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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is closing all recreation sites to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective March 30.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is refilling its 13 Willamette Valley Project reservoirs and two Rogue River Basin Project reservoirs to prepare for the spring and summer conservation seasons.
The Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will limit summer reservoir levels at Lookout Point and Hills Creek dams to reduce the structural risk during large earthquakes, and to protect and save lives by reducing the potential for flooding following an earthquake.
320 years ago on Jan. 26, 1700, the Pacific Northwest experienced an estimated 9.0 magnitude earthquake. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District continues to evaluate potential impacts to its dams in the Willamette, Rogue and Columbia River regions to prepare for a future earthquake event.

 

News

Corps closes all recreation sites to prevent spread of COVID-19
3/30/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is closing all recreation sites to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective March 30....
Army to help convert vacant buildings into hospitals as COVID-19 spreads
3/26/2020
Army leaders announced plans to quickly convert unused buildings into makeshift hospitals in multiple states, starting in New York, as hospitals brace for medical shortages caused by the COVID-19...
Corps eager for spring rain in the Willamette and Rogue River Basins
3/24/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is refilling its 13 Willamette Valley Project reservoirs and two Rogue River Basin Project reservoirs to prepare for the spring and summer...

Public Notices

Draft FONSI: The Dalles and John Day Mitigation Program
3/16/2020 UPDATED
Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) is seeking public comment on the draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for The Dalles...
Draft EA: Willamette Basin Dams Reservoir Restrictions
2/21/2020 UPDATED
Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (USACE) is seeking public comment on the Willamette Basin Dams Reservoir Restrictions draft...
Corps hosts scientists and engineers for 10th annual Willamette Fisheries Science Review
1/22/2020 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host the Willamette Fisheries Science Review, a multi-day annual meeting, highlighting results of the 2019 Corps-funded research in the Willamette Valley, Oregon....