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  • Final Free Boating Safety Class

    Rock Island, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that the final boating safety education class they will be offering before the summer season will be held on May 18th. The class will be held at the Mississippi River Project Office at Locks and Dam 14 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Illinois Waterway Visitor Center Closes Due to High Water

    OTTAWA, Illinois. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has temporarily closed the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center located at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa, Illinois, due to rising river levels.
  • Saylorville Lake and Lake Red Rock Operating Under Newly Updated Water Control Plans

    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District has updated the Des Moines River Basin Master Regulation Manual and, as a result, now operates Saylorville Lake and Lake Red Rock under newly updated Water Control Plans.
  • Coralville Lake to Host Earth Day Celebration

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - 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
  • 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.