Archive: April, 2019
  • 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.
  • Corps begins spring spill operations with new flexibility to benefit fish and hydropower

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin implementing its 2019 Fish Operations Plan at the four lower Snake River dams April 3, and at the lower Columbia River dams April 10. The 2019 plan includes spill and transport operations for the spring and summer juvenile fish passage seasons at these dams, as specified in the NOAA Fisheries 2019 Columbia River System Biological Opinion.
  • 19-027 Rooks Park opens to vehicle traffic

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers staff opened Rooks Park’s gates to vehicle traffic today, April 1, according to Walla Walla District operations officials at the Mill Creek Project. Rooks Park is located on Mill Creek Road about 1 mile east of Walla Walla, Washington.