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  • February

    Delayed refill at Corps reservoirs to impact boating, recreation

    Army water managers will delay refilling Cougar and Fall Creek reservoirs and conduct spill operations at Foster Dam as required by the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon’s Willamette Valley injunction because of recent litigation. The delay at Cougar and Fall Creek will impact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) ability to refill the reservoirs to their normal summer levels, which will impact boating and recreation activities.
  • January

    Quirky, fun government online presence surprises, pleases (usually) public

    The acronym-laden and typically dry use of social media by many federal agencies is … understandable, but there are exceptions. One is Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Facebook Page. It’s so different, in fact, multiple media outlets have written stories about its quirky nature.
  • May

    Rogue River Basin seeing poor water year - Corps holds virtual meeting

    Southern Oregon and the Rogue River Basin are experiencing another dry spring as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District struggles to refill two reservoirs for the recreation season.
  • April

    Portland District celebrates 150 years of service

    Oregon’s Gov. Kate Brown and Secretary of State Shemia Fagan announce April 17, 2021 as “Portland District USACE Day” in a proclamation.
  • September

    Corps closes recreation areas due to Willamette Valley fires

    Due to multiple fires burning throughout the Willamette Valley, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is closing all of the recreation areas it manages near its dams.
  • October

    Corps drills into Foster Dam during geotechnical investigation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dam Safety team will conduct a geotechnical investigation at Foster Dam near Sweet Home, Oregon. Drilling should begin on October 22 and it will include boring into the dam’s embankment or rock-fill portion of the dam.