• 19-085 Roadway closed across Lower Monumental Lock and Dam July 29 – Aug. 5, 2019 for maintenance

    The roadway across Lower Monumental Lock and Dam will be closed to traffic beginning at 6:30 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2019 and will reopen at 06:30 a.m. Monday Aug. 5, 2019, to accommodate non-routine and routine maintenance activities, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials announced today.
  • 19-076 Dworshak Reservoir offers July 4 holiday fun

    Enjoy a variety of outdoor summer fun opportunities at Dworshak Dam and Reservoir during the Independence Day holiday weekend – boating, camping, water sports, swimming, fishing, hiking and more.
  • 19-072 Corps sets June 27 Lower Monumental 50th Anniversary event schedule

    On Thursday, June 27, Lower Monumental Lock and Dam is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its construction with a commemoration event beginning at 9 a.m. with an open house from 9 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and a ceremony from 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The public is invited to the day’s festivities marking U.S. Army Corps of Engineers efforts to build the dam, navigation lock, powerhouse, fish ladders and recreation areas. The keynote speaker will be Lt. Col. Christian N. Dietz, Walla Walla District Commander.
  • 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.
  • 19-054 Boise River flows to decrease to 4,300 cfs by Monday

    BOISE, Idaho -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to reduce flows through the City of Boise by 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) by Monday, May 20. Currently, Boise River flows through town are approximately 5,800 cfs, as measured at the Glenwood Bridge gauge. Flows will be reduced by 500 cfs each morning on Thursday, May 16, Friday, May 17, and Monday, May 20, reaching approximately 4,300 cfs by late-morning on Monday.
  • Joint-District News Release -- Summer recreational vessel lockage schedule begins today

    COLUMBIA & SNAKE RIVERS, Ore. & Wash. -- May 15 marks the start of the summer schedule for recreational boaters using navigation locks to travel past U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers, according to Corps navigation planners.