Archive: October, 2016
  • 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.
  • Contract awarded for project in Nemaha County, NE

    Western Contracting Corporation of Sioux City, Iowa, has been awarded a $1,868,600 construction contract for work in Nemaha County, Nebraska. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District awarded the contract for the Langdon Bend top width widening project.
  • Contract awarded for projects in Harrison and Monona, Iowa, counties

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $435,450 construction contract to Western Contracting Corporation of Sioux City, Iowa, for Rock Structure Modifications at the Deer Island Top Width Widening Project in Harrison County, Iowa, and Middle Decatur Embankment Repair in Monona County, Iowa.