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  • NR 18-006: Public invited for Dale Hollow Dam tour on Obey River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2018) – In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Dale Hollow Dam on the Obey River, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Dale Hollow Dam Hydropower Plant in Celina, Tenn.
  • NR 18-005: Barkley Reservoir to store water, reduce Ohio River and Mississippi River flood crests

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 2, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today that it is continuing its flood control operation by using flood control storage in Lake Barkley to help mitigate the ongoing flood event on the Ohio River. This may cause minor high water impacts to communities along the Cumberland River in Lyon and Trigg Counties in Kentucky, and Stewart and Montgomery Counties in Tennessee.
  • NR 18-004: Expect higher levels, stronger currents on Cumberland River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today that it expects higher levels and flows along the Cumberland River this week due to releases from Corps dams over the next three days, even though the weather is expected to be dry during this time. The dry weather is allowing the Corps to continue regaining storage in upstream reservoirs. The stage at Nashville will rise approximately four feet from a stage of 31 feet to near 35 feet today and remain elevated through midweek. The flow currently at Nashville is more than 40 million gallons of water per minute.
  • President's Fiscal 2019 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

    WASHINGTON (Feb. 12, 2018) - The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) includes $4.785 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports the administration’s Infrastructure Initiative

    WASHINGTON (Feb. 12, 2018) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration’s Infrastructure Initiative that was announced today to address the needs of the nation’s infrastructure.
  • NR 18-003: Corps managing Cumberland River Basin for approaching rain

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 9, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is managing releases as appropriate at its dams on the Cumberland River and its tributaries in preparation of a forecasted rainfall event Feb 10-12. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for much of the Cumberland River Basin and is forecasting the potential for some rivers and streams to surpass flood stage.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material.
  • NR 18-002: Public workshop rescheduled for Cheatham Lake shoreline management update

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 30, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has rescheduled a public workshop to provide input concerning the Cheatham Lake Shoreline Management Plan five-year review. The workshop is rescheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at the Ashland City Elementary School Library in Ashland City, Tenn. In case of inclement weather, please call the Cheatham Lake Resource Manager’s Office at (615) 792-5697 by 4 p.m. to verify scheduling.
  • NR 18-001: Cheatham Lake shoreline management plan workshop cancelled

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2018) – Due to the ongoing government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is cancelling a public workshop to update the Cheatham Lake Shoreline Management Plan previously scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 at the Ashland City Elementary School Library in Ashland City, Tenn. This workshop will be rescheduled at the conclusion of the shutdown.
  • NR 17-044: Public workshop set for Cheatham Lake shoreline management plan update

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 28, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public to attend a public workshop and provide input concerning the Cheatham Lake Shoreline Management Plan five-year review. The workshop is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 at the Ashland City Elementary School Library in Ashland City, Tenn. In case of inclement weather, please call the Cheatham Lake Resource Manager’s Office at (615) 792-5697 by 4 p.m. to verify scheduling.