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  • Corps of Engineers begins Lake Washington annual summer refill

    SEATTLE – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have been working to help clear the highest inflow event at the locks since detailed record keeping began, but will start Lake Washington’s annual summer refill operations February 15, 2020.
  • Army Corps running 24 hour emergency operations, deploys river spotters

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is running its Reservoir Control and Emergency Operations centers 24 hours per day and sending spotters to monitor conditions on the Green and White rivers, addressing current weather conditions and increasing reservoir storage at two Corps dams near Enumclaw, Washington.
  • Army Corps water managers regulate five Washington dams, reduce flood risk

    As U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ flood fighters were supporting local communities in Skagit, Whatcom and Snohomish counties over the weekend, Seattle District water managers were busy regulating flows at five dams to reduce downstream flood risk.
  • Army Corps flood fight teams working in Skagit and Snohomish River basins

    Flood fighters from the Seattle District continue working in the Town of Lyman to extend the length of a buried rock trench to reinforce the upstream channel bank along the Skagit River. The Snohomish Flood Team has deployed to Snohomish County to begin providing emergency measures at Ebey Slough Levee.
  • Army Corps flood fight teams working in Skagit River Basin, monitoring Nooksack levees

    Flood fighters from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, continue working in the Town of Lyman to extend the length of a buried rock trench to reinforce the upstream channel bank along the Skagit River. Crews worked through the night and have excavated half of the trench and placed one third of the riprap. Emergency measures are expected to be completed by Sunday with cleanup Monday.