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Walla Walla WA. - In accordance with President Trump’s Emergency Declaration on COVID Response, Water Control of Dams, and Power Generation, issued on March 13, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District has reduced staffing levels and closed many of its recreational areas.
All locks have been returned to service, with the exception of Ice Harbor and Little Goose. Ice Harbor navigation lock is scheduled to return to service on March 30 while Little Goose navigation lock is scheduled to return to service on April 4.
Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and the Bonneville Power Administration announced that all of the planned in-person public comment meetings will be held virtually due to the high number of COVID-19 cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Washington and Oregon.
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

20-018 Corps deploys 3 teams to Boise Idaho to prepare for COVID-19 impacts.
3/27/2020
WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District deployed 3, two person teams to Boise Idaho, to support the State’s Office of Emergency Services and expand their ability to...
20-017 Walla Walla District continues to fulfill mission in the midst of closures and limited staffing
3/27/2020
Walla Walla WA. - In accordance with President Trump’s Emergency Declaration on COVID Response, Water Control of Dams, and Power Generation, issued on March 13, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla...
20-016 Dworshak Dam postpones opening campgrounds
3/24/2020
AHSAHKA, Idaho – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dworshak Dam Ranger staff announces that Dent Acres campground, as well as Canyon Creek and Dam View campgrounds will not open for the season in April...
20-015 Army Corps of Engineers modifying operations at recreation areas due to Coronavirus
3/20/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it has begun the orderly shutdown of all USACE-managed campgrounds to protect against the further spread of coronavirus disease 2019....