US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

Emergency Management News Releases

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Category: MRRP
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  • 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.
  • Corps to conduct spillway test at Gavins Point Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has scheduled a spillway test for Gavins Point Dam Tuesday, May 1.

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.
Results:
Category: MRRP
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  • Public meeting scheduled for proposed Missouri River Emergent Sandbar Habitat project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ramada Bismarck Hotel (West Heritage Room), 1400 E. Interchange Ave. in Bismarck, North Dakota, to gather input on site selection for an Emergent Sandbar Habitat (ESH) Project within the Missouri River between Garrison and Oahe dams in North Dakota.
  • Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee enters new phase

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) met in Kansas City, Missouri, Oct. 30-Nov. 2. Committee members continued their work on the transition to an adaptive management framework that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will use to help protect the pallid sturgeon, the interior least tern, and the piping plover while maintaining the Missouri River’s eight authorized purposes (flood control, navigation, irrigation, hydropower, water supply, water quality, recreation, and fish and wildlife).
  • Tribes work with MRRIC as committee enters new phase

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) met in Kansas City, Missouri, Oct. 30-Nov. 2. Tribes were represented by Dr. Kelly Morgan, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Randy Teboe, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska; John Fox, Osage Nation; Richard White, Ogalala Sioux Tribe, and Elizabeth Wakeman, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe. The Omaha Tribe has joined the MRRIC Committee, appointing Orville Cayou, Vice-Chairman for the Tribe (who attended this meeting), and Jessica Webster-Valentino, Tribal Treasurer.