News Releases

Archive: 2013
  • May

    Corps jetties not built for recreation

    Visitors to the Oregon coast should avoid walking or climbing on coastal jetties. The structures, built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are designed to aid ships and other vessels traveling between rivers and the Pacific Ocean; they were never intended to be used for recreation.
  • Corps announces Notice of Availability for leasing Philippi Park

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that its Notice of Availability, No. DACW57-P-13-0012RE, for leasing Philippi Park, is now available for viewing on the Federal Business Opportunities website,
  • Corps encourages safe recreation season on Columbia and John Day rivers

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites visitors to enjoy the many recreational opportunities near the John Day-Willow Creek Project this summer while being safe in or near the water. To keep everyone safe we ask that you ‘Know Before you Go.’ There are some changes to our operation and we want guests to be aware.
  • Corps reminds mariners to avoid pile dikes

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers advises boaters and commercial mariners to be aware that some Columbia River pile dikes may be underwater.
  • Corps offers tours of The Dalles Dam May 25 and 26

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites visitors to join a park ranger for a guided tour of The Dalles Dam during Memorial Day weekend.
  • Most Corps Willamette lakes won't fill; late summer recreation uncertain

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoir regulators think it’s unlikely that water levels at most of the Corps’ 13 reservoirs in the Willamette Basin will rise much beyond current levels – 3 to 28 feet below their target elevations – without significant additional rain.