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Corps of Engineers lowering White River flows for barrier dam repairs

SEATTLE – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials will lower White River flows from Mud Mountain Dam beginning February 11, 2018, to make repairs on the White River Diversion Dam near Buckley, Washington. Flows about 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) are expected February 11 and will reduce to 350 cfs by February 14 and remain there through February 16. Flows are reduced for worker safety while making the repairs. [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-18

Corps of Engineers begins Lake Washington annual summer refill

SEATTLE – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials will begin Lake Washington’s annual summer refill operations February 15, 2018. Vessel owners should closely monitor lake elevations and adjust mooring lines as necessary. [Read More]
Published: Feb-08-18

Army Corps reopening facilities and services in Seattle District

The Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reopening services and recreation facilities beginning today, due to the availability of fiscal 2018 funding [Read More]
Published: Jan-23-18

Army Corps services curtailed and sites closed due to funding lapse

The Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is curtailing some services and closing its campgrounds and day-use parks nationwide beginning today, due to the lack of fiscal 2018 funding legislation. [Read More]
Published: Jan-22-18

Army Corps Northwest Washington permitting office relocating December 15

The Northwest Washington permitting office for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch begins relocating to a new site on December 15. The office will be open in its new location 1001 Larrabee Avenue, Suite 101, Bellingham, Washington, 98225 by December 22, 2017. [Read More]
Published: Dec-14-17

Officials seek public comments on Albeni Falls Fish Passage project

SEATTLE - Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are seeking public comments on the draft integrated Post-Authorization Decision Document and Environmental Assessment for the Albeni Falls Dam Fish Passage project. [Read More]
Published: Dec-07-17

Corps water managers take flood control management of three dams

SEATTLE – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water managers from the Seattle District’s Reservoir Control Center are regulating flows for Wynoochee, Ross and Upper Baker Dams. The engineers began regulating the flows for the Western Washington dams November 21 at Wynoochee and November 22 at Upper Baker and Ross. Corps operation of these utility-owned projects occurs during flood events per established protocols. [Read More]
Published: Nov-22-17

Army Corps of Engineers dredging Everett Harbor

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Everett, will begin maintenance dredging of the upper and lower channel of the Everett Harbor and Snohomish River November 18. [Read More]
Published: Nov-15-17

White River Chinook runs rising through collaborative efforts, operational changes

SEATTLE – 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. [Read More]
Published: Oct-25-17

Army Corps responding to Western Washington flooding

The Emergency Operations Center at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers activated Friday and the Snohomish River basin flood team has been active this weekend assisting local communities at Union Slough near Everett and in Index, Washington. [Read More]
Published: Oct-22-17
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