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For Jake Cordtz, it was never a question. The best place to work was the outside, and it was only a matter of time before he became a park ranger for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Warmer weather is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and thoughtful activities in and around the water.
Power plant operators are an integral to running a dam. But what does it mean to be an operator? To gain a better understanding of the job, we interviewed three power plant operators who work at dams in the Walla Walla District: Telzey Bartley, Billie Guille and Summer Dellamater.
The Walla Walla District constructs, operates, maintains, and secures multipurpose infrastructure to energize the economy, reduce flood risk, and serve as stewards of water resources for the Snake River Basin and the Nation.

News Releases

21-032 Dworshak Dam continues to refill as flow augmentation season approaches
6/4/2021
AHSAHKA, Idaho –Dworshak Dam releases will remain at 1,600 cubic feet per second (cfs) as the reservoir continues to refill throughout the month. This operation is intended to capture as much water as...
21-031 Goats coming to graze at Mill Creek
6/2/2021
WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- The Walla Walla District will be using a herd of goats to remove weeds and other vegetation growing on levees that border the creek shoreline extending from the Mill Creek...
21-030 Dworshak Dam reservoir continues to refill
5/25/2021
AHSAHKA, Idaho –Dworshak Dam releases will remain at 1,600 cubic feet per second (cfs) through mid-June as the reservoir continues to refill. The reservoir elevation will reach approximately 1,580...
21-029 Lucky Peak Dam and Lake suspends launch fees and pass sales, will move to automated fee collection this summer
5/13/2021
BOISE, Idaho – Lucky Peak Dam and Lake will suspend boat launch fee collections at Barclay Bay and Turner Gulch, along with the sale of Corps of Engineers Annual Passes, until further notice...

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