The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has been nationally selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Federal government in the medium sized organizations category. Judging took place through the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey that is administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. [Read More]
Twelve members of the Mekong River Commission, headquartered in Vientiane, Laos, spent five days in the Lower Mississippi Valley sharing knowledge and learning from their counterparts on the Mississippi River Commission. They arrived in Memphis, Tenn., on April 2 and traveled from there to a variety of locations in the region.
The two commissions formed a partnership in 2010 built around common interests in water resource development and management, and sharing of technical expertise and lessons learned. [Read More]
The Mississippi River Commission will conduct the Memphis District portion of its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 3-4, 2017.
Two public meetings in the Memphis District are scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting places, dates and times are as follows:
• April 3 9:00 a.m. Hickman, Ky. (Port of Hickman)
• April 4 9:00 a.m. Memphis, Tenn. (Beale Street Landing)
VICKSBURG, MISS., January 6, 2017 – President Barack Obama reappointed the Honorable R.D. James as a member of the Mississippi River Commission on January 5, 2017. MRC appointments are nominated by the President of the United States and vetted by the U.S. Senate. [Read More]
VICKSBURG, Miss., August 10, 2016 – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, [Read More]
VICKSBURG, Miss., July 27, 2016 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its [Read More]
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 6, 2016 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will hold a [Read More]
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2016 – In partnership with the West Tennessee River Basin Authority, the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today issued a notice of availability of the draft Cypress Creek Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study With Integrated Environmental Assessment. USACE is now soliciting comments and information to improve this report, and inform decision-makers regarding public opinions and local issues. [Read More]
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 13, 2016 – With river stages falling in all locations, the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has lowered its floodfighting response activation level to Phase I in all active areas. [Read More]
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 9, 2016 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is currently in a Phase II floodfight due to high river stages on the Mississippi River. The area of current or possible flooding is located in the Helena, Ark., and Clarksdale, Miss., Areas on the Lower Mississippi River. Communities that may be affected include Tunica, Friars Point, Rosedale and other communities near the river in Mississippi, and Helena/West Helena, Melwood, and other riverside communities in Arkansas. [Read More]