Archive: September, 2018
  • September

    Corps to spray for mosquitos at Craney Island Sept. 28

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will conduct aerial mosquito treatment over federal property at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area on Friday, Sept. 28th. Crabbe Aviation, LLC, will use an Air Tractor, a fixed-wing aircraft similar to a dust cropper, to conduct a mosquito larvicide aerial treatment; weather permitting.
  • District modifies, reissues regional general permits

    The commander of the Norfolk District approved the reissuance and modification of six regional general permits which streamline the authorization of projects that have minimal impact on the aquatic environment.
  • After Florence rainfall, USACE cancels Gathright Dam pulse release

    After evaluating the high water flows experienced on the Jackson River during Tropical Storm Florence earlier this week, District water managers made the decision to cancel the pulse release scheduled for Sept. 26 at Gathright Dam.
  • Portsmouth, Corps to spray for mosquitoes at Craney Island

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying Thursday September 20th 2018, over federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties, and the Churchland area in Portsmouth.
  • District employees ready for Florence

    Employees at the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, joined millions along the East Coast this week as they prepared for the arrival of Hurricane Florence.
  • Hurricane Florence: District Status & Evacuations

    District issues guidance for Zone A employee evacuations and reporting instructions for Tuesday, Sept. 11.
  • Open house for Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration postponed due to Florence

    he public meeting scheduled for Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Frank W. Cox High School has been postponed.
  • Corps to perform pulse release from Gathright Dam

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will conduct a pulse release at Gathright Dam, near Covington, Va., on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, beginning at approximately 6 a.m.
  • Corps to perform mosquito treatment at Craney Island

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Norfolk District, will conduct aerial mosquito treatment on Thursday September 6th 2018, over federal property on Craney Island.
  • FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meets September 6, 2018

    Community members can learn more about this Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) and hear the latest cleanup progress during the project’s quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting being held at the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow (SWIFT) Facility located at 6909 Armstead Road Suffolk, VA 23435 on Thursday, September 6th, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m.