The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District (Corps) invites the public to provide scoping comments for the upcoming revision of the McNary Master Plan. The Corps will be accepting comments from May 2 through June 2, 2022.
For those who live along the river, the idea of having a boat dock can be attractive. However, specific laws, rules and procedures go into installing a boat dock, and it’s important to be aware of the process, especially for those living adjacent to federally managed shorelines.
Hydropower, a clean, renewable and reliable energy source, just became safer for fish and more efficient at generating electricity, thanks to the new turbines at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on the Snake River in southeast Washington.
Just below Dworshak Dam, on the shore of the Clearwater River, lies the Dworshak National Fish Hatchery (DNFH). The DNFH raises millions of salmon and steelhead smolts every year to be released into the river and make their way down to the ocean.
The latest issue of the Intercom is now available! The Intercom is an unofficial publication authorized by the provi­sions of Army Regulation 360-1. It is published by the Public Affairs Office, Walla Walla District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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

22-036 Lower Granite Dam Visitor Center announces summer season hours and tour schedule
5/19/2022
Clarkston, WA –With the summer recreation season ramping up, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Lower Granite Visitor Center will be open daily, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. starting Monday, May 23...
22-035 Corps implements alcohol ban at Granite Point
5/19/2022
Walla Walla, WA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District will implement an alcohol ban at the Granite Point recreation site on Lower Granite Lake on May 27. This change is designed to...
Late Season Snow to Benefit Recreation at Lucky Peak for 2 Additional Weeks
5/18/2022
BOISE, Idaho – Several weather systems have pushed through the region since late April, resulting in improved conditions for the Boise River basin...

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