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Archive: 2014

Public meeting about formerly used defense site set for June 24

The public meeting will be held at the Rand Community Center located at 100 South 4th Street, Missouri Valley, Iowa on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 from 6-9 p.m. At the meeting, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives will provide information on the upcoming investigation and answer any questions the public may have about this work. [Read More]
Published: Jun-16-14

Draft Environmental Assessment for rehabilitation at Conestoga Reservoir, Neb. available for public review

A draft environmental assessment for a proposed rehabilitation project at Conestoga Reservoir, Neb. is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of measures that would be used to restore aquatic habitat, water quality and recreation opportunities at the reservoir. [Read More]
Published: Jun-13-14

Weekend programs at Gavins Point Project

Several program are scheduled for June 14 and 15 at the Gavins Point Project near Yankton, SD [Read More]
Published: Jun-12-14

Jamestown Reservoir flood storage nearly evacuated

Jamestown Reservoir flood storage is nearly evacuated with the pool elevation approaching the summer target of 1431 feet. Releases are being adjusted out of Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs accordingly. [Read More]
Published: Jun-05-14

ASA Civil Works issues ROD, approves Chatfield Reservoir Reallocation Project FR/EIS

The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Jo-Ellen Darcy, approved the Chatfield Reservoir, Colorado, Storage Reallocation Project in a Record of Decision sent to the Omaha District on May 29. The Omaha District released the final Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (FR/EIS) in July 2013, regarding the request from the Colorado Department of Natural Resources to evaluate using Chatfield Reservoir as a solution for meeting future Front Range water needs while balancing the health of Colorado’s rivers and streams. [Read More]
Published: Jun-04-14

Lewis and Clark Visitor Center to change hours

The Lewis and Clark Visitor Center near Yankton, S.D. will change its operating hours beginning Tuesday, June 3. [Read More]
Published: Jun-02-14

N.D. landowners with flowage easements to receive letters on property use requirements

Many landowners with properties that are adjacent to Lake Sakakawea and along the Missouri and Little Muddy Rivers are being sent letters notifying them that their property falls under a flowage easement with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The Corps has acquired numerous flowage easements in this area. If a property falls under a flowage easement, the land owner must obtain consent from the Corps prior to excavation, fill or construction on those lands. [Read More]
Published: Jun-02-14

Gavins Point Dam Road Closed June 2-6

Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will be closed from 8 a.m. Monday, June 2 through noon Friday, June 6. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. [Read More]
Published: May-29-14

Boaters and swimmers reminded to wear life jackets

Before you head out for a day on or near the water, you're encourage to make sure you have life jackets for everyone and that they please wear them. On average, 9 out of 10 people who drowned at a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake or river project didn’t wear a life jacket. Life jackets save lives by keeping you afloat and providing time for rescue. [Read More]
Published: May-23-14

USACE Omaha District Regulatory program office in Kearney, Neb. consolidating to Omaha

Effective June 23, 2014, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Field Office located in Kearney, Nebraska, will consolidate its services to the existing Omaha Location. [Read More]
Published: May-22-14
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