• March

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District selected to partner in innovative project delivery pilot program

    The South Platte River and Tributaries Project of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District was recently selected to participate in a civil works Public-Private Partnership pilot program.
  • November

    Omaha District Cultural Resources Program partners to preserve the past of public lands

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District owns and operates multiple lakes and reservoirs that provide navigation, flood control, water supply, fish and wildlife, water quality, hydropower, and recreation activities in an area of operation covering 700,000 square miles and 10 states, in the Midwest ‘Plains’ region, of the United States. This broad expanse of flatland in North America contains a rich amount of non-renewable and sensitive resources, including historical properties, and paleontological resources. The Omaha District’s Cultural Resource Program team, Tribal representatives and state officials work together to uphold laws that protect and preserve historical resources found on public lands. 
  • October

    USACE volunteers complete FEMA mission assignment in aftermath of Colorado wildfires

    OMAHA, Neb. – 38 volunteers from the Omaha and Kansas City Districts, including several volunteers from Portland and Seattle, recently completed a six-month Federal Emergency Management Agency debris technical monitoring Mission Assignment near Boulder, Colorado on Aug. 26.
  • August

    USACE, USBR celebrate completion of Lower Yellowstone joint construction project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation co-hosted an official ribbon cutting ceremony in July to celebrate the completion of the fish bypass channel and structural weir components to the Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam project near Glendive, Montana. The dam supplies irrigation water to the area, providing a vital natural source to the public, ranchers, and farmers in the region. The celebration also acknowledged Reclamation’s 120th anniversary.
  • June

    Omaha District leaders visit Fort Randall Dam to discuss multi-million-dollar construction contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with Voith Hydro North America, held a major unit rehabilitation partnering meeting to discuss a collaboration on the Ft. Randall hydropower plant project.

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