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Start planning for the 2022 camping season now
12/7/2021
The 2022 recreational camping and fee schedule is live on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s webpage. Recreation enthusiasts can find up-to-date information about site amenities...
Christmas Parade
12/7/2021
Big things come in small packages, and that adage couldn’t of rang truer than on Saturday night when the city of Glenville hosted its Annual Christmas Parade downtown.Old Saint Nick headlined the...
Christmas Cookies with Bobber and Santa
12/7/2021
The Annual Christmas Cookies with Bobber and Santa was held at the Burnsville Community Building. Participants enjoyed learning about water safety in a creative hands-on hypothermia activity called...
Clabough named Nashville District Employee of the Month for September 2021
12/7/2021
Chris Clabough, a member of the navigation lock and repair station maintenance force, is named U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for September 2021. He is...
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  • January

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves to eradicate invasive species

    Since the discovery of zebra mussels at the South Dakota Big Bend powerhouse intake gates in the summer of 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has conducted an internal analysis of the potential alternatives to control the invasive species.
  • March

    Project maintenance, cavitation repairs and OJT

    Among the various projects taking place at Gavins Point Power Plant, generator unit number three was recently dewatered to allow project crews to inspect the draft tube for damage caused by cavitation and make the necessary repairs. Cavitation repairs in the draft tube for unit three will continue through mid-March. Additional maintenance and rehabilitation projects are also underway at the Gavins Point project including replacing three power transformers and rehabilitating the spillway’s tainter gates. Work will move to unit two for annual generator maintenance, to install new un-watering and drain valves, to install a new motor control center, and replace switchgear equipment.