US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

News Releases

Campers now able to reserve sites at USACE Lakes in the Black Hills
4/25/2019 UPDATED
Visitors wishing to enjoy nights under the stars at either Cottonwood Springs or Cold Brook Lake will now be able to reserve campsites up to and including the day of arrival through recreation.gov....
Plans to draw down Cunningham Lake moving forward
10/30/2018
OMAHA, Neb.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began drawing down Glenn Cunningham Lake Tuesday as part of a multiagency initiative to control the zebra mussels and common carp that have negatively...
Maintenance Activities Begin at Wagon Train and Stagecoach Reservoirs
9/13/2018
The US Army Corps of Engineers announced today that maintenance construction activities on the outlet works of Wagon Train and Stagecoach Dams have begun and will continue through December....
Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns
6/29/2017
     OMAHA, Neb. – More public recreation fatalities occur in July than any other month, so the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) asks you to please play it safe while on, in, or near the water...
While Enjoying America’s Waterways Play It Safe
5/22/2017
Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) encourages you to make sure you have life jackets for everyone and that you wear them. ...
Prize competition seeks ideas to better estimate the water storage capacity of reservoirs
2/22/2017
The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking problem solvers to develop new or improved analytical methods for estimating the water storage capacity and/or sedimentation volume of reservoirs managed by...
Public meeting scheduled on Cottonwood Springs Lake and Cold Brook Lake draft Master Plan
7/29/2016
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. with a brief presentation at 6:15 p.m. at the Mueller Civic Center Annex room, 801 South 6th Street,...
Lake Zorinsky suspect for larval zebra mussels
6/30/2016
A recent water sample taken from Lake Zorinsky has tested positive for veligers, the microscopic larval form of zebra mussels. Additional water samples continue to be analyzed and shoreline surveys...
Be safe, know and follow the rules this upcoming holiday
6/30/2015
With the upcoming holiday, rangers at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas across the Missouri Basin want to remind the public about a few rules and policies to help prevent fires, drowning,...
Draft master plan update for Fort Randall Dam/Lake Francis Case available for public review
7/17/2014
The draft master plan update for Fort Randall Dam/Lake Francis Case is currently available for public review. The master plan provides guidance for the management and development of natural and...