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  • 22-020 Dry conditions expected in the Boise River system

    BOISE, Idaho – A lower-than-normal water supply in the Boise River basin is prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) to conserve as much water as possible until the beginning of the irrigation season. Therefore, flows from Lucky Peak Dam will continue to be at minimum releases of 220 cubic feet per second (cfs) until the start of irrigation season, which expected to start later in April.
  • 21-057 Public invited to participate in virtual Lucky Peak Dam Safety meeting

    BOISE, Idaho – The Walla Walla District Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be holding a virtual public meeting on November 3 to discuss the details of the Lucky Peak Dam Safety Action Classification (DSAC) change.
  • 21-038 Lucky Peak Reservoir pool lowering early to meet irrigation demands

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation will begin lowering the pool elevation of Lucky Peak Reservoir on Friday, July 23 to meet irrigation demand. This drawdown is earlier than previous years due to extremely dry and hot weather conditions and below normal runoff.
  • 21-018 JOINT RELEASE: Federal agencies increase Boise River flows for irrigation season

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation will gradually increase Boise River flows through the City of Boise from approximately 250 to 500 cubic feet per second (cfs), beginning April 7 through April 15, to meet initial irrigation diversions.
  • 20-061 Corps chooses No Action Alternative on Lucky Peak Lake View Recreation Trail FONSI and EA

    Boise, Idaho – The US Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District has signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Environmental Assessment (EA) of the proposed 15-mile Lake View Recreation Trail at the Lucky Peak Dam and Lake.
  • 20-043 JOINT RELEASE: Lucky Peak Reservoir pool to begin lowering on August 17

    BOISE, Idaho -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation will begin lowering the pool elevation of Lucky Peak Reservoir on Monday, August 17. The lowering of Lucky Peak Reservoir follows a typical end of season reservoir drawdown for irrigation as experienced in prior years. Lucky Peak Reservoir pool began lowering on August 14 in 2018 and on August 18 in 2019.
  • 20-031 Corps Extends Comment Period for Lucky Peak Lake View Recreation Trail

    Boise, Idaho. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District (Corps), in cooperation with our natural resource management partners, is extending the public comment period for the draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Lake View Recreation Trail at Lucky Peak Dam and Lake, Boise, Idaho.
  • 20-024 Corps seeks public input for Lucky Peak Lake View Recreation Trail

    Boise, Idaho. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District (Corps) invites your comments on the draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Lake View Recreation Trail at Lucky Peak Dam and Lake, Boise, Idaho.
  • 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.
  • 19-049 Boise River flows to decrease to 6,000 cfs on Friday

    BOISE, Idaho -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will reduce flows through the City of Boise by 500 cubic feet per second (cfs) on Friday, May 10. Currently, Boise River flows through town are approximately 6,500 cfs, as measured at the Glenwood Bridge gauge. Flows will reach approximately 6,000 cfs by late-morning on Friday.