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  • Mississippi River Commission public meeting notice

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual inspection trip on the Mississippi River, April 8-12, 2024. The Commission will host meetings for the public in select towns along the Mississippi River, with commission members meeting with local partners, stakeholders, and residents. Committee members will listen to public concerns, ideas, and issues during each meeting. 
  • Army Corps of Engineers announces end of low-water drought in Mississippi Valley Division

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mississippi Valley Division announced today the drought that plagued the Mississippi River basin since 2022 is officially over. Low water conditions began in the region in September 2022.
  • District engineer wins national career achievement award

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Memphis District proudly announces the Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) STEM Conference has selected Operations Division Chief Andrea L. Williams to receive a 2024 Career Achievement Award in recognition of her significant achievements as an engineer for a U.S. Government organization. Williams is the first woman in district history to serve in the operations division chief role. Her oversight of several district assets, including the Dredge Hurley, the Motor Vessel Mississippi, three pumping plants, and several revetment units, demonstrates her exceptional leadership and dedication to the USACE mission.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 15. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities (group picnic shelters) and events. Other agencies that manage recreation areas on USACE lands are encouraged, but not required, to offer the waiver in the areas that they manage.
  • New Madrid Boat Ramp Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    WHAT: New Madrid Boat Ramp Ribbon Cutting Ceremony WHO: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District WHEN: Thursday, December 14 at 1:00 PM CT