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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District
Public Affairs Office
332 Minnesota St., Suite E1500
St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone: (651) 290-5807
Fax: (651) 290-5752
cemvp-pa@usace.army.mil 

 

  • Corps continues to monitor its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues to monitor water levels at its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs. The water levels in the reservoirs, except for Pokegama Lake, are below the summer target level, which is the level maintained for water supply, environmental and recreational benefits. All reservoirs are releasing the minimum flow. The Corps urges boaters to go slow and use caution in lower-than-normal lakes levels.
  • CANCELED: Corps halts Motor Vessel Mississippi open houses

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has canceled its three open houses that were planned for the Motor Vessel Mississippi due to increased COVID-19 precautions.
  • Corps to host three open houses onboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host three open houses onboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi: • La Crosse, Wisconsin, Aug. 12, 5-7 p.m., at Riverside Park • Wabasha, Minnesota, Aug. 13, 5-7 p.m., at 50 Pembroke Ave. (adjacent to the National Eagle Center) • Red Wing, Minnesota, Aug. 14, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at Levee Park
  • Corps continues to monitor its Red River of the North reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closely monitoring water levels at its Red River of the North reservoirs. Below average precipitation and drought conditions continue to impact reservoir levels and discharges. Recent scattered precipitation in the basin has generally kept the pool elevations level.
  • Corps announces additional temporary closures at Hastings lock and dam to replace nearly 80-year-old gates

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will have additional temporary closures at Lock and Dam 2 in Hastings, Minnesota, August 3 and 5 to properly align and seal the lock chamber’s new miter gates. The lock will be closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases Natural Resources Management Strategic Plan

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released a Natural Resources Management Strategic Plan that provides a framework for the future of the USACE Natural Resources Management (NRM) program. The plan ensures wise management of public access to USACE lands and waters in a manner that protects all project purposes and mission areas through responsible outdoor recreation, environmental conservation and land use management while partnering with communities to serve the American people.
  • Corps set to move dredged material, urges caution near work site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is scheduled to begin moving approximately 50,000 cubic yards of river sand, or dredged material, from the Dakota Island Placement Site, near Dakota, Minnesota, to the Trempealeau, Wisconsin, Placement Site, which is about 8 miles away.
  • Mississippi River Commission schedules low-water inspection trip

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, August 23 – August 27, 2021.
  • Senior Army official visited Fargo-Moorhead flood project today

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and Metro Flood Diversion Authority hosted Jaime A. Pinkham, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works and Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, in Fargo, North Dakota, today to tour the Fargo, N.D. /Moorhead, Minn., flood risk management project.
  • Red Lake Dam flows reduced due to drought conditions

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is reducing flows from Red Lake Dam, at the outlet of Lower Red Lake, in Clearwater County, Minnesota, because of drought conditions across the state.