Water managers have begun slowly filling the reservoir at Howard Hanson Dam at the headwaters of the Green River. As is typical, the Army Corps of Engineers slowly begins annual spring fill of the reservoir in late February, allowing water levels to rise within Howard Hanson Dam’s reservoir.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials began Lake Washington annual summer refill operations Feb. 15.
The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2016 includes $4.732 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Seattle District put its Emergency Operations center into operation Dec. 19 and has sent a team to assess coastal storm protection measures on the Olympic Peninsula. In addition, Ocean Shores has requested and received 5,000 sandbags and has requested technical assistance developing a monitoring plan.