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Flowering Rush is not native to the Pacific Northwest and its eradication is a focus for the US Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District.
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.
Finding the perfect career isn’t easy, but for Jeannette Wilson, becoming the operations project manager (OPM) at Lower Monumental Lock and Dam was like finding gold at the end of the rainbow.
“I am 10th generation to serve,” Emily Klinefelter, Park Ranger with Lower Granite Natural Resource Office, said. “My grandmother filled my head with dreams about being a sailor. She served in WWII teaching young Americans and Russians how to use the anti-aircraft guns.”
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

21-021 Walla Walla District to update the landscaping around district office campus
4/15/2021
Walla Walla, WA – The Walla Walla District Corps of Engineers will be modifying the landscaping around its district office campus this summer. These changes are being made to create a more people-...
21-020 Dworshak Dam is cleaning out its Lost and Found
4/13/2021
Ahsahka, Idaho. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Dworshak Dam and Reservoir is cleaning out this past year’s lost and found items...
21-019 Dworshak Dam discharges to increase to 7,800 cfs for upcoming week
4/9/2021
AHSAHKA, Idaho –Dworshak Dam will be increasing releases from 6,900 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 7,800 cfs to support hatchery releases, which resume Monday, April 12...
21-018 JOINT RELEASE: Federal agencies increase Boise River flows for irrigation season
4/8/2021
BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation will gradually increase Boise River flows through the City of Boise from approximately 250 to 500 cubic feet per second...

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