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Our Mississippi is a quarterly newsletter of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about its work in the Mississippi River Basin. It is published in cooperation with other state and federal agencies and other river interests with whom the Corps collaborates and partners toward long-term sustainability of the economic uses and ecological integrity of the river system.
Read the Summer 2015 Our Mississippi!
Our Mississippi is a quarterly newsletter of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about its work in the Mississippi River Basin. It is published in cooperation with other state and federal agencies and other river interests with whom the Corps collaborates and partners toward long-term sustainability of the economic uses and ecological integrity of the river system.
Renee Turner was recently selected as deputy of Programs Directorate and chief of Civil Works Integration Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, and the Mississippi River Commission.
Renee Turner selected as chief of Civil Works Integration Division
Renee Turner was recently selected as deputy of Programs Directorate and chief of Civil Works Integration Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, and the Mississippi River Commission.
The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 8-21, 2015. 

Four public meetings have been 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.
Mississippi River Commission low-water inspection trip
The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 8-21, 2015. Four public meetings have been 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 St. Louis District’s Flood Fight teams are composed of skilled and experienced professionals who take pride in their work, standing shoulder-to-shoulder with our partners to provide technical assistance in support of local flood response operations.
Team Saint Louis Flood Fight Teams
The St. Louis District’s Flood Fight teams are composed of skilled and experienced professionals who take pride in their work, standing shoulder-to-shoulder with our partners to provide technical assistance in support of local flood response operations.
This 3D model of Rock Island District’s Brandon Road Lock in Chicago, Illinois, developed by the INDC, is used during online webinars to illustrate operations and maintenance needs to Corps staff who have never seen the facility in real-life.
Inland Navigation Design Center Takes Shape for Infrastructure Needs
This 3D model of Rock Island District’s Brandon Road Lock in Chicago, Illinois, developed by the INDC, is used during online webinars to illustrate operations and maintenance needs to Corps staff who have never seen the facility in real-life.
In this issue:
USACE Climate Change Roadmap looks at water resource challenges;
Fort Campbell forestry, food programs cultivate partnership;
New England District environmental scientist deploys to support Ebola mission;
Customer-focused redesign increases Army Environmental Command responsiveness;
Army, partners protecting bats in U.S. and Germany;
Baltimore District, Maryland collaboration achieves key milestones in oyster restoration;
Brutal Arctic Circle conditions no match for test well cleanup team;
Invasive hydrilla plants threaten South Carolina eagle population;
Fort Knox proves ability to operate without external power;
District expedites Long Island Bridge demolition permits;
Army Garrison connects youth with native Hawaiian forests;
and much more.
July issue of The Corps Environment online
In this issue: USACE Climate Change Roadmap looks at water resource challenges; Fort Campbell forestry, food programs cultivate partnership; New England District environmental scientist deploys to support Ebola mission; Customer-focused redesign increases Army Environmental Command responsiveness; Army, partners protecting bats in U.S. and Germany; Baltimore District, Maryland collaboration achieves key milestones in oyster restoration; Brutal Arctic Circle conditions no match for test well cleanup team; Invasive hydrilla plants threaten South Carolina eagle population; Fort Knox proves ability to operate without external power; District expedites Long Island Bridge demolition permits; Army Garrison connects youth with native Hawaiian forests; and much more.
This site provides current flood information, fact sheets, reference documents, points of contact and other information regarding flooding in the upper Midwest.
2015 Flood Outlook
This site provides current flood information, fact sheets, reference documents, points of contact and other information regarding flooding in the upper Midwest.
Grant River Recreation Area near Potosi, Wis.
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Latest Stories

ROCK ISLAND DISTRICT - Panel of experts commends work at Red Rock Hydroelectric Project

An Independent Expert Peer Review Panel (IEPR) praised the work and diligence of the engineers, contractors, and Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) following an onsite review of the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project site June 20 – July 1. This was the IEPR’s second onsite review since construction of the project began. The first was in January.
Published: 7/28/2015

ST. PAUL DISTRICT - Gull Lake boat ramp reopened following storm

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reopened the boat ramp at Gull Lake Dam and Recreation Area today, July 28.
Published: 7/28/2015

NEW ORLEANS DISTRICT - Pointe Coupee Parish timber sale

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is accepting bids through the morning of Aug. 27 on a timber sale in north Pointe Coupee Parish along Louisiana Highway 15 by the Old River Lock.
Published: 7/24/2015

Latest News Releases

Renee Turner selected as chief of Civil Works Integration Division

Renee Turner was recently selected as deputy of Programs Directorate and chief of Civil Works Integration Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, and the Mississippi River Commission.
Published: 7/24/2015

Mississippi River Commission low-water inspection trip

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 8-21, 2015. Four public meetings have been 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:
Published: 7/23/2015

Mississippi Valley Division conducts 2015 All Hazards Exercise

The Mississippi Valley Division will conduct an interagency All Hazards Exercise to practice its response and recovery activities if a disaster strikes the Mississippi Valley Division’s Area of Operations. The All Hazards Exercise will include planning discussions for hurricanes, floods, severe weather and earthquakes that could strike the region.
Published: 6/17/2015

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