will be performing maintenance and construction activities Aug. 23 to Nov. 20, at the downstream conduit outlet plunge pools at the following Salt Creek Dam sites: 8 (Wagon Train), 9 (Stagecoach), 10 (Yankee Hill), 12 (Conestoga) and 13 (Twin Lakes); additionally, some downstream maintenance will occur at site 4 (Blue Stem).
  • Draft Environmental Assessment for Wagon Train Reservoir wildlife management area, state recreation area sediment basin maintenance in Hickman, Nebraska available for comment

    LINCOLN, Neb. – A draft environmental assessment has been prepared to review the proposed Nebraska Game and Parks Commission maintenance and aquatic habitat rehabilitation project at Wagon Train Reservoir in Hickman, Nebraska –Lancaster County. The project would improve water quality, reduce sedimentation and shoreline erosion, improve recreational features, and enhance aquatic habitat. This would include drawing down the reservoir from the multipurpose pool elevation of 1,287.8 feet to approximately 1,276 feet in the late fall of 2021. Drawdown would occur to facilitate removal of accumulated sediment in the existing sediment basins, modification of the sediment basins to alter flow for increased capacity, repair of breakwaters, improvements for angler access, maintenance and enhancement of recreational features and installation of fish habitat features and would be maintained at drawdown for the duration of the project and allowed to refill in spring of 2022.
  • Fireworks prohibited on USACE sites around Fort Peck Lake

    FORT PECK, Mont. -- As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District asks visitors to use extreme caution when recreating around Fort Peck due to the unusually dry conditions. The ignition of explosives or explosive devices, including fireworks or other pyrotechnics, on USACE lands or waters is prohibited. Campfires must be within designated metal fire rings. USACE strongly encourages everyone to check county and public lands burning and fire restrictions frequently as conditions may change.
  • Draft EA available for comment on Ramberg to Mandan, Berthold pipeline system maintenance project on Little Missouri River near Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota

    OMAHA, Neb. – A draft environmental assessment (EA) for a proposal to perform maintenance activities to prevent scour on two existing Tesoro High Plains Pipeline Company, LLC crude oil pipelines located along the Little Missouri River, on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-administered land near Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota, is currently available for public review.
  • Annual sediment flushing exercise scheduled at Cherry Creek Reservoir

    OMAHA, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, will conduct its annual sediment flushing exercise at Cherry Creek Reservoir, Colorado, Wednesday, May 26.
  • Annual sediment flushing exercise scheduled at Cherry Creek Reservoir

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, will conduct its annual sediment flushing exercise at Cherry Creek Reservoir, Colorado, Wednesday, May 26.
  • USACE, Hamburg breaking ground to raise Ditch 6 levee

    Omaha, Neb.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, in conjunction with the city of Hamburg, Iowa, will conduct a groundbreaking ceremony May 5 at 11 a.m. to kickoff construction to rehabilitate the Hamburg Ditch 6 levee. The ceremony will take place at Highway 333 (North Street) on the east side of the levee.
  • USACE seeks public comment on Draft Environmental Assessment for capital improvements in Napoleon, North Dakota

    Omaha, Neb. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announces a draft environmental assessment for capital improvements in the city of Napoleon, N.D. is available for public review through May 28, 2021.
  • Virtual public meetings scheduled for Fort Peck Dam test flows draft environmental impact statement

    OMAHA, Neb. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District will host virtual public meetings on Tuesday, May 4, and Thursday, May 6, from 6-8:30 p.m. CST, to gather input on the recently released draft Fort Peck Dam test flow environmental impact statement. The draft EIS assesses test flow capacity from Fort Peck Dam to promote growth and survival of pallid sturgeon during the free swimming, juvenile stage prior to their settling out into the headwaters of Lake Sakakawea.
  • Oahe Dam planning prescribed grassland, dam embankment burns

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announces, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, South Dakota Game Fish and Parks and local volunteer fire departments, plans to conduct several prescribed fires on USACE property around Oahe Dam in the coming weeks.