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Portland District put new roofs on the Bonneville Dam Project Office and Auditorium buildings.
The Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus sits on a 450-foot-tall basalt-rock hill south of downtown.
Whatever else Anthony Johnson could say about his military service, it at least gave him a friend who cared enough to hide Johnson’s pistol away from him at a time when he might have used it to end his own life.
Kyle Anderson, a Corps' electrician at Lookout Point Dam is also a volunteer firefighter who was called into action when the Holiday Farm Wild Fire threatened his his hometown of Pleasant Hill, Oregon.
The wildfires that closed in on the Corps’ 13-dam system in the Willamette Valley caused minor damage at four dam sites.
A conversation with Jim Day, fisheries biological technician at The Dalles Lock and Dam.

 

News

John Day Dam turbine spills oil into Columbia
1/15/2021
A turbine at John Day Dam in eastern Oregon spilled less than 25 gallons of oil into the Columbia River, Jan. 13. Crewmembers were performing maintenance on the unit and observed the spill after they...
Dam, that’s a lot of work: Bonneville buildings get face lift, cupolas
1/4/2021
Portland District put new roofs – one of the most vital parts of a building in the rainy northwest – on the Bonneville Project Office and Auditorium buildings, which are included in the list of...
Hydropower to the people: Mathematician brings energy to new position
12/30/2020
In the wet world of hydropower, a former math teacher has just donned a watery mantle to meet the changing demands of one of the oldest sources of energy...

Public Notices

Draft EA: Pendleton Levee 1b Repairs
8/27/2020
Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) plans to repair parts of the Pendleton 1b Levee, near downtown Pendleton, Oregon...
Woodland Islands Integrated Feasibility Study & Final Environmental Assessment for Beneficial Use of Dredged Material
6/19/2020
Portland District has finalized the Integrated Feasibility Study & Environmental Assessment and signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Woodlands Islands restoration project...
Draft FONSI: The Dalles and John Day Mitigation Program
3/16/2020
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...