Archive: February, 2011
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ reservoirs ready for spring

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – In anticipation of spring snowmelt and rainfall, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is ensuring its three Iowa reservoirs are ready for increased inflows to assist in reducing the risk of downstream flooding.
  • Melting ice makes Corps lakes unsafe

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – With late winter temperatures beginning to rise and fall, ice-covered areas on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lakes are unsafe for winter activities. Thin, rotten ice and ice unsupported by lake waters can give way at any time. Venturing onto ice surfaces at Coralville Lake, Saylorville Lake and Lake Red Rock is extremely hazardous and is not recommended.