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Photo of the Week: A beautiful view of the sunrise from the lake's dam looking out on Barren River Lake in Glasgow, Ky. (USACE Photo by Robert Weiss)
Horseshoe Falls at Caesar Creek Lake provides beautiful scenery on a grey and rainy day in Waynesville, Ohio. (USACE photo by Sarah Howard)
The September/October issue of The Falls City Engineers includes new stories about our partnership with MSD, Demolition of Locks and Dam 52, employee highlights and more. Check out all the great things the Louisville District has been doing.
Ohio River Lock and Dam 52 fixed weir demolition took place Aug. 21, 2019. With the completion of Olmsted Locks and Dam the concrete demolition of Locks and Dam 52 begins with the explosion of the fixed weir on the Kentucky side of the river. (USACE photo by Jack Sweeney)
Maj. Gen. Robert F. Whittle, Jr. took command of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, July 12, 2019, during a ceremony presided over by the 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The 2018 National Inventory of Dams (NID) is now available! All charts, queries and maps reflect the most current NID database. The NID was populated using the 116th Congressional District information. State and federal dam regulators provided their data from May to November 2018 for inclusion in the 2018 database.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the nation’s leading provider of outdoor recreation with over 400 lake and river projects in 43 states and more than 360 million visits per year. Please be careful in and around the water because even strong swimmers drown. Check out this website to find valuable tips and resources that could save your life or the life of someone you care about.

Latest News Releases

Public meeting to be held for Three Forks of Beargrass Creek Ecosystem Restoration Study
11/7/2019
LOUISVILLE, KY. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers along with the project sponsor, Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD), will be hosting a public scoping meeting for the...
Symposium to Advance Ohio River Basin Strategy
9/5/2019
Ohio River Basin stakeholders will have an opportunity to impact a basin-wide strategy document during an upcoming symposium. During this symposium, the Ohio River Basin Alliance (ORBA) will present a...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host Rough River Lake Encroachment Resolution Plan update at public meetings Sept. 16th and Sept. 21st
9/3/2019 UPDATED
ROUGH RIVER LAKE, KY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host two public meetings to update the public on the Rough River Lake Encroachment Resolution Plan (Plan).  Meetings will occur on Monday,...

Latest Stories

The Louisville Districts celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month
10/25/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District celebrated National Disability Employment Awareness Month Oct. 22 with an observance at the Mazzoli Federal Building. This year’s theme is “The...
Breeze still hard at work at locks, dams
10/17/2019
It has been a year since Breeze, a blue merle smooth coated border collie trained to deter birds, arrived at Cannelton Locks and Dam in Cannelton, Indiana, and she continues to be an energetic and...
Corps geologist plays vital role in Mosul Dam completion
10/8/2019
David Robison, Louisville District geologist, recently returned home from Mosul, Iraq, after serving on the Mosul Dam Task Force for the past nine months, where he was able to see the completion of...

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Louisville District Photos

Sunrise at Barren River Lake
Horseshoe Falls at Caesar Creek Lake
Inspection of conduit at Mississinewa Lake
A beautiful October morning at McAlpine Locks and Dam in Louisville, Kentucky.
J. Edward Roush Lake dam at no-flow state
The sun rises over Olmsted Locks and Dam in  Olmsted, Illinois
Ohio River Lock and Dam 52 fixed weir demolition
A warm sunrise over Cecil. M Harden Dam in Rockville, Indiana. (USACE photo by Chris DeSmit)
Lightning at Newburgh Locks and Dam
Butterfly at Barren River Lake

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