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Archive: August, 2014


14-065 Irrigation water releases lower Lucky Peak Lake; watersport enthusiasts advised to be aware of changing water elevations

BOISE – Water levels at Lucky Peak Dam and Lake are dropping as water operations managers for the Boise River reservoir system release water to meet irrigation commitments. [Read More]
Published: Aug-28-14

14-064 Corps stresses safety during Labor Day holiday weekend

WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- With school soon to start again, many people flock to riverside recreation areas to bank-up on some outdoor fun in the sun before hitting the books. As the nation's largest federal provider of water-based recreation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stresses water safety and urges extra caution while in or around water during the upcoming Labor Day holiday. [Read More]
Published: Aug-22-14

14-063 Lower Granite open for vehicle crossings on Monday holiday; Travelers should plan alternate routes across river at ‘LoMo’ and Little Goose dams on Labor Day

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – If your upcoming Labor Day weekend plans include a road trip to visit family and friends on the opposite side of the lower Snake River, you may want to keep in mind that most U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams are closed to cross-dam public vehicle traffic on federal holidays, unless otherwise announced. [Read More]
Published: Aug-22-14

14-062 Illia Dunes reopens; Corps asks visitors to follow safety rules

POMEROY, Wash. – The Walla Walla District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began reopening the Illia Dunes beach and adjacent shallow waters today after test results received early this afternoon showed the area was again safe for in-water recreation. [Read More]
Published: Aug-21-14

14-061 Dworshak Dam loaner life jackets missing

AHSAHKA, Idaho -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dworshak Dam and Reservoir staff need help from the public to return life jackets back to the Corps loaner boards, located at several recreation areas on the reservoir. [Read More]
Published: Aug-15-14

14-060 Corps temporarily closes Illia Dunes beach due to fecal bacteria contamination

POMEROY, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District temporarily closed the Illia Dunes beach and adjacent shallow waters today after routine water testing there showed elevated levels of fecal bacteria. [Read More]
Published: Aug-15-14

14-059 Corps invites public review of Lower Snake River Programmatic Sediment Management Plan Final EIS

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The Walla Walla District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites public review and comments on the Lower Snake River Final Programmatic Sediment Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (PSMP EIS). The PSMP EIS comment period is planned to open Aug. 22, 2014, when the notice of availability is published in the Federal Register, and runs through Sept. 22. [Read More]
Published: Aug-15-14

14-058 Corps invites public comments on lower Snake River planting plan environmental assessment

SNAKE RIVER, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District invites public comments on an environmental assessment (EA) and draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Lower Snake River Fish and Wildlife Compensation Plan Wildlife Riparian Habitat Planting Plan. Comments are due by Aug. 28. [Read More]
Published: Aug-13-14

14-057 Corps reopens Lyons Ferry swim beach

STARBUCK, Wash. – The Walla Walla District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reopened the swimming area and beach at Lyons Ferry Park today after test results received this afternoon showed the water was again safe for in-water recreation. [Read More]
Published: Aug-07-14

14-056 Corps temporarily closes Lyons Ferry swim beach due to E. coli contamination

STARBUCK, Wash. – The Walla Walla District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers temporarily closed the swimming area and beach at Lyons Ferry Park today after routine testing showed elevated levels of E. coli bacteria. [Read More]
Published: Aug-01-14
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