Tag: Flood Response and Risk Management
  • USACE repairs levees ahead of storm, provides 120,000 sandbags to Western Washington communities

    USACE delivered 120,000 sandbags to flood affected communities over the past two weeks and completed work filling levee breaches caused by last week’s storms in Whatcom County, including Rainbow Slough Levee near Ferndale Road.
  • Seattle Corps of Engineers activates Emergency Operations Center

    SEATTLE — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has declared a district emergency and activated its Emergency Operations Center Jan. 12. The emergency declaration by Col. Alexander “Xander” L. Bullock, Seattle District commander, is in response to National Weather Service forecasts for western Washington rivers to exceed flood stage with the most significant forecasts in the central Cascades. Rain is anticipated to continue through today with rivers expected to crest Wednesday.
  • Corps of Engineers sends flood team to Tokeland

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is responding to a request for assistance from the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe to help with the tribe’s ongoing efforts to repair a flood risk reduction berm near Tokeland, Washington.