USACE Suspends Ban on Irrigation from Corps Lakes

News outlets are quoting Congressman Collins as saying the USACE reversed its policy on banning withdrawal of water from USACE lakes for irrigation. According to the USACE, the policy has been temporarily suspended.

USACE Flood Control Update for Lake Lanier (1-7-16)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) implemented flood control operations after portions of Alabama, Florida and Georgia received up to 15 inches of rain over 14 days, causing the rivers within the basins to rise rapidly.

Lake Lanier Flood Risk Statement from Corps of Engineers

US Army Corps of Engineers spokeswoman Lisa Parker released a flood risk statement on December 29, 2015, due to the potential for flooding from recent rains.

High Water on Lake Lanier Closes Parks

High water on Lake Lanier and debris floating into the lake are closing parks and endangering boaters.

Two Mile Creek Park Closed for Renovations until April 2016

Free Ways to Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day

We’re thankful for the plans by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Lake Lanier to renovate Two Mile Creek Park at 9200 Bethel Road in Gainesville. Two Mile Creek Park is now closed.  When the park re-opens, probably in mid-April of 2016, there will …

USACE Extends Comment Period for Water Control Manual

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced on November 6, 2015 that it will extend the comment period for the public to express its views on the proposed changes to the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Draft EIS and Water Control Manual. The official notice of the time …

Update on USACE Water Control Manual Open House

In September, the Mobile District of the U.S. Corps of Engineers (USACE) released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Water Control Manual (WCM) for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin (ACF) for public review and comment. The USACE held the first of five public open houses …