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Photo of the Week: Rough River Lake hosted their annual 'Holding for Summer Pool Ceremony' March 16, to educate those in attendance of the purpose of Rough River Lake and this year they had 29 participants. The wheel is a prop used to show that we don't just turn a valve to fill the lake or to let the water out - participants learned that there is a lot more to it. (USACE photo by Diane Stratton)
Water rushes into the stilling basin immediately below the dam at Nolin River Lake in Bee Spring, Kentucky. (USACE photo by Judy Guy)
The Falls City Engineer January/February 2019 issue includes overviews of our reserve, military and environmental programs along with spotlights on our VA program and district employees. These items are only a small sample of the great things the Louisville District is doing.
This edition of The Corps Environment highlights Environmental Operating Principle #5, Consider the environment in employing a risk management and systems approach throughout the life cycles of projects and programs.
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.
Louisville MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott and Louisville District Commander Col. Antoinette Gant signed the feasibility cost share agreement for the Metro Louisville Flood Protection Study following their meeting with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer.

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Corps of Engineers responds to flooding event on lower Ohio River
Corps of Engineers responds to flooding event on lower Ohio River...
Temporary river closure at Smithland Locks and Dam
LOUISVILLE, KY. – The river at Smithland Locks and Dam (Ohio River mile 918.5) is temporarilyclosed to navigation traffic due to high water. Locking will resume when the upper gage is below27.4’.USACE...
Barge salvage plan finalized; work to commence tomorrow
LOUISVILLE, KY. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard have accepted the salvage plan toallow salvage operations to begin tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 for the barges pinned...

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The Louisville District celebrates Women’s History Month
The Louisville District celebrated Women’s History Month with an observance at the Mazzoli Federal Building March 12. This year’s theme is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence.”...
Salvage efforts to retrieve sunken barges continue at McAlpine Dam
Salvage operations to retrieve three remaining barges are ongoing at the McAlpine Dam on the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky, following a navigation incident on Christmas Day, which left nine...
Consistency is key in delivering world-class Reserve program
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District manages a $280 million dollar per year Reserve Construction Program building facilities across the United States and Puerto Rico. To ensure quality...

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