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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District will begin refilling Detroit Dam reservoir up to an elevation of 1450 feet from now through Jan. 31. The Corps will continue spillway gate rehabilitation work on two of Detroit Dam’s spillway gates while refill begins.
Join Portland District park rangers for the 10th annual Eagle Watch at The Dalles Dam visitor center on Saturday, January 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to view bald eagles roosting in their natural habitat along the Columbia River.
Due to low water levels in several Corps reservoirs in the Willamette Valley, Corps officials are warning reservoir users of potential hazards.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dam Safety team is conducting a geotechnical investigation at Cougar Dam beginning today, Friday, Sept. 20.
This year, Blue River Dam turns 50-years-old, and marks the 50th commemoration of the completion of the entire system of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 13 dams in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, which has been systematically protecting people, infrastructure and a way-of-life since 1969.

 

News

The Corps begins refill at Detroit Dam during spillway gate construction
1/7/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District will begin refilling Detroit Dam reservoir up to an elevation of 1450 feet from now through Jan. 31. The Corps will continue spillway gate...
10th annual Eagle Watch at The Dalles Dam Visitor Center Jan. 18
12/16/2019
Join Portland District park rangers for the 10th annual Eagle Watch at The Dalles Dam Visitor Center on Saturday, Jan. 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to view bald eagles roosting in their natural habitat along...
Update on spillway gate rehabilitation work at Detroit Dam
11/21/2019
The Corps has decided to manage Detroit Dam’s reservoir levels between 1425 and 1450 ft. from now through the middle of Jan. 2020 during construction on two of the dam’s spillway gates. There are no...

Public Notices

Public invited to comment on Portland Metro Levee Flood Risk Management System Study
1/7/2020
The Corps has initiated a feasibility study on Flood Risk Management of the Portland Metro Levee System. The public is invited to review and submit comments about the Draft Integrated Feasibility...
Public invited to comment on The Dalles and John Day Mitigation Program Draft Environmental Assessment
9/5/2019
The Corps is evaluating changes to The Dalles and John Day Dams Mitigation Program, which produces and releases hatchery fall Chinook. The public is invited to review and submit comments on the Draft...
Environmental Assessment and FONSI for Willow Creek Arm easement renewal
8/28/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (USACE) has finalized an Environmental Assessment (EA) and signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for renewal and extension of the...