US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District

  • Saylorville Lake Earth Day Celebration

    17 April 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Saturday, April 20, 201912pm – 4:00 pmSaylorville Lake Visitor
  • 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, Illinois - 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.
  • Coralville Lake to Host Eagle Watch

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting an Eagle Watch at Coralville Lake on Saturday, February 2, from 1-3 p.m. Outdoor viewing will be held along the riverfront at the Tailwater West Recreation Area below the dam and indoor viewing will be available inside the Coralville Lake Visitor Center along with educational activities. Park rangers and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and provide spotting scopes for closer viewing.
  • Unstable Ice on Coralville Lake

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake is asking all visitors including ice fishermen and snowmobilers to stay off the ice for safety reasons. Recent fluctuations in warm and cold temperatures, along with rain and snow have decreased the stability of the ice. Ice formation on the reservoir is different than small lakes and ponds because moving water under the ice slows the freezing process.