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  • 19-067 New high-tech turbines at Ice Harbor improve safety for fish, produce more power

    BURBANK, Wash. – An advanced-design hydroelectric turbine, built to improve fish passage at federal dams in the Columbia River Basin, has been installed, commissioned and accepted at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam, in southeast Washington on the Snake River.
  • 19-058 Corps, Walla Walla County to provide Mill Creek GI Study progress update May 30

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District (Corps), and Walla Walla County (county) invite the public to attend a progress-update presentation about the Mill Creek General Investigation Feasibility Study (study) on Thursday, May 30, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, located at 550 West Rose Street in Walla Walla, Washington. The presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m., with time afterward for questions.
  • 19-057 Dworshak Dam Visitor Center starts summer-season schedule, tours May 24

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – Summer is just around the corner and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dworshak Dam Visitor Center will be open 7 days a week starting Friday, May 24, of Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Dam tours will be offered daily at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tours are limited to eight people, and photo identification is required.
  • 19-056 Temporary leash rules established to help protect visitors, levee-grazing goats

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – A herd of goats will arrive early tomorrow morning, May 21, to remove weeds and other vegetation growing on levees that border the creek shoreline extending from the Mill Creek diversion dam downstream to the metal division works foot bridge near the Mill Creek Office.
  • 19-055 Corps invites comments on draft FONSI for City of Council Wastewater Improvement Project

    COUNCIL, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public comments on a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Council, Idaho, Wastewater Improvement Project. Comments will be accepted May 20 through June 20, 2019.
  • 19-032 Boise River flows will increase this week

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation will continue to increase flows through the City of Boise. Currently, Boise River flows through town are about 1,200 cubic-feet-per-second (cfs) and will increase by 500 cfs throughout today, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, as measured at the Glenwood Bridge gauge. Flows will increase by another 500 cfs daily, on Wednesday, April 10, Thursday, April 11, and Friday, April 12, incrementally reaching approximately 3,200 cfs by late-Friday evening.
  • 19-031 Lower Monumental Dam’s navigation lock temporarily changes hours of operation April 9-12

    KAHLOTUS, Wash. – Lower Monumental Dam’s navigation lock, located at Snake River Mile 41.6 near Kahlostus, Washington, will temporarily be closed to vessel traffic from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 9-12, according to operations officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District.
  • 19-030 Corps, Reclamation set to increase Boise River flows to 1,600 cfs on Tuesday

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation plan to increase Boise River flows through the City of Boise on Tuesday morning, April 9, 2019, from approximately 1,100 to 1,600 cubic feet per second (cfs), as measured at the Glenwood Bridge gauge
  • 19-027 Rooks Park opens to vehicle traffic

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers staff opened Rooks Park’s gates to vehicle traffic today, April 1, according to Walla Walla District operations officials at the Mill Creek Project. Rooks Park is located on Mill Creek Road about 1 mile east of Walla Walla, Washington.
  • 19-023 Corps seeks public input on proposed Section 408 for Cascade Natural Gas Corp. Mill Creek Channel directional drilling project

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) seeks public comments regarding the Corps’ proposal to grant permission pursuant to 33 United States Code Section 408 (Section 408) for potential alteration to a Corps-constructed river improvement (public work). The Corps proposes to grant Section 408 permission to the Cascade Natural Gas Corporation (CNG Corp) to directionally drill perpendicular to and under the Mill Creek flood-risk-management channel and levees to install a new 8-inch-diameter natural gas pipeline segment.