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  • Coralville Lake Bald Eagle Watch & Expo

    IOWA CITY, IOWA –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake will be co-hosting a Bald Eagle Watch and Expo on Saturday, February 7, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at North Central Junior High, 180 E. Forevergreen Road, North Liberty, Iowa. The other co-hosts are the Iowa City Bird Club and the Iowa Wildlife Federation.
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shares water safety tips for Labor Day holiday

    (ROCK ISLAND, Ill.) — It’s almost time to say goodbye to summer. If you’ll be spending the weekend on or around the water this Labor Day, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges you to remember these safety tips.
  • Coralville Lake Outflow Increasing to 18,000 cfs Due to Heavy Rainfall

    IOWA CITY, IA -- Heavy rainfall over portions of north central Iowa on Monday has increased runoff into Coralville Reservoir from its 3,084 square-mile watershed. To manage pool levels and maintain flood storage capacity, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will gradually increase Coralville Lake outflows on the Iowa River from a current rate of 10,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 15,000 cfs today, and then increase the outflow to 18,000 cfs on July 3. This outflow will remain in effect until further notice.
  • Corps Seeks Agricultural Lease Applications at Coralville Lake

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—The Rock Island District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking applications for leasing approximately 120.5 acres of land for agricultural purposes at Coralville Lake. The lease is for a five-year term. Applications will be evaluated based upon the highest annual rental proposed.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers returns to full operations

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (Oct. 17) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has returned to full operations today following the passing of the continuing resolution by Congress.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers preparing for possible government shutdown

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (Sept. 30) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is preparing for a potential federal government shutdown due to lack of funding. If unfunded on Oct. 1, shutdown of all activities other than excepted activities will occur. Excepted activities will be minimally staffed to protect against imminent threats to life and property or to continue support to maintain national security.
  • Coralville Lake averts more than $105 million in flood damages

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – (June 18) During the recent heavy rainfall events in the Iowa River basin, Coralville Lake outflows were regulated to help lower river levels and minimize flooding to communities on the Iowa and Mississippi rivers. The reduced river levels resulting from the operation of Coralville Lake prevented more than $105 million in additional flood damages to downstream areas.
  • Coralville Reservoir pool expected to peak below spillway

    IOWA CITY, IA – (June 3) Due to changing weather patterns and the lack of forecasted rainfall over Coralville Reservoir’s 3,115 square-mile watershed in north central Iowa, Coralville Lake is not expected to overtop the spillway.
  • Access Road Across Coralville Dam to Close

    IOWA CITY – (June 2) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake will be completely closing the roadway that goes across the Coralville Dam beginning June 3, 2013 at 10:00 P.M.
  • Coralville Reservoir forecasted to overtop spillway; Corps increases outflows

    IOWA CITY, IA – (May 30) Due to recent heavy rainfall and forecasted precipitation over Coralville Reservoir’s 3,115 square-mile watershed in north central Iowa, Coralville Lake is expected to overtop the spillway on June 9.