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Results:
Archive: June, 2018


18-067 Lower Granite open for vehicle crossings on Wednesday holiday; Travelers should plan alternate routes across river at ‘LoMo’ and Little Goose dams

LOWER SNAKE RIVER, Wash. – If your upcoming Independence Day holiday 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: Jun-29-18

18-066 Dworshak Dam to start testing generator unit 3 on Wednesday June 27; testing may continue through weekend

AHSAHKA, Idaho – Water discharges from Dworshak Dam near Orofino, Idaho, will temporarily fluctuate today, June 27, and likely through the weekend, as contractors conduct a series of tests on hydroelectric generator unit number 3, in preparation to return the unit to service. [Read More]
Published: Jun-27-18

18-065 Public comment period extended for draft revised Lower Granite Project Master Plan, EA; comments now due July 10

POMEROY, Wash. – In response to requests from stakeholders, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, extended the public comment period for the draft revised Lower Granite Project Master Plan, and accompanying draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Environmental Assessment (EA). Planners added two weeks to the public review period, which now runs from June 5 through July 10. [Read More]
Published: Jun-26-18

18-064 Corps of Engineers announces July 20 change-of-command ceremony

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The public is invited to attend the Walla Walla District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, change-of-command ceremony set for 10 a.m. on Friday, July 20, at the Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center, in Walla Walla, Washington. [Read More]
Published: Jun-25-18

18-063 Corps advises public not to drink from nor swim in shoreline waters near Chestnut Recreation Area because of water-testing results

CLARKSTON, Wash. – The Walla Walla District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers advises the public to not swim in or drink shoreline river water near the Chestnut Recreation Area after routine weekly testing results showed elevated levels of fecal coliforms in shoreline river water. As a precaution, warning signs will be posted near the Chestnut Recreation Area’s shoreline. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-18

18-062 Corps invites comments on draft FONSI for City of Driggs water improvement project

DRIGGS, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public comments on their Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the City of Driggs, Idaho, Water Improvements Project. Comments are due no later than June 28, 2018. [Read More]
Published: Jun-14-18

18-061 Corps invites comments on draft FONSI for City of Weippe wastewater project

WEIPPE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public comments on a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the City of Weippe, Idaho, Wastewater Collection and Treatment System Improvements Project. Comments are due no later than June 27, 2018. [Read More]
Published: Jun-13-18

18-060 Goats return to manage levee vegetation along Mill Creek; temporary leash rules in effect to help protect goats, visitors

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – A herd of goats will arrive during the weekend 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. Contractors who manage the goat-grazing service will arrive on Friday, June 15, to set up fencing. [Read More]
Published: Jun-13-18

18-059 Bennington Lake return canal work requires temporary trail closures

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Repair work will require temporary closure of the paved trail along the Bennington Lake return canal and the parking lot located about halfway up the hill on Reservoir Road, next to where the open-air section of the canal transitions to an underground culvert. The trail will be closed Mondays through Thursdays, from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m., beginning on Monday, June 11, until work on the canal is completed. [Read More]
Published: Jun-08-18

18-058 Corps seeks public comments on draft Mill Creek Project O&M SEIS

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District (Corps) invites public comments on the draft Mill Creek Flood Control Project Operations and Maintenance Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The draft SEIS 46-day comment period officially starts June 8, 2018, (the expected date of publication in the Federal Register) and will remain open through July 23, 2018. [Read More]
Published: Jun-07-18
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