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Questions about Willow Creek Dam? The Corps has answers.

Published June 17, 2019
Willow Creek Dam

Willow Creek Dam

Willow Creek Dam meeting

Willow Creek Dam meeting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites members of the public to attend a town hall meeting about Willow Creek Dam, Thursday, June 27, 2019 in Heppner, Oregon.

The Corps will be joined by state and local officials from the Oregon Health Authority and Morrow County Health Department for a brief presentation, followed by questions from the public.

Topics discussed at the meeting may include the history and purpose of Willow Creek Dam, recent inspections and dam safety, operations and maintenance of the project, water quality, water management and flood control, and recreation.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
5 to 7 p.m.

Bartholomew Building
110 North Court Street
Heppner, OR 97836

Point of contact:
Sarah P. Bennett
Public Affairs Specialist
USACE, Portland District

Willow Creek Project consists of a dam and lake located on Willow Creek in Morrow County, Oregon, directly upstream from the City of Heppner. The Portland District operates the project for flood control and irrigation with incidental benefits for recreation, sportfishing, and wildlife. Space for sedimentation (trapping of sediment from upstream sources) is also provided.

Sarah P. Bennett

Release no. 19-012

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