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Efforts to Make the City of Norfolk More Resilient Against Coastal Storms Passes Critical Milestone
The effort to make the city of Norfolk more resilient against coastal storms took a step forward last week as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, approved the team to move forward in the study process.
Corps Releases Draft Report for Coastal Storm and Flood Risks
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released a draft feasibility report for addressing coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable property, populations, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the city.
Gathright Dam pulse release scheduled for Wednesday
Operators at Gathright Dam near Covington, Virginia, will conduct the year's first pulse release of water from Lake Moomaw Wednesday.
Norfolk District closes Dismal Swamp Canal indefinitely
Officials at the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced that the Dismal Swamp Canal will be closed indefinitely.
Gathright Dam to conduct final pulse release tomorrow
Operators at Gathright Dam near Covington, Virginia will conduct a pulse release tomorrow.
After heavy rainfall, Gathright Dam begins controlled flood release
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will began a controlled flood release at Gathright Dam near Covington, Virginia today.
Richmond to Unveil High Water Mark Intitiative
The City of Richmond in partnership with state and federal agencies will unveil a High Water Mark Initiative at Pony Pasture Rapids Park, 7200 Riverside Drive, Richmond, VA on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 1 0 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Norfolk District prepares response teams, project sites for Hurricane Joaquin
Ahead of Hurricane Joaquin, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking the following measures to protect the health and safety of Virginians, and prevent flooding and damage at its military and civil work project sites throughout the commonwealth.
Gathright Dam to conduct a routine, controlled flood release
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin a controlled flood release at Gathright Dam near Covington, Va., at 9:00 a.m., today.
Flood plain manager flooded with praise
Michelle Hamor, chief of Norfolk District’s flood plain management section, is the 2013 recipient of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Flood Risk Manager of the Year Award. The Corps gives the award yearly to individuals who excel in the field of flood plain management, which plans for and identifies ways at controlling and reducing flood damages experienced by citizens living in flood plains.
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