News Releases

Tag: McKenzie River
  • October

    Corps, utilities restore power to McKenzie River area after Holiday Farm Fire

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and several utilities successfully bring reliable power to the McKenzie River, Oregon area using Cougar Dam, Oct. 6. Lane Electric, Petersen Cat, Bonneville Power Administration and the Corps worked to “island” Blue River with the nearby dam.
  • July

    Caution to boaters - Reservoir drawdowns to impact flows on McKenzie River

    The Oregon State Maine Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are alerting boaters to expect higher water levels due to drawdowns on Cougar and Blue River reservoirs that feed into the McKenzie River.
  • December

    Cougar Reservoir going deep this week

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is performing a “deep drawdown” of Cougar Reservoir this week, lowering the reservoir’s surface to 1,500 feet above sea level to test a possible method of improving downstream fish passage past Cougar Dam.