US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District

  • Coralville Lake to Host Earth Day Celebration

    Join the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake on Sunday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate Earth Day with a tree planting activity to help beautify the area by the dam.
  • Saylorville Lake Earth Day Celebration

    17 April 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Saturday, April 20, 201912pm – 4:00 pmSaylorville Lake Visitor
  • Lake Red Rock Update: March 28, 2019

    Lake Red Rock crested on March 27th at 765.1 feet above sea level (normal level is 742 feet above sea level). To track lake and river forecasts, please visit www.rivergages.com. The South Overlook boat ramp is closed until further notice due to high water. The portion of the Volksweg Trail around the Marina Cove bay is also closed. Boat ramps that are currently usable for lake access include those at the Whitebreast Recreation Area, Marina Cove and Elk Rock State Park (just off of Highway 14), and Howell Station Landing for river access below the dam. Please note that parking areas at the Marina Cove ramp are very limited during times of high water. During March and April, the Red Rock Visitor Center is open Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 -4:00 p.m.
  • Corps of Engineers to maintain non-growing season maximum release of 10,000 cfs at Coralville Lake

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will maintain the non-growing season maximum release of 10,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) at Coralville Lake due to predicted higher than normal inflows into the reservoir. Typically, reductions in outflow are made to reduce flood crests downstream of the reservoir. By maintaining 10,000 cfs at the reservoir, flood storage will be conserved for future snowmelt and runoff from rainfall this spring.
  • President's Fiscal 2020 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020) includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Corps Illinois Waterway Project Offering FREE Boating Safety Classes

    OTTAWA, Illinois - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is offering five free Illinois Safe Boating classes this year at the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center located at 950 N. 27th Rd in Ottawa, Illinois.
  • Mississippi River Project Offering FREE Boating Safety Classes

    Rock Island, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering multiple opportunities to attend a free boating safety education class. The classes will be held on: April 13th and 27th and May 11th and 18th.
  • Corps to Host Public Open House Events for Coralville Lake Water Control Plan Update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is in the process of revising the Coralville Lake Water Control Plan and is hosting two public open house events to explain the process and gather input from the public. Water Control Plans define normal operations of a water control structure and ensure the operations of a reservoir conform to laws and applicable federal regulations.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Requests Information on Conceptual Public-Private Partnership (P3) Delivery of Civil Works Projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today in the Federal Register a 60-day period for the submission of information on conceptual Public-Private Partnership (P3) delivery of specific USACE Civil Works projects. Information must be submitted to Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on or before midnight, April 2, to be eligible for consideration.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Conduct Stakeholder Session on WRDA 2018 Implementation Guidance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct a Stakeholder Session, Monday, Feb. 11, to get public input on USACE development of implementation guidance for various provisions contained in the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA 2018). WRDA 2018 was signed into law Oct. 23, 2018, as Title I of the America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.