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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  • 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.
  • USACE preparing Highway 12 Environmental Impact Statement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Omaha District is beginning work on a supplemental draft environmental impact statement for the Highway 12 road project in Knox County, Nebraska. 
  • Nebraska Highway 12 EIS permit application withdrawn

    Following the November 9 public hearing hosted by the U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers, Omaha District, the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) has withdrawn their permit application for the Nebraska Highway 12 - Niobrara East and West project under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.