US Army Corps of Engineers
Great Lakes and Ohio River Division

The 2018 National Inventory of Dams (NID) is now available! All charts, queries and maps reflect the most current NID database. The NID was populated using the 116th Congressional District information. State and federal dam regulators provided their data from May to November 2018 for inclusion in the 2018 database.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday for the Olmsted Locks and Dam, a project that will bring reliable navigation to the Ohio River offering millions of dollars of economic gains annually.
The Great Lakes Navigation System and its connectivity is vitally important to the Nation's economy. The Soo Locks remain the critical connection between raw materials and manufacturing for the nation. The Detroit District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proud to operate and maintain the Soo Locks in service to our nation.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the nation’s leading provider of outdoor recreation with over 400 lake and river projects in 43 states and more than 360 million visits per year. Please be careful in and around the water because even strong swimmers drown. Check out this website to find valuable tips and resources that could save your life or the life of someone you care about.

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Buffalo District begins remediation of the Tonawanda Landfill Vicinity Property FUSRAP Site
6/19/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District is excited to announce the beginning of remediation at the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) Tonawanda Landfill Vicinity Site...
Public comment period extended again for draft Chicago Area Waterway System Dredged Material Management Plan, integrated Environmental Impact Statement
6/18/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District is extending the public comment period for the draft Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and integrated...
Corps Seeks Assistance in Solving Crime at Burnsville Lake
6/18/2019
BURNSVILLE LAKE, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks assistance in identifying the individuals(s) who damaged government property at Burnsville Lake in Burnsville, W.Va.According to...
Patoka Lake Reservoir reaches spillway
6/18/2019
Louisville, KY. – Patoka Lake, near Dubois, IN has reached the spillway elevation of 548.0 as of noon today.  As a result there will be increased releases from the dam which in combination with...
Corps of Engineers awards contract for Sandusky Harbor dredging
6/17/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District awarded a $1.364 million contract to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel and harbor areas in Sandusky Harbor during summer 2019. ...

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