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Army Corps, Park Service to host public meeting on flood risk, District of Columbia Levee System

Officials say though probability is low, if the District of Columbia Levee System is overtopped with flood water and breaks, it could result in loss of life, billions of dollars in damages and major disruption to the national government. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Park Service are hosting a public meeting Oct. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church (400 I Street SW) to share information on flood risks, preparedness measures and evacuation procedures to people who live, work or spend any time behind the levee system near the National Mall. [Read More]
Published: Oct-24-18

Army Corps awards emergency contract for Codorus Creek channel wall repair

Baltimore District awarded an emergency contract Monday, July 30 in the amount of $357,846 to Cromedy Construction Corp., a small business headquartered out of Philadelphia, for work to repair the area of channel wall that collapsed along Codorus Creek July 26. [Read More]
Published: Jul-31-18

Army Corps taking action to repair area of collapsed channel wall along Codorus Creek

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is working expeditiously on an emergency contract to help stabilize an approximately 20-foot-wide section of channel wall immediately upstream of the Philadelphia Street Bridge that collapsed into Codorus Creek Thursday due to heavy rainfall over the last week. [Read More]
Published: Jul-27-18

Army Corps to host public meeting on levee systems, flood risk management

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a public meeting July 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Smart Energy Building at Binghamton University (85 Murray Hill Road in Vestal) to present on and discuss levee systems in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties along with other flood risk management-related topics like flood mapping, insurance and preparedness. [Read More]
Published: Jul-12-18

Army Corps, Pennsylvania officials meet for first-ever collaboration workshop

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held its first-ever regional collaboration meeting with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania April 11, 2017, at the Rachel Carson Building, aimed at increasing awareness of interagency capabilities and strengthening partnerships. [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-17

New online maps show storm-based flood potential along Potomac, Anacostia rivers

New digital maps allow government leaders, emergency managers, and the public to view potential flood impacts during high-water events along the Potomac and Anacostia rivers throughout the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and nearby communities. The maps are now live on the National Weather Service’s web site. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-16
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