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  • Corps permits may be needed for flood damage repairs

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill., – As repairs to property damaged by 2010 flooding takes place, the first thing that comes to mind may be obtaining the proper building permits. There is one permit that is often overlooked, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit.
  • Regional Flood Risk Management Team meets in Moline, Illinois

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill., – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and other federal, state and local agencies are conducting a meeting of the Regional Flood Risk Management Team (RFRMT) on October 15, at the Stoney Creek Inn, Moline, Ill. The meeting takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Blackhawk Conference Room.
  • Waubonsie Creek Restoration Project Creates Fish Passage

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, celebrate the beginning of construction with a ground breaking ceremony for the Waubonsie Creek Restoration Project, Oct. 1 at 10 a.m.
  • Lake Red Rock Outflow Reduced for Dive Inspection

    On Sept. 7, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will begin reducing outflow from the Lake Red Rock Dam in preparation for a dive inspection of the structure.
  • Lockport Controlling Works rehabilitation to begin

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC), celebrate the beginning of construction with a ground breaking ceremony for the Lockport Stage II, Controlling Works project, Sept. 10 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Cedar Rapids flood risk study draft report available for public review and comment

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in partnership with the City of Cedar Rapids, has completed the Cedar River, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Flood Risk Management Project Feasibility Report with Integrated Environmental Assessment, Public Review Draft. This document presents the evaluation of flood risk management alternatives for the City of Cedar Rapids. The report is available for public review and comment for a 30-day period beginning Aug. 31 and ending Sept. 30, 2010.
  • Saylorville Lake crest gates in need of repair; no impact to outflows

    Des Moines, Iowa -- (July 19, 2010) A thorough U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ inspection of Saylorville Lake’s inflatable pneumatic crest gates following the recent flood event has determined that the air bladders used to lift the gates are experiencing separation of the rubber ply layers resulting in the loss of an airtight seal.
  • USACE awards contract for pump station modification at Saylorville Lake

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, awarded a contract to Q.B.S. Inc., Alliance, Ohio, for $3,112,900 to perform repairs and modifications to the Big Creek Pump Station at Saylorville Lake on the Des Moines River in Polk County, Iowa.
  • USACE awards contract for pump station modification at Saylorville Lake

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, awarded a contract to Q.B.S. Inc., Alliance, Ohio, for $3,112,900 to perform repairs and modifications to the Big Creek Pump Station at Saylorville Lake on the Des Moines River in Polk County, Iowa.
  • USACE awards contract for floodwall repairs at Amana Remedial Works

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, awarded a contract to Hammer LGC, Inc., Caseyville, Ill., for $328,696 to perform floodwall repairs at Amana Remedial Works on the Iowa River, Coralville Lake Reservoir, Iowa County, Iowa.