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Corps of Engineers working with others to keep Mississippi River open for navigation during drought

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 25, 2012 – As the Lower Mississippi River approaches near-record low stages, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working to keep this most vital of America’s waterways safe and reliable for navigation. [Read More]
Published: Jul-25-12

Corps of Engineers to proceed with full restoration of Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway by end of 2012

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 24, 2012 – The Mississippi River Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are moving forward with full restoration of the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway mainline levee to its authorized pre-2011 flood level by the end of this year … December 2012. [Read More]
Published: Jul-24-12

Low Water plans may require permits from some industries and facilities along Mississippi River

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 11, 2012 – During the 2012 spring and summer months the Mid-south has experienced below normal rainfall. Further, the Mississippi River is projected to reach low water conditions that may negatively affect some operations at facilities and industries along the Mississippi River. [Read More]
Published: Jul-11-12

Lower Mississippi River resource assessment open house scheduled

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 6, 2012 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in conjunction with other project partners, will hold an information open house on the Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment (LMRRA) on Wed., July 11, 2012, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Harbor Landing on Mud Island in Memphis. [Read More]
Published: Jul-06-12