Floodfight 2011- Operation Watershed

Floodfight 2011- Operation Watershed This is a sub-page of the Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Official facebook site for the Mississippi Valley Division is: http://www.facebook.com/CEMVD
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The division is directly responsible to the Chief of Engineers in Washington.

US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District
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Floodfight 2011- Operation Watershed's cover photo
01/11/2013

Floodfight 2011- Operation Watershed's cover photo

Floodfight 2011- Operation Watershed's cover photo
01/11/2013

Floodfight 2011- Operation Watershed's cover photo

Floodfight 2011- Operation Watershed's cover photo
01/11/2013

Floodfight 2011- Operation Watershed's cover photo

01/09/2012

News Release: Mississippi Valley Division prepares for 2012 flood season, continues Operation Watershed recovery work http://bit.ly/y4oJwM

12/29/2011

News Release: Flood damaged Mississippi River and Tributaries System gets emergency repair funds http://bit.ly/sX7g07

FEMA is Revising its Levee Analysis and Mapping Approach - Public Review Period ends January 30, 2012 http://1.usa.gov/v...
12/28/2011
FEMA is Revising its Levee Analysis and Mapping Approach

FEMA is Revising its Levee Analysis and Mapping Approach - Public Review Period ends January 30, 2012 http://1.usa.gov/v87WKO

FEMA is assessing the approach used to analyze areas on the landward side of non-accredited levees on Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and is developing more precise methods to identify flood hazards in these areas.

11/09/2011
Draft Annual Operating Plan Fall Presentation 2011-2012

Let your voice be heard. You can still comment on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 2011-2012 Draft Annual Operating Plan for the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System. Comments will be accepted until Nov. 25 via email at [email protected] or via regular mail at Missouri River Water Management Division, 1616 Capitol Ave., Suite 356, Omaha, NE 68102-4909. The following is a 50-minute video of the AOP presentation that took place in Omaha, Neb., on Oct. 24.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented its 2011-2012 Draft Annual Operating Plan for the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System on Oct. 24 in Omaha, Ne...

09/13/2011
Prehistoric predator found on public lands

Nearly a year ago, this plioplatecarpus fossil was found on the White River in South Dakota. As floowaters begin to recede, the public is reminded to respect finds of cultural significance on public lands and to report anyone collecting or digging items at 1-866-No-SWIPE (667-9473).

A natural resource specialist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers uncovered an ancient plioplatecarpus on public lands in South Dakota in the fall of 2010. ...

Click here to check out the New York District's 10th anniversary remembrance page for 9/11, which includes a link to the...
09/11/2011
9/11 Remembrance: 10 Years Later

Click here to check out the New York District's 10th anniversary remembrance page for 9/11, which includes a link to the special tribute publication they put out chronicling the Corps' support to New York City's response and recovery efforts and much more...

Click the below image or here to view a special publication produced by New York District in honor of the tenth anniversary of September 11th. It has information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' role in supporting response and recovery efforts in New York City following the attacks and offers...

The Corps' Memphis District is publishing an electronic newsletter to share information on their work to rebuild the Bir...
08/23/2011
Memphis District - Birds Point - New Madrid Floodway Weekly Updates

The Corps' Memphis District is publishing an electronic newsletter to share information on their work to rebuild the Birds Point-New Madrid mainline Mississippi River levee. The newsletter, published three times a week, is offered at no charge to the public via email. To electronically subscribe send an email to the following address asking to be added to the mailing list: [email protected]

What's that green stuff floating on Lake Pontchartrain? Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) water monitoring staf...
08/02/2011
Save Our Lake

What's that green stuff floating on Lake Pontchartrain? Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) water monitoring staff has figured it out. It is not algae like you may think, its a tiny water plant called duckweed. LPBF is still monitoring for algae blooms from the Bonnet Carre event. For more info, visit www.saveourlake.org. Courtesy of: Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation was established in response to environmental concerns voiced throughout the Basin. As the public’s independent voice, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is dedicated to restoring and preserving the water quality, coast, and h

Sampling & Monitoring - Flood Response
07/13/2011

Sampling & Monitoring - Flood Response

Photo of Maj. Gen. Michael J. Walsh, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division, at the Interagency Recovery Task Forc...
06/23/2011

Photo of Maj. Gen. Michael J. Walsh, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division, at the Interagency Recovery Task Force meeting in Memphis, 22 June.

Maj. Gen. Michael J. Walsh, Commander of the Corps' Mississippi Valley Division and President of the Mississippi River Commission (kneeling), explains watershed operation to Commercial Appeal reporter Tom Charlier (right) at the conclusion of the Interagency Recovery Task Force meeting held in Memphis on June 22. Capt. Christopher Ericson of the Mississippi Valley Division staff looks on.

Current information re: New Orleans District's 2011 Flood Fight efforts.
06/23/2011
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District: The Mississippi River

Current information re: New Orleans District's 2011 Flood Fight efforts.

The Mississippi River levees are designed to protect the alluvial valley against the project flood by confining flow to the leveed channel, except where it enters the natural blackwater areas or is diverted purposely into the floodway areas.

06/09/2011

An update from USACE New Orleans District yesterday: another bay closes at Morganza Floodway, 2 remain open as of 11:00 a.m. CST

Check out images courtesy of the National Weather Service on the Corps' US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Faceb...
06/09/2011

Check out images courtesy of the National Weather Service on the Corps' US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District page. They are actively engaged in the floodfight along the Missouri River watershed

Where is the water coming from? These charts from the National Weather Service show areas in much of Montana, western North Dakota, Wyoming, eastern South Dakota and parts of Nebraska receiving rainfall in amounts 300 to 600 percent of what is normal for the same timeframe. The precipitation fell in an area that covers nearly the entire Missouri River watershed.

06/06/2011
Operation Watershed: what if?

The Great Flood of 2011: What might have happened if the Mississippi River & Tributaries system had failed. An Operation Watershed video....

The Great Flood of 2011: What might have happened if the Mississippi River & Tributaries system had failed.

06/01/2011

Update from US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District: June 1st 8 a.m. CST: Morganza Floodway - 10 bays open est. at 98,000 cubic feet per second; Bonnet Carre’ Spillway - 330 bays open est. at 266,000 cubic feet per second

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