J. Percy Priest Lake photo with dam in foreground

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  • Nashville District helps deliver ‘Habitat for Humanity’ home to mail clerk

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2024) – Owning one’s own home has always been a part of the American dream. For Theo Caldwell, a native of Nashville, Tennessee, his dream of being a homeowner became a reality after being selected to receive a Habitat for Humanity home.
  • Louisville District debris team supports Tennessee tornado recovery

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District deployed debris subject matter experts and subject matter specialists to Nashville, Tennessee, Dec. 17, 2023, to support debris removal operations in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region IV Joint Field Office. The cadre was called to action in response to the aftermath of severe storms that developed across west and middle Tennessee, Dec. 9, 2023.
  • USACE expands DoDEA mission, prepares to outfit more than 170 pre-k classrooms worldwide

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District recently partnered with the Department of Defense Education Activity to provide furniture and curriculum for DoDEA’s early childhood education
  • Welcome to the future: The Louisville District celebrates National Engineers Week

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District is celebrating National Engineers Week, Feb. 18-24. “Welcome to the Future” is the theme of this year’s annual event, celebrating the positive future of careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
  • Dewey Lake Additional Drawdown to Fight Hydrilla

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The Huntington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces that Dewey Lake will be drawn down an additional 2 ft. under normal winter pool to 643ft. for hydrilla treatment in
  • Managing water in the Nashville District

    What is Water Management? Here in the Nashville District, crisscrossed by the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers, water management is a constant and ever-changing balancing act.
  • Officials highlight professional accreditation during National Engineers Week

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2024) – To celebrate National Engineers Week, officials highlighted the importance of achieving professional accreditation and recognized the newest licensed professionals during a recognition ceremony today in the hallway where their nameplates are now affixed on the “Registered Professional Personnel” board.
  • Construction of DoDEA 21st Century School taking shape at Fort Campbell

    A new 167,000 square-foot Department of Defense Education Activity middle school at Fort Campbell, Kentucky., is more than 70 percent complete with a majority of the 35 learning neighborhoods having
  • Marvels of Muskingum

    Scott Kraynak, the Environmental Compliance Coordinator for the Muskingum Area, wrote this amazing article discussing the importance of the work being done by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Old Hickory Lake Visitor Center phone number restored

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 14. 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Old Hickory Lake Visitor Center phone number has been restored from an extended outage after a tornado struck facilities and knocked down trees on the shoreline of the lake in December 2023.
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