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Panel of experts commends work at Red Rock Hydroelectric Project

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – An Independent Expert Peer Review Panel (IEPR) praised the work and diligence of the engineers, contractors, and Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) following an onsite review of the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project site June 20 – July 1. This was the IEPR’s second onsite review since construction of the project began. The first was in January.
Published: Jul-28-15

Harmful Algal Bloom Press Release

Harmful Algal Bloom Press Release Sandpiper and Oak Grove Beaches at Saylorville Lake have been
Published: Jul-24-15

Acorn Valley Youth Camping Area

Johnston, Iowa - Nestled in the upland timber of Acorn Valley Campground at Saylorville Lake sets the perfect outdoor adventure opportunity for youth. The site provides a remote setting for organized youth groups looking for an opportunity to tent camp without the impact of neighbors and experience a degree of primitive camping.
Published: Jul-14-15

Corps Hosts Open House for Coralville Lake Master Plan Revision

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is revising the Coralville Lake Master Plan and will be hosting a public scoping open house on Wednesday, July 8, from 2 – 7 p.m. at the South Slope Community Center located at 980 North Front Street, North Liberty, Iowa. The purpose of the open house is to informally meet with individuals and groups to discuss the Coralville Lake Master Plan revision. This will provide the public an opportunity to learn about the status of natural resource and recreation activities, provide comments on land management issues and resource objectives, and give feedback on their interests as it relates to Coralville Lake.
Published: Jun-25-15

Illinois Waterway Visitor Center Closes Again Due to High Water

Ottawa, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has temporarily closed the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center located at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa, Illinois, due to high water on the Illinois River.
Published: Jun-23-15

Illinois Waterway Visitor Center Reopens

Ottawa, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District announces the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center located at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa, Illinois has reopened to visitors after high water had restricted access to the building last week.
Published: Jun-22-15

Illinois Waterway Visitor Center Announces Temporary Closure

Ottawa, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has temporarily closed the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center located at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa, Illinois, due to high water on the Illinois River
Published: Jun-16-15

Junior Ranger Day Camp

Johnston, Iowa - Calling all future 4th and 5th graders! Saylorville Lake is holding a nature camp for you. Explore and discover while making friends and having fun learning basic nature safety, history, and environmental stewardship skills.
Published: Jun-15-15

Corps Hosts Open House to Discuss Ten Mile Creek Watershed Restoration Project

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will host an open house to discuss and gather public input regarding a critical restoration project within the Ten Mile Creek Watershed near Peoria, Illinois. The open house is scheduled for June 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Germantown Hills Fire Protection District, 313 Prairie Avenue, Germantown Hills, Illinois.
Published: Jun-12-15

Corps Hosts Open House Events for Public Input on Mississippi River Master Plan

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is revising its Mississippi River Master Plan and is hosting several public scoping open house events to gain public input. Each open house will offer brief overview presentations hourly, informational posters and Corps staff on hand to answer questions about the Master Plan as well as natural resource and recreational opportunities within the Mississippi River Project.
Published: Jun-05-15
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