Archive: 2017
  • Annual sediment flushing exercise scheduled at Cherry Creek Reservoir

    The annual sediment flushing exercise will be completed at Cherry Creek Reservoir Wednesday, May 24.
  • Road across Gavins Point Dam closed May 22-25

    Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will be closed 8 a.m. Monday, May 22 through 5 p.m. Thursday, May 25 to perform maintenance on the spillway. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time.
  • Relocation of the Billings Montana Regulatory Office

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District is announcing the relocation of the Billings Regulatory Office, on May 16, 2017. This notice is to inform all interested parties of the new location.
  • Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee to Meet in Sioux Falls

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 37th meeting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, May 23-25, 2017. The meeting will be at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, 1101 N. West Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104, beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, and concluding at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25. The draft MRRIC meeting agenda can be found online at
  • Project to map groundwater aquifers will have you looking in the sky

    As part of the environmental investigation process for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District at the former Atlas "D" Missile Site 4, a contractor will be mapping geologic structures beneath the ground surface for further study results.
  • Permits required for docks and water intakes in navigable waters in North Dakota

    Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 stipulates that all structures and or work in or affecting navigable waters of the United States require a permit.
  • Draft environmental assessment for rehabilitation at four Salt Creek Dam sites in Nebraska available for public review

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposed rehabilitation project at four Salt Creek Dam sites is available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of installing filters to address potential seepage issues at the following dam sites: Olive Creek (located approximately four miles southwest of Sprague), Wagon Train (approximately two miles east of Hickman), Stagecoach (one mile south of Hickman) and Pawnee.
  • Final decision made for Cherry Creek Dam Water Control Plan Modification Study

    Effective April 2017, the Cherry Creek Dam, Chatfield Dam, and Bear Creek Dam water control plans were modified to reflect a 7,000 cfs release from Cherry Creek Dam if the reservoir reaches elevation 5590 feet. Releases from Chatfield Dam and Bear Creek Dam were not increased in the updated water control plans.
  • Open house scheduled in Arvada for the Ralston Creek flood risk management study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Arvada and the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, will hold an open house on Tuesday, May 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Arvada City Hall (Anne Campbell Room), located at 8101 Ralston Road in Arvada, Colorado. The objective of this study is to find solutions to reduce flood risks and improve public safety along approximately 3.5 miles of Ralston Creek within the city limits of Arvada.
  • Temporary Closure of East Tailrace at Garrison

    Damage to boat ramp below the Garrison dam requires repairs to the existing ramp and will be closed temporarily while the work is being completed.