Tag: Mississippi Valley Division
  • President appoints newest member to Mississippi River Commission

    President Biden appointed the newest commissioner to the Mississippi River Commission (MRC), Sept. 28. He is the first African American civilian member appointed to the MRC in its 143-year history.
  • Mississippi Valley Division is ready for an active hurricane season

    Today marks the first official day of the 2022 hurricane season, which runs through Nov. 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted an above-average season with a forecast of 14 to 21 named storms.
  • USACE Vicksburg District hosts Mississippi River Commission, hears public testimony during annual inspection trip

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will hold a public meeting aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi April 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Vicksburg City Front. As part of its annual high-water inspection trip, the MRC will hear ideas, concerns and testimonies from stakeholders, local partners and residents.
  • Lakeville resident selected for prestigious award

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected Lakeville, Minnesota, resident and St. Paul District senior hydraulic engineer Ann Banitt as the recipient of its Hydrology, Hydraulics and Coastal Community of Practice Professional of the Year Award.
  • Corps seeks comments on draft wetland restoration project in Fargo, N.D.

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on a draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, released today, July 1, for the drain 27 wetland restoration project in Fargo, North Dakota.
  • 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 continues to fight Mississippi River flooding, crest moving south from Cairo

    Almost 300 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel from throughout the Mississippi Valley Division are continuing to combat flooding from high Mississippi River levels as the river crested January 3 at 56 feet on the Cairo gage. Public safety is the Corps number one priority, and as record-breaking river levels recede on the upper Mississippi and its tributaries, flood fighters remain vigilant around the clock to rapidly respond to trouble spots.
  • Change of Command for Mississippi Valley Division

    In a formal change of command ceremony, Major General John W. Peabody will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Brigadier General Peter A. “Duke” DeLuca, Tuesday, September 24. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps' Chief of Engineers, Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, and will take place at 10:00 a.m. in the Vicksburg Convention Center.