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  • April

    USACE civilian graduates DINFOS: A peek into his experience there

    USACE CIVILIAN GRADUATES DINFOS A PEEK INTO HIS EXPERIENCE THERE
  • Chaining ensures Corps’ bridges not weakest link

    For more than 25 years, the sound of rattling chains has pierced the air whenever Lyle Peterson crossed one of the bridges spanning the Missouri River at one the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Omaha District’s six mainstem dams.
  • December

    Invasive species mussel in on Gavins Point Dam

    When you’re talking about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ six mainstem dams on the Missouri River, the word small is a relative term. While the dams and their powerhouses vary in size, they are all imposing structures. For instance, Gavins Point Dam, near Yankton, South Dakota, is the smallest of the six, yet it took 7 million cubic yards of earth to build and its three Kaplan generators are capable of generating electricity for 68,000 homes. This makes it that much more ironic that something as small as a zebra mussel could give it such big problems.
  • Omaha District 2019 Fiscal Year in Review

    It’s been another busy year across the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District, with many significant accomplishments taking place during 2019. The District closed out the fiscal year Sept. 30 with a $1.4 billion program, one of the largest the district has ever managed, surpassing last year’s total of $1.29 billion. That included more than $61 million in civil works, almost $400 million in military missions, $359 million in special projects and $386 million in environmental missions.
  • June

    Planning Army Corps Managed Water Resource Projects

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages thousands of water resource projects across the country. The Corps generates hydropower, supplies water to cities and industry, regulates development in navigable waters, restores aquatic ecosystems, assists in national emergencies, provide navigation, flood risk reduction, ecosystem restoration, and is the Nation’s largest provider of recreation. As complicated as many of these sound, each of these missions began as a planning study.

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Virtual, in-person FNOD RAB meeting scheduled for Dec. 7
12/1/2023 UPDATED
Community members can learn more about restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) and hear the latest cleanup progress during a quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB)...
Mobile District highlight: CIO/G-6 - Information Technology
12/1/2023
In the heart of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, a dedicated team is working behind the scenes, ensuring the seamless operations of the Corps' vital missions. Meet the unsung heroes...
Army water regulators await torrent of winter moisture set to blast the Pacific Northwest
12/1/2023
A stream of atmospheric rivers will be flowing through parts the Pacific Northwest at the beginning of December, drastically changing the region’s most recent crisp, dry autumn – a seemingly strange...
USACE Hosts Lone Star Warriors Outdoors Combat Veteran Deer Hunt
11/30/2023 UPDATED
For the last five years, USACE Galveston District (SWG) has partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens and the non-profit Lone Star Warriors Outdoors (LSWO) to offer combat...