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New Caruthersville office Area Engineer

Daimon McNew is the new Area Engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District’s Caruthersville, Mo. Area Office. [Read More]
Published: Nov-08-17

Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 30

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day [Read More]
Published: Sep-18-17

Corps of Engineers prepares to celebrate 135th anniversary in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 24, 2017 – A milestone is fast approaching for the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as it prepares to celebrate its 135th anniversary on Aug. 30. A year-long schedule of events and activities are planned that will highlight the agency’s mission and the value it brings to this region. [Read More]
Published: Aug-28-17

Mississippi River Commission Schedules Low-Water Inspection Trip

VICKSBURG, Miss., July 18, 2017 -- The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will conduct its annual [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-17

Senior Pass Price Increase

The National Park Service in coordination with the other federal recreation providers announced July [Read More]
Published: Jul-12-17

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

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 12, 2017 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) lowered its floodfight activation level to Phase I in the Cairo, Missouri, and Reelfoot-Obion Areas due to falling Mississippi River levels. [Read More]
Published: May-12-17

Corps of Engineers provides additional floodfighting assistance to local authorities

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 9, 2017 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues its Phase II floodfight activities in the Cairo area, the Reelfoot-Obion area, the Missouri area, and the White River area. Employees are mobilized, conducting patrols each day from 7 a.m. until 7:30 p.m., checking the condition of levees and other flood protection structures and looking for problems like water seepage under levees. In addition to these floodfight activities, the Memphis District has provided materiel assistance to local communities and flood control organizations to aid them in their floodfighting efforts. The items provided were sandbags that are used to build retainer walls or to help combat sand boils, portable pumps to remove water from flooded areas, and plastic poly sheeting to cover levees and help minimize levee slides and erosion. [Read More]
Published: May-09-17

Corps of Engineers begins Phase II floodfight efforts in Missouri Area

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 8, 2017 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began Phase II floodfight activities at 7 a.m. on May 8 along the Mississippi River in Missouri due to high river stages. The area of possible flooding is located in New Madrid and Caruthersville, Mo. [Read More]
Published: May-08-17

Corps of Engineers begins Phase II floodfight efforts in Reelfoot-Obion Area

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 8, 2017 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began Phase II floodfight activities at 7 a.m. on May 8 along the Mississippi River in the Reelfoot-Obion Area due to high river stages. The area of possible flooding is located in Wickliffe and Hickman, Ky., and Tiptonville and Dyersburg, Tenn. [Read More]
Published: May-08-17

Corps of Engineers begins Phase II floodfight efforts on White River in Arkansas

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 5, 2017 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began Phase II floodfight activities at 7 a.m. on May 5 along the White River in Arkansas due to high river stages. The area of current or possible flooding is located in the White River (Arkansas) Floodfight Area. Communities that may be affected include Georgetown, Des Arc and Clarendon, Ark. [Read More]
Published: May-05-17
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