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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2018 Civil Works Appropriations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program on Thursday, June 7.
  • USACE Opens Updated National Levee Database

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today opened the updated National Levee Database (NLD) for public access. The NLD is a living, dynamic information source that provides visualization and search capability on the location and condition of levee systems nationwide.
  • Mississippi River Commission Schedules High-Water Inspection Trip

    VICKSBURG, Miss., April 4, 2018 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct the Memphis District portion of its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 16-17, 2018. 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 16 9 a.m. New Madrid, Missouri (City Front) • April 17 9 a.m. Memphis, Tennessee (Beale Street Landing)
  • Corps of Engineers, partners preparing for second Mississippi River crest forecast by Weather Service

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 23, 2018 – The National Weather Service informed the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday that they expect the lower Mississippi River to again rise above Phase I activation levels in the northern portion of the District by the end of March, which could cause flooding in some areas.
  • Corps of Engineers lowers level of floodfight response in most areas

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 16, 2018 – With river stages falling in all locations on the Mississippi River