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ReporterLeading the charge is "the trail machine," a piece of equipment that's clearing a path through the hilly terrain, but it can't do the job alone. Following behind is a crew of volunteers equipped with hand tools. They're working with the U.S. Army...
WDBJ7 ReporterIt's a cold, dark job, but it has to be done. Divers are inspecting the Philpott Dam near Bassett in Henry County. For "Rocky" Craig Rockwell, Operations Project Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, watching those divers is about like watching...
Contention over flood-fighting methods in communities near the Des Plaines River appears to be continuing after Des Plaines Mayor Matt Bogusz recently asked his counterparts in Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights to sign an agreement laying out how future...
Some of the corn Andrew Davis planted southeast of Columbia won't be coming up because of water that has crept up in the last couple of weeks. Davis, 28, isn't that upset. The land is James River bottom land, and he figures you're successful if you get...
BILLINGS, Mont. - Federal lawmakers are seeking to lift restrictions on hydropower development so more local irrigation districts could use water flowing through government-sponsored agricultural canals and pipelines to generate electricity....
Everglades restoration efforts, the future of Floridians' drinking water, and the fate of endangered species like the Florida Panther lie in the hands of the South Florida Water Management District this month. SFWMD must act now and affirm its...
Higher releases from reservoirs in North Dakota into the James River will continue until at least late June, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. That water will flow into northern Brown County and could feed flooding conditions. The river...
ELK GARDEN, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking for volunteers to help with the third annual cleanup of Jennings Randolph Lake. Organizers say they especially need volunteers with boats to help out on June 15. Life jackets...
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland state police say a West Virginia man was killed and four others were injured after he drove the wrong way on Interstate 81 with two young children in his van. Police say 56-year-old Ronald Payne of Hedgesville. Two...
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ReutersCHICAGO, May 31 (Reuters) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday closed a fourth lock on the Mississippi River due to high water levels, with another scheduled to be shut on Saturday, the corps said. Heavy spring rains have pushed the river above...
Tags: Clarksville, Floods, Bodies of Water, Mexico, Rivers
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On May 9, Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) joined Senator John Hoeven (R-N.D.) in introducing an amendment (S.Amdt. 862) to the Water Resources Development Act (S. 601) to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from implementing their...
Tags: Kent Conrad, Jon Tester, Floods, John Hoeven, Tim Johnson
Farmers who planted crops on low-lying land near the James River are worried about having them washed away. That's what Scott Meints, Brown County Emergency Management director, said May 28. Because the river approaching minor flood stage in Brown...
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