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  • 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.
  • 19-033 Corps offers free firewood at Tri-Rivers NRM parks

    BURBANK, Wash. – Free firewood is available to the general public at several U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-managed recreation areas near Ice Harbor Lock and Dam, officials at the Corps’ Walla Walla District announced, today.
  • 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
  • 19-029 Corps seeks public input for Sweetwater, Lapwai creeks aquatic ecosystem restoration study; comments due May 4

    LAPWAI, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District (Corps), seeks public comments regarding the scope of the Sweetwater and Lapwai Creeks Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Study.
  • 19-028 Dworshak Dam discharge flows to decrease Saturday to 1,700 cfs

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – Reservoir managers will decrease Dworshak Dam discharge flows on Saturday, April 6, from the current 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 1,700 cfs, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials.
  • 19-026 Dworshak Dam discharge flows to temporarily increase to 5,400 cfs March 27-29 to help speed hatchery fish downstream

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – To give fish hatcheries an opportunity to release juvenile fish smolts, Dworshak Dam discharge flows will be increased Wednesday, March 27, starting at noon, from the current 1,600 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 5,400 cfs, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials. Reservoir managers plan to maintain the increased flows through Friday, March 29.
  • 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.