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Photo of the Week: This turtle was rescued by Louisville District employee Kyle Bohannon on the road near Olmsted Locks and Dam in Olmsted, Il. (USACE photo by Casey Shultz)
A bee gathers pollen from a dandelion at McAlpine Locks and Dam in Louisville, Ky (USACE photo by Clif Kilpatrick)
The Falls City Engineer March/April 2019 issue includes stories from our civil works, emergency operations, military and environmental programs along with spotlights on district employees. These items are only a small sample of the great things the Louisville District is doing.
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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Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season
5/20/2019
Summer is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
Patoka Lake Reservoir avoids spillway event—for now
5/13/2019
Louisville, KY. – The Patoka Lake Reservoir did not reach anticipated levels since observed rain amounts were less thanforecasted for the basin. The project did not reach spillway crest as predicted....
Patoka Lake Reservoir nearing spillway release
5/3/2019
Louisville, KY. –Due to heavy rains over the past 60 days (16.6 inches at the dam) Patoka Lake, near Dubois, IN has been at an elevated stage for most of the spring. Efforts to lower the lake level...

Latest Stories

Louisville District celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
5/16/2019
The Louisville District celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 14 with an observance at the Mazzoli Federal Building. The theme this year is “Unite our Mission by Engaging Each...
UC Students Tour Caesar Creek Lake Dam
5/8/2019
  UC Students Tour Caesar Creek Lake Dam BY: Kassidy R. Buschor | UC SAME Vice President On the morning of March 30th, 2019, twenty students and Army ROTC cadets from the...
District remediates 2,000 residential properties in Jacobsville neighborhood
4/16/2019
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, referred to as CERCLA and commonly known as Superfund, is responsible for cleaning up some of the nation’s most contaminated...

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