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Saylorville Lake Outflows will Affect Des Moines River Levels

The water level at Saylorville Lake has been receding after spring and early summer rainfall in the [Read More]
Published: Jun-14-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2018 Civil Works Appropriations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program on Thursday, June 7. [Read More]
Published: Jun-11-18

Whitebreast Beach - Status Update

The bacteria counts at the Whitebreast Beach are now within normal parameters and the beach is no longer posted. The Whitebreast beach, the North Overlook Beach and the main body of the lake have low bacterial counts. Further information on the Corps of Engineers water quality monitoring procedures may be obtained at the Red Rock Visitor Center. [Read More]
Published: Jun-08-18

Locks and Dam 15 Tours

Rock Island, IL- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering free tours of Locks and Dam #15 every Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day. These tours will be offered at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and will each last one hour. While walking around the locks, visitors will learn about the history of the Locks and Dam #15, the Government Bridge and how they both work. [Read More]
Published: Jun-07-18

USACE Opens Updated National Levee Database

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today opened the updated National Levee Database (NLD) for public access. The NLD is a living, dynamic information source that provides visualization and search capability on the location and condition of levee systems nationwide. [Read More]
Published: Jun-05-18

Auxiliary Lock Opens for Season at Lock 14

PLEASANT VALLEY, Iowa – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project is opening the Auxiliary Lock located Lock and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, for recreational boating traffic starting May 25 and running through Sept. 3, 2018. [Read More]
Published: May-23-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host change of command ceremony

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois. – Command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will change hands Thursday, May 24, during a ceremony on Arsenal Island at the Clock Tower Building beginning at 10 a.m. [Read More]
Published: May-23-18

Coralville Reservoir Memorial Day Ceremony Postponed

IOWA CITY, Iowa. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is postponing the Annual Memorial Day Veteran’s Trail Ceremony due to wet weather and ongoing construction at the site. [Read More]
Published: May-21-18

Saylorville Lake Closures and Debris Warning

Saylorville Lake Closures and Debris WarningRecent rainfall and previous snowmelt in the Des Moines [Read More]
Published: May-10-18

Corps Temporarily Modifies Saylorville and Red Rock Reservoir Water Control Plans

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will initiate temporary modifications to the water control plans at Saylorville and Red Rock reservoirs. [Read More]
Published: Apr-26-18
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