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Archive: 2011

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

Corps of Engineers gears-up for predicted Mississippi and Ohio River flooding

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 8, 2011 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated a Phase I floodfight at 10 a.m. on March 7 due to high Mississippi and Ohio River stages with increasing levels forecasted. [Read More]
Published: Mar-08-11
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