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Cedar River, Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- Flood Risk Management

In June 2008, the City of Cedar Rapids (City), Iowa, was devastated by a flood of record proportions.
Published: 4/27/2017

Dubuque FRM Project, IA - Cap Section 205

The City of Dubuque is requesting assistance with issues along the US Senator John C. Culver Floodwall at the Mississippi River in the City of Dubuque, IA.
Published: 4/27/2017

Regional Flood Risk Management

In recent years, the Upper Mississippi River watershed has experienced more frequent flooding with higher stages, particularly in the last ten years with major floods occurring in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014.
Published: 5/2/2017

Repairs to Levee Systems/Flood Control Projects - Policy

Corps of Engineers policy regarding repairs to levee systems and flood control projects damaged by floods.
Published: 5/3/2017

Saylorville Lake, Iowa

Saylorville Lake Project including the Big Creek Remedial Works is a multi-purpose project providing primary benefits in flood control and secondary benefits in low-flow augmentation, recreation, environmental stewardship, and water supply.
Published: 5/3/2017

Section 205 Overview

Section 205, small flood risk management program provides support for local flood risk management by the construction or improvement of structural or non-structural flood risk management measures.
Published: 5/3/2017

Section 408 Program

The Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 and codified in 33 USC 408 (commonly referred to as “Section 408”) authorizes the Secretary of the Army, on the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers of the US Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), to grant permission for the alteration or occupation or use of a civil works project provided the Secretary determines that the activity will not be injurious to the public interest and will not impair the usefulness of the project.
Published: 5/3/2017

Small Communities Flooding Operations Planning Data Development (multiple sites) Floodplain Management Services/Silver Jackets - Program Pilot Project - Iowa

This project will leverage recently the developed HEC-RAS model for the water surface information used to develop inundation maps for a range of flows (depth/extent) for the small communities.
Published: 5/3/2017

Small Communities Flooding Operations Planning Data Development (multiple sites) Floodplain Management Services/Silver Jackets - Program Pilot Projects - Illinois

This project will leverage recently the developed HEC-RAS model for the water surface information used to develop inundation maps for a range of flows (depth/extent) for the small communities.
Published: 5/3/2017

Spoon River - FPMS

This project would develop an unsteady HEC-RAS model for the Spoon River within Fulton County (including acquisition of channel cross sections to support model development).
Published: 5/3/2017

Unnamed Rock Tributary, Carbon Cliff, IL - CAP Section 205

ContactProgram Manager309-794-5704cemvr-pm-web@usace.army.milLocation Carbon Cliff,
Published: 5/4/2017

Upper Mississippi River System Hydraulic Model Update (SJ/FPMS)

ContactRock Island DistrictCorporate Communications Office (309) 794-5729LocationUpper Mississippi
Published: 1/29/2018

Upper Mississippi River Watershed Project

Contact Project Manager 309-794-5690LocationUpper Mississippi River BasinDescriptionThe Great Flood
Published: 5/4/2017