Planning Projects

The following projects are located throughout the Omaha District's Civil Works area of responsibility including Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri. Each project page contains information about the project including news stories, photos, documents, upcoming public meetings and project status.

Flood Risk Management

The purpose of a flood risk management project  is to assist communities with reducing damages caused by flooding through the development of structural or nonstructural solutions.

Ecosystem Restoration

The purpose of an ecosystem restoration project is to restore historic habitat conditions to benefit fish and wildlife resources.

Reservoir Reallocation

The purpose of a reallocation project is to reallocate some portion of the storage in a Corps-owned reservoir from one purpose to another.

Surplus Water

The purpose of a surplus water project is to provide surplus water in the Missouri River mainstem reservoirs to municipal and industrial users on a temporary basis (less than 10 years).

Dam Safety

The purpose of a dam safety study is to identify dam safety issues at Corps-owned dams and determine the most cost-effective solutions to reduce the risks associated with those issues.