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  • August

    District awards environmental remediation contract to support cleanup of Front Range Air Force bases

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Omaha District awarded an $8.5 million Optimized Remediation Contract in July that focuses on a large, joint environmental clean-up effort at six Air Force bases across four states in the Northwest also referred to as the Front Range group.
  • Omaha District plays important role in water quality management

    Whether it is fishing, boating, swimming, or other types of water recreation the benefits of the Omaha District’s water quality management program affect outdoor enthusiasts in positive ways – these benefits even extend to water coming from the faucet.
  • July

    District finishes 2019 flood damage repairs near Clear Creek

    OMAHA, Neb. - Sixteen months after devastating floods wreaked havoc in the Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Systems Restoration Team has made significant progress restoring levee breaches and repairing damaged embankments along the Missouri River and its tributaries. To date, the Corps has closed 28 of 32 breaches.
  • June

    Papio Lakes, Corps hosts virtual meeting for new master plan; public comments sought

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, Natural Resources Management Section hosted a Papio Lakes Master Plan kick-off meeting in May with agency partners and stakeholders to help consolidate several separate, older plans into one document for the Papio Lakes recreation area; the plan is available for public comment through July 31.
  • May

    USACE helps Montana, FEMA prepare for COVID-19 future

    In the three and a half months since the first COVID-19 case was diagnosed in the U.S., the state of Montana has the second lowest number of total cases, and the lowest number of cases per capita of any state in the country. Those low numbers did not stop the state’s leaders and FEMA from enlisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, to prepare for the future fight against the virus.

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