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Mississippi River Commission schedules low-water inspection trip

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River Aug. 20-24. Four public meetings are scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in select 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. [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-18

Mississippi River Commission member pins second star

Mississippi River Commission member, Brig. Gen. Mark R. Toy, was promoted to the rank of major general by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and 54th Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite July 11 in a ceremony held at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California. [Read More]
Published: Jul-13-18

Reeder sworn in as Mississippi River Commission member

VICKSBURG, MISS. – James A. Reeder was sworn in as a member of the Mississippi River Commission at the commission’s headquarters in Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 11. Mississippi River Commission President Maj. Gen. Richard Kaiser administered the oath of office during Reeder’s visit. [Read More]
Published: Jul-11-18

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. [Read More]
Published: Jun-11-18

USACE Opens Updated National Levee Database

WASHINGTON – 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. [Read More]
Published: Jun-05-18

President Trump appoints Reeder as Mississippi River Commission member

President Donald Trump appointed James A. Reeder as a member of the Mississippi River Commission May 17, 2018. Commission appointments are nominated by the President of the United States and vetted by the U.S. Senate. [Read More]
Published: May-24-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers identifies additional short-term natural disaster recovery activities

Washington (May 21, 2018) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today additional work that it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. [Read More]
Published: May-21-18

Mississippi River Commission Schedules High-Water Inspection Trip

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 16-20, 2018. [Read More]
Published: Apr-04-18

Corps to open Bonnet Carré Spillway

VICKSBURG, Miss. – Heavy rain in the Mississippi Valley is necessitating the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to open the Bonnet Carré Spillway in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, March 8. [Read More]
Published: Mar-06-18

High Water in the Mississippi River Valley

VICKSBURG, Miss., – The Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is working alongside local, state and other federal agencies to help address and minimize flooding due to heavy rains on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers and their principal tributaries. Four of MVD’s six districts – Rock Island District, Memphis District, Vicksburg District and New Orleans District – and division headquarters have activated their emergency operations centers to monitor and respond to the rising water. [Read More]
Published: Feb-27-18
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