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  • November

    Corps performs field studies at Willamette Valley dams

    Construction crews are on site at Hills Creek Dam as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins field investigation at some of its dams. The investigations at Hills Creek, Cougar and Lookout Point dams will give the Corps additional information to better understand conditions within the dams and in their foundations.
  • September

    Prescribed burning begins near Dorena Reservoir

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners are planning controlled ecological burns near Dorena Reservoir this fall. The burns will take place on 28 acres of land north of Bake Stewart Park, east of the Row River and west of Row River Road.
  • February

    Corps of Engineers dams capturing storm runoff, reservoirs filling

    Large federal reservoirs are seeing the effects of recent back-to-back heavy rainstorms drenching the Willamette Valley, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to increase water releases from most of its dams this weekend in order to preserve storage space for future storms.