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“The National Levee Database is a public view into the information that builds understanding of the benefits and potential risks levees pose for the communities in which they exist,” said Eric C. Halpin, P.E., USACE deputy dam and levee safety officer.
Updated National Levee Database Now Available
“The National Levee Database is a public view into the information that builds understanding of the benefits and potential risks levees pose for the communities in which they exist,” said Eric C. Halpin, P.E., USACE deputy dam and levee safety officer.
 VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District is seeking more volunteers to operate the Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Site (LMRM). Civic clubs, groups or individuals are welcome to volunteer.
Lower Mississippi River Museum in Need of More Volunteers
VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District is seeking more volunteers to operate the Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Site (LMRM). Civic clubs, groups or individuals are welcome to volunteer.
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has released a FREE app for your cellphone or tablet. The app is a great source for learning about the services offered by the District.
The USACE Vicksburg District App
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has released a FREE app for your cellphone or tablet. The app is a great source for learning about the services offered by the District.
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Vicksburg District Recreation Sites
The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana and provides numerous recreation opportunities for the public.

Welcome to the Vicksburg District

 The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers' Vicksburg District is one of 41 Corps districts worldwide and one of six districts in the Corps' Mississippi Valley Division (MVD)

The City of Vicksburg is not only our home, but home to the Mississippi Valley Division, the Mississippi River Commission, the Engineer Research and Development Center, the 412th Engineer Command (U. S. Army Reserve), and the 168th Engineer Group (Army National Guard).

The Vicksburg District provides a full range of water resource products and services, covering 68,000 square miles in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The District's 1,000-person workforce is eager to serve you and to be the Engineer of Choice for the 21st Century. Enjoy our web site.

For daily stage and water info call: 
601-631-5900

For general questions or information call:
601-631-5000 or toll free 1-800-522-5672

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Latest News Releases

Arkabutla Lake Hosts Annual Archery Hunt

VICKSBURG, MISS… Arkabutla Lake will host its 19th annual special management archery deer hunt October 19-22 and 26-29. There will be four hunts, each lasting two days; October 19-20; October 21-22; October 26-27; and October 28-29. The hunt will be held in the natural area below the Arkabutla Dam, an area that is usually closed to hunting. Applications are available at the Arkabutla Lake Field Office. The deadline for receiving applications is 3 p.m., August 29. Applicants must possess a valid Mississippi hunting license and be at least 16 years of age.
Published: 7/12/2018

Corps’ Vicksburg District Halts Locking at Columbia Lock and Dam

Vicksburg, Miss…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District announces that Columbia Lock and Dam has been closed to navigation until emergency repairs can be made. In addition, the water levels within the pool has been lowered 3 feet to relieve some of the pressures on the lock structure. At this time, the structure is stable and further damages are not expected.
Published: 7/11/2018

Corps’ Vicksburg District Begins Lowering Water Level on Ouachita River

Vicksburg, Miss…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District began lowering the water level on the Ouachita River on July 5 to inspect the Columbia Lock and Dam. In an effort to ensure public safety, the Corps evaluated water depths at the seven boat ramps based on a 3’ fall. As a result, the seven boat ramps operated by the Corps within the Columbia Pool (Riverton, Prairion, Bawcomville, Moon Lake, Sterlington, Finch Bayou and Felsenthal South) will be closed at 12:00 on July 9. The Riverton swim beach will be closed at 12:00 on July 10. The areas will be closed to protect your safety and prevent possible damages to your boats. Please do not move or go-around any of the barricades.
Published: 7/9/2018

Corps’ Vicksburg District Inspects Columbia Lock and Dam

Vicksburg, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District is currently inspecting the Columbia Lock and Dam located on the Ouachita River approximately seven miles upstream of Columbia, Louisiana. USACE is inspecting the lock and dam for deficiencies after identifying seepage and sand boils near the structure and voids under the lock wall in early July. The inspection will be used to inform ongoing remediation work focused on repairing the structure and minimizing future risks.
Published: 7/6/2018

Vicksburg District’s Chief of Design Branch Receives Commander’s Award For Outstanding Achievement in EEO

VICKSBURG, MISS…The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District announces that David L. Wallace, recently received the Commander’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). Wallace received this award for his significant contributions to the EEO Program to assure full opportunity in employment for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and physical or mental handicap.
Published: 7/3/2018

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