Emergency Management News Releases

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  • Cherry Creek Reservoir releases scheduled to gradually increase

    As river stages downstream of Denver continue to recede, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District will begin to gradually increase releases from Cherry Creek Dam. Releases from Cherry Creek Dam will be gradually increased over the next few days to evacuate flood control storage. On Thursday, Sept. 26, Cherry Creek Dam releases were increased from 40 cubic feet per second to 75 cfs. The releases are scheduled to be increased to 100 cfs on Monday, Sept. 30.
  • Public reminded about risks of living behind levees, below dams

    Dry conditions throughout the Missouri River basin since last summer might lead some communities throughout the Missouri River basin to believe that the risk of flooding is nonexistent this year. The risk of flooding still remains even during a drought, particularly due to isolated thunderstorms in areas below Gavins Point Dam where the Corps does not have a way to regulate the runoff. Residents throughout the basin are reminded to remain vigilant even during this drought period.
  • Omaha District Emegency Managers hold annual flood fight training

    Omaha District Emergency Management Office held its annual Flood Fight training on February 15 for non-federal levee sponsors in the PL 84-99 program, and State and County Emergency Managers near Omaha, Neb.
  • Corps to hold Fort Peck Spillway test first week in September

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is set to conduct a flow test of the Fort Peck Spillway in Montana during the week of Sept. 4. The test will help engineers to determine whether a subdrain system that relieves potential pressure beneath the spillway is functioning properly.
  • Corps to Conduct Damage Assessment at Gavins Point Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, will conduct damage assessments on Wednesday, May 9, of the spillway slabs at Gavins Point Dam.

Emergency Operations News

Emergency Operations news releases are published during an activation of the Omaha District Emergency Operations Center. These releases also appear on the front page of the District Web site and the Emergency Management Web page.
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  • Omaha District Awards Emergency Levee Contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has awarded a contract for an emergency levee
  • USACE NWO continues flood fight partnerships

    There are confirmed breaches at L611-614 (south of Council Bluffs, Iowa), L-601 (south of Glenwood, Iowa), L-575 (Fremont County, Iowa), L-550 (Atchison County, Missouri), R-562 (Nemaha County, Nebraska), Western Sarpy (Ashland, Nebraska), Clear Creek (Ashland, Nebraska), Union Levee (Valley, Nebraska).  Partial breaches have been confirmed at river miles; L-594 (Fremont County, Iowa), R-573 (Otoe County, Nebraska). Additional breaches are expected as a result of the extremely high flows.
  • Corps seeks comments on draft feasibility report/environmental assessment for ecosystem restoration study in Sheridan, Wyoming

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on the recently released draft feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment which outlines a proposed plan to restore approximately three miles of degraded ecosystem along the Little Goose Creek, Big Goose Creek, and Goose Creek in Sheridan, Wyoming. The plan includes in-stream structures to improve cold water fishery habitat, stream modifications to increase fish passage and restoration of wetland habitat adjacent to the creeks. Comments must be postmarked or received by March 12, 2018.