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Upper Mississippi River -Illinois Waterway System Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP)

Point of Contact: Regional Program Manager Phone: 309-794-5593 Email:
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

UMRR Program - IL, IA, MO, MN, WI - Upper Mississippi River Restoration

The UMRR Program was authorized by the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1986 and continuously authorized by WRDA 99.The program consists of two primary elements: habitat rehabilitation projects, and systemic monitoring and research. Some of the key provisions of the Program are: 1) it is a continuing authority; 2) the total authorized annual funding amount is $33,170,000; and 3) the requirement for a Report to Congress every six years to evaluate the Program and document progress and its accomplishments, identify systemic habitat needs, and recommend adjustments as needed.
Published: 5/4/2017