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Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11. This includes areas the St. Louis District operates within the Area of Operation.
USACE Vicksburg District temporarily closes north Mississippi lake recreation areas due to high water
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District has temporarily closed recreation areas at its four lakes in north Mississippi – Grenada, Enid, Sardis, and Arkabutla – due to high water from recent rainfall.
Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season
Warmer weather is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and thoughtful activities in and around the water.
Vicksburg District urges boater safety measures during high water conditions at Lake Ouachita
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District urges boaters on Lake Ouachita to take extra precautions as water continues to rise after heavy rainfall in the area.
Celebrate the 4th of July by practicing water safety
ST. PAUL, Minn. –As we begin our 4th of July celebrations across the Upper Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, wants to remind everyone to celebrate it safely, especially near the water.
Corps welcomes 101 days of summer with a water safety message
ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is welcoming the 101 days of summer with a reminder for everyone to play it safe while on the water and to always wear a life jacket.