US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

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  • Omaha District Commander provides update regarding North Dakota activities

    Omaha District Commander provides update regarding North Dakota activities
  • Statement Regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the Army informed the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Energy Transfer Partners, and Dakota Access, LLC, that it has completed the review that it launched on September 9, 2016. The Army has determined that additional discussion and analysis are warranted in light of the history of the Great Sioux Nation’s dispossessions of lands, the importance of Lake Oahe to the Tribe, our government-to-government relationship, and the statute governing easements through government property.
  • Public comment period extended for Cherry Creek Dam Water Control Plan changes

    Water managers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District have extended the public comment period to December 16 for a Draft Report outlining proposed modifications to the Water Control Plan for Cherry Creek Dam during extreme flood events. The proposed plan allows water managers to release more water from the dam to reduce the risk of overtopping and failure. Public comments on the report will now be accepted through December 16, 2016. Changes to the water control plan could still be implemented as early as January 2017.
  • Contract awarded for Conestoga Lake maintenance project

    B-Y Excavating, Inc. of Nebraska City, Nebraska has been awarded a maintenance construction contract for work at Salt Creek Site 12 - Conestoga Lake near Lincoln, Nebraska. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District awarded the $294,000 for the project that began this week.
  • Omaha District Commander statement regarding North Dakota activities

    Omaha District Commander statement regarding North Dakota activities
  • Mandatory Center of Expertise is established and its supporters recognized

    Headquarters USACE approves the creation of a Petroleum, Oils, and Lubricants (POL)- Mandatory Center of Expertise (MCX) at the Omaha District.
  • Nebraska stream condition assessment procedure available

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, Nebraska Regulatory Office, announces the publication Nebraska Stream Condition Assessment Procedure (NeSCAP). This Procedure has been developed for use in the evaluation of streams and floodplains/riparian areas.
  • Proposed changes to Water Control Plan for Cherry Creek Dam near Denver, CO available for public comment

    Water managers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District have released a Draft Report outlining proposed modifications to the Water Control Plan for Cherry Creek Dam during extreme flood events. The proposed plan allows water managers to release more water from the dam to reduce the risk of overtopping and failure. Public comments are being accepted on the report through November 18, 2016. Changes to the water control plan could be implemented as early as January 2017.
  • Community invited to Town Hall meeting regarding Missile Site 3

    Town Hall meeting to be held October 25 for all community members within the local area of the Atlas "D" missile site 3 to discuss efforts by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers made relating to the ongoing environmental studies and restoration activities at the former Atlas "D" Missile Site 3.
  • Reservoir levels at 3 Lincoln, NE area reservoirs to be lowered

    Reservoir levels at three Lincoln area dams will begin temporarily decreasing tomorrow, October 13. Releases from three Salt Creek dams, Wagontrain - Salt Creek 8, Stagecoach - Salt Creek 9, and Pawnee - Salt Creek 14 will begin Thursday morning and continue through October 19 or, depending upon the weather, until target pool elevations are reached.