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Corps of Engineers to hold 1:30 media briefing at federal building

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 10, 2011 – The Army Corps of Engineers will hold a media brief to provide an operational update on floodfighting efforts in the Memphis District at 1:30 p.m. on the plaza just south of the Clifford Davis/Odell Horton Federal Building. [Read More]
Published: May-10-11

Corps’ emergency response system arrives in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 6, 2011 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, positioned an Emergency Command and Control Vehicle (ECCV) at the Cook Convention Center today to continue serving as a mobile Joint Information Center (JIC). [Read More]
Published: May-06-11

Corps of Engineers working to ensure safety of levees

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 5, 2011 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, continues to monitor flooding on the Lower Mississippi River and is coordinating their floodfighting operations with all stakeholders to ensure the integrity of the Mississippi River and Tributaries project. [Read More]
Published: May-05-11

Work continues to complete floodway operation

SIKESTON, MO., May 4, 2011 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to open the final crevasse in the levee Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway Project levee soon. [Read More]
Published: May-04-11

Corps of Engineers raises floodfight response to Phase II

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 25, 2011 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated Phase II floodfighting activities at 7 a.m. on April 24 due to high Ohio and Mississippi river stages. [Read More]
Published: Apr-25-11

Corps of Engineers activates Phase I floodfight for second time

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 20, 2011 – For a second time this spring, the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has initiated a Phase I floodfight in the northern portion of their area of responsibility due to high Mississippi and Ohio River stages. [Read More]
Published: Apr-20-11

Corps of Engineers returns to floodfight response Phase I level in northern areas

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 24, 2011 – With falling Ohio and Mississippi River levels, the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lowered their floodfight activation level to Phase I in the Cairo (Illinois), Missouri (bootheel) and Reelfoot-Obion (Tennessee) areas at 1 a.m. on March 23. [Read More]
Published: Mar-24-11

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

Memphis, Tenn., March 24, 2011 -- The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will conduct the Memphis District portion of its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 11-12, 2011. [Read More]
Published: Mar-24-11

Corps of Engineers ready for high water response in greater Memphis area

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 22, 2011 – With Mississippi River levels rising in the greater Memphis area, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is stepping up its tempo of operations and conducting patrols of levees, floodwalls and other flood works in this area. [Read More]
Published: Mar-22-11

Corps of Engineers raises floodfight response to Phase II

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 14, 2011 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated Phase II floodfighting activities at 9 a.m. on March 12 due to high Ohio River stages. The area of flooding is located in the northern portion of the Memphis District in and around Cairo, Ill, and New Madrid, Mo. [Read More]
Published: Mar-14-11
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