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  • Vicksburg District closes outlet, nearby areas at Arkabutla Lake for routine inspection

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District has closed the south side of the outlet channel at Arkabutla Lake for routine maintenance and inspection.
  • Vicksburg District reopens dam road at Arkabutla Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District has reopened the road over Arkabutla Dam at Arkabutla Lake, located in Tate and DeSoto counties in north Mississippi.
  • Vicksburg District to continue online reservation system into winter at Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana campgrounds

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District will continue to use the online reservation system Oct. 1 through Feb. 28, 2021 for campgrounds at its projects in Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana.
  • Vicksburg District to reopen select beaches and recreation areas at Mississippi lakes beginning July 6

    Vicksburg, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District will reopen select beaches and recreation areas at its Mississippi lakes – Arkabutla Lake, Sardis Lake, Enid Lake and Grenada Lake – and incorporate preventative health measures beginning July 6.
  • Vicksburg District announces changes to campgrounds length-of-stay policy at Mississippi lakes

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District has announced changes to the length-of-stay policy at its campgrounds at its Mississippi lakes – Arkabutla, Enid, Grenada and Sardis – that have gone into effect as of June 1.
  • Vicksburg District closes Steele Bayou Control Structure, provides update on forecasts, conditions across region

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District closed the gates of the Steele Bayou Control Structure, located approximately 10 miles north of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and provided an update on forecasts and conditions across the district’s jurisdiction June 1.
  • Vicksburg District Closes Arkabutla, Sardis Lake Recreation Areas Due to Storm Damage

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District announced that select recreation areas at Arkabutla Lake, located approximately 35 miles north of Marks, Mississippi, and Sardis Lake, located approximately 90 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee, have been closed due to damage from severe weather over the weekend.
  • High Water Impacts Mississippi Reservoirs: Grenada Lake Flows Enter Spillway

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District notified local authorities and emergency management personnel May 10 that flows from Grenada Lake, located near Interstate 55 in north Mississippi, were forecasted to enter the project’s spillway within the week. Since notifying local authorities and emergency management personnel, flows from the reservoir at Grenada Lake began entering the project’s spillway May 10. The reservoir at Grenada Lake Dam is currently at an elevation of 232.1 feet. The project’s spillway is at an elevation of 231 feet. Any reservoir elevations above the spillway crest will pass through the project’s spillway until the reservoir pool drops below the spillway crest.
  • Imminent Activation of Arkabutla Lake Dam Spillway

    VICKSBURG, Miss. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District notified local authorities and emergency management personnel April 16 that the activation of the spillway at Arkabutla Lake Dam, located 35 miles north of Marks, Mississippi, is imminent. Arkabutla is one of four lakes in Mississippi maintained and operated by the Vicksburg District. The district’s four flood control reservoirs – Enid, Grenada, Sardis and Arkabutla lakes – are used to hold runoff, or excess rainwater, as a flood-prevention measure.
  • Arkabutla Lake Fish Habitat Day

    Vicksburg, Miss….The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (Corps) will host the 2014 fish habitat day at Arkabutla Lake on Saturday, 22 February at 7:00 a.m. Volunteers should report to the Arkabutla Lake Field Office located at 3905 Arkabutla Dam Road in Coldwater, Mississippi 38618.