News Releases

Tag: Columbia River
  • May

    Corps warns mariners about underwater pile dikes on Columbia River

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers advises recreational boaters and commercial mariners that recent high water levels may be concealing some pile dikes on the Columbia River.
  • March

    Corps Seeks Public Comment on Long-Term Release of Additional Stored Water from Willow Creek Dam

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation, is seeking public comment on the draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) and draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the long-term release of an additional 1,000 acre-feet (AF) of stored water for irrigation from the Willow Creek Dam and Lake Project.
  • Corps Seeks Public Comment On Woodland Islands Restoration Project

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on a proposal to place dredged material from the Federal Navigation Channel into the side channel area on the east side of Woodland Islands near St. Helens, Ore. in the Lower Columbia River Estuary.
  • January

    Road and area closures at Cape Disappointment State Park

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin rehabilitating the Mouth of the Columbia River’s North Jetty in February, impacting public access to parts of Cape Disappointment State Park.
  • November

    Corps awards hatchery operations contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $6.2 million contract to Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to operate and maintain the Bonneville Fish Hatchery, on the Columbia River. The firm-fixed contract is for one year, with two consecutive option years, if exercised, in-order-to produce fall Chinook to aid in mitigation obligations for The Dalles and John Day dams.
  • September

    Planning launches for maintaining reliable Columbia River navigation channel

    Planning begins on an environmental impact statement and maintenance plan to ensure the Lower Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel is maintained and operational for another 20 years.