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The October-December 2018 is available to view online.
Flagship October-December 2018
October-December 2018 is available to view online.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began construction on the new $112 million Mud Mountain Dam Fish Passage Facility. Kiewit Infrastructure West Company, provided this video of them diverting the White River to isolate the left bank for demolition of the existing barrier dam to begin construction of the new project.
Flip the River Video
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began construction on the new $112 million Mud Mountain Dam Fish Passage Facility. Kiewit Infrastructure West Company, provided this video of them diverting the White River to isolate the left bank for demolition of the existing barrier dam to begin construction of the new project.
Seattle District fishery biologist Rafael Lopez-Gonzalez holds garter snakes above Howard Hanson Dam. Rafael is working with a team of herpetologist from U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) conducting field studies to survey for reptiles and amphibians at Mud Mountain Dam and Howard Hanson Dam.
Herpetological Survey
Seattle District fishery biologist Rafael Lopez-Gonzalez holds garter snakes above Howard Hanson Dam. Rafael is working with a team of herpetologist from U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) conducting field studies to survey for reptiles and amphibians at Mud Mountain Dam and Howard Hanson Dam.
The White River’s 2016 Chinook salmon run numbers were the best seen in 71 years until 2017’s run.

Runs consistently averaged 1,565 in the early 2000s, but 2017’s count as of mid-October was 15,565, a 67 percent increase from 2016’s 9,347 total.
White River Chinook runs rising through collaborative efforts, operational changes
The White River’s 2016 Chinook salmon run numbers were the best seen in 71 years until 2017’s run. Runs consistently averaged 1,565 in the early 2000s, but 2017’s count as of mid-October was 15,565, a 67 percent increase from 2016’s 9,347 total.
Seattle District employees pose for a group photo June 29, 2017.
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Seattle District employees pose for a group photo June 29, 2017.
The sun rises as seen from the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (Ballard Locks) March 11, 2018.
Morning view at the Locks
The sun rises as seen from the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (Ballard Locks) March 11, 2018.

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Army Corps of Engineers completing flood fights on Nooksack and Skagit rivers

11/5/2018
Seattle District flood teams are completing rock placement in the Skagit and Nooksack river basins, where high river flows threatened communities with flooding over the weekend.

Army Corps of Engineers assisting with Northwest flood fights

11/2/2018
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, flood teams are deployed to the Skagit and Nooksack river basins providing direct and technical assistance to local communities threatened with potential flooding.

Army Corps responding as Western Washington rivers are predicted to reach flood stage

10/31/2018
The Emergency Operations Center at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers activated October 30 and a flood response plan for Lyman, Washington, is underway. The activation is in response to National Weather Service predictions for western Washington rivers, which may crest this weekend above flood stage.

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