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Corps activates Emergency Operations Center to provide flood-fight support

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (April 19) – In response to National Weather Service forecasts predicting the potential for major flooding in areas along the Upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers and their tributaries, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, activated its Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday, April 17. [Read More]
Published: Apr-19-13

Coast Guard investigates marine casualty on Illinois River at the Marseilles Dam (Unified Command News Release)

MARSEILLES, Ill. (April 19) — The Coast Guard is investigating a marine casualty that occurred Thursday evening on the Illinois River at the Marseilles Dam. [Read More]
Published: Apr-19-13

Recreation Areas to Close Due to High Water

Thomson, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the closure of Thomson Causeway Recreation Area in Thomson, Illinois, and Bulger’s Hollow Recreation Area in Clinton, Iowa due to impending high water. [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-13

Earth Day activities cancelled at Andalusia Slough

Andalusia, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that Earth Day Activities at Andalusia Slough Recreation Area scheduled for April 20, 2013 have been cancelled due to rising flood waters. [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-13

Cattail Slough Recreation Area Closed Due To High Water

Thomson, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that Cattail Slough recreation area south of Fulton Illinois has been closed due to high water levels. [Read More]
Published: Apr-17-13

Ferry Landing, Kilpeck Landing & Blanchard Island Recreation Areas Closed

Muscatine, IA - The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the closure of Ferry Landing, Kilpeck Landing, and Blanchard Island Recreation Areas due to the impending high water. [Read More]
Published: Apr-15-13

Pleasant Creek Recreation Area Closed

Bellevue, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi River Project announces that it has closed the following recreation area due to the rising floodwaters. Pleasant Creek Recreation Area located at 19995 Highway 52, Bellevue Iowa, 52031. [Read More]
Published: Apr-15-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and partners host open house to discuss Huron Island Rehabilitation Project

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (April 12, 2013) – The Rock Island District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as well as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources invite the public to attend an open house for the Environmental Management Program’s Huron Island Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project. The open house will be held April 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at City Hall, 510 Main Street, Mediapolis, Iowa. [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts public meeting about dredging near Lock and Dam 20 near Canton, Mo.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (April 12, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, invites the public to attend a meeting to discuss dredging and placement of dredged material near Lock and Dam 20 in Canton, Mo. The meeting is April 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Canton City Hall, 106 N 5th Street, Canton. [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-13

FREE Boating Safety Classes

Pleasant Valley, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering free boating safety education classes. The classes will be held on the following dates: April 13th and April 27th. [Read More]
Published: Apr-08-13
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