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Click to view the list of recreation sites with relaxed restrictions. Unless specifically stated as being open, all other Corps-managed recreation sites remain closed at this time.
Salina Hart dreams about water. It makes sense: she grew up on the water, and often went tubing down the local Clackamas River, the North Santiam and the Long Tom.
The task: manage your first emergency contract to repair some broken concrete that has brought a stand-still to $24 billion worth of annual commerce moving on the Columbia River while battling morning sickness.
Campgrounds at Lost Creek, Cottage Grove, Dorena and Lookout Point lakes will open June 11.
As recent weeks have brought more precipitation to the Willamette Valley, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District anticipates better water refill throughout the summer than previously forecast.
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

Federal agencies release final Columbia River System Operations environmental impact statement
7/31/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and Bonneville Power Administration today released the Columbia River System Operations Final Environmental Impact Statement. The issuance of...
Portland District Welcomes New Leader
7/21/2020
Col. Michael D. Helton assumed command of the Corps of Engineers, Portland District as the District’s 63rd commander in a virtual change of command ceremony broadcast on YouTube...
Corps spills 100 gallons of oil at Bonneville Dam, removes unit from service
7/15/2020
On Monday, July 13, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) discovered a Bonneville Dam turbine thrust bearing leaked approximately 100 gallons of oil into the Columbia River. The...

Public Notices

Woodland Islands Integrated Feasibility Study & Final Environmental Assessment for Beneficial Use of Dredged Material
6/19/2020 UPDATED
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 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...