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Saylorville Lake Inflows Will Overtop Spillway - Update

Des Moines, Iowa -- (June 30, 2010) Inflows into the Saylorville Lake from its 5,823 square-mile watershed on the Des Moines River continue to cause pool levels to rise. In response to rainfall occurring over the Des Moines River watershed and subsequent increased inflows into Saylorville Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to release its maximum outflow from its conduit [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-10

Saylorville Lake Inflows Will Overtop Spillway

Des Moines, Iowa -- Increased inflow into the Saylorville Lake from its 5,823 square-mile watershed on the Des Moines River has caused pool levels to continue to rise. In response to the National Weather Service’s 24-hour forecast, rainfall occurring over the Des Moines River watershed, and subsequent increased inflow into Saylorville Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to release its maximum outflow from its conduit. [Read More]
Published: Jun-28-10

Lake Red Rock Water Releases Increase; Localized Downstream Flooding to Occur

Knoxville, Iowa -- Increased inflow into Lake Red Rock from its 12,323 square-mile watershed on the Des Moines River is causing pool levels to rise as flood waters are stored. In response to the increased inflow and National Weather Service forecast for rainfall over the Des Moines River watershed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will increase outflows from Lake Red Rock over the next several days. [Read More]
Published: Jun-22-10

Corps hosts meeting to discuss flood risk plan for Cedar Rapids

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to attend informational meetings for the Cedar River, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Feasibility Study, June 23 at the Crowne Center Plaza Five Seasons Hotel. The purpose of the meetings is to explain the Corps’ tentatively selected plan for flood risk management for Cedar Rapids. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-10

Corps to host meeting about Cedar River Feasibility Study

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to attend informational meetings for the Cedar River, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Feasibility Study, June 23 at the Crowne Center Plaza Five Seasons Hotel. The purpose of the meetings is to explain the Corps’ tentatively selected plan for flood risk management for Cedar Rapids. [Read More]
Published: Jun-09-10

Army Corps of Engineers awards contract for recreation area rehab at Saylorville Lake

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, awarded a contract in the amount of $743,763 for Sandpiper Recreation Area Rehabilitation at Saylorville Lake in Polk County, Iowa. [Read More]
Published: Jun-02-10

Coralville Lake Outflows Being Reduced

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is reducing Coralville Reservoir outflows to 1000 cubic feet per second or less on Thursday June 3, 2010, to allow for divers to survey for freshwater mussels just below Park Road Bridge in Iowa City, Iowa. [Read More]
Published: May-10-10

Corps and Iowa DNR begin Ventura Marsh restoration

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, celebrate the beginning of construction with a ground breaking ceremony for the Ventura Marsh Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project, May 10 at 2 p.m. at the project site. [Read More]
Published: May-06-10

Public Invited to Lake Koshkonong Information Meeting & Workshop

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The public is invited to attend and participate in a public information meeting and workshop concerning improvements to Lake Koshkonong on Thursday, May 13, 7 - 9 p.m. at the Fort Atkinson High School, Fort Atkinson, Wis. [Read More]
Published: May-05-10

Contract awarded for Peoria River Development, Stage II

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. -- The US Army Corps of Engineers - Rock Island District and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources awarded a contract for the Peoria Riverfront Development, Illinois (Ecosystem Restoration) Upper Mid-sized Island Critical Restoration Project, Stage II. [Read More]
Published: Apr-02-10
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