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  • Vicksburg District announces youth waterfowl hunts at Arkabutla Lake

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District announces the dates for its youth waterfowl hunts at Arkabutla Lake. The hunts are taking place on Jan. 29 and Feb. 5, 2022 and will be held in a management area near Arkabutla Dam.
  • USACE Vicksburg District announces new Inspection and Dam Safety Section chief

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District has selected Ryan Reves as chief of the Inspection and Dam Safety Section in the Geotechnical Branch.
  • USACE Vicksburg District announces new Water Management Section chief

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District has selected Justin Giles as chief of the Water Management Section in the Hydraulics Branch.
  • USACE Vicksburg District Lake Ouachita low water conditions advisory

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – Due to warm temperatures over the last several months and low rainfall totals, Lake Ouachita water levels are low. Visitors are advised to exercise caution during all water based recreational activities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and thoughtful activities in and around the water. On Sept. 23, 2021, the lake level is 568.69 feet above mean sea level and falling. Boaters should use extra caution while navigating near shorelines, islands, points, and any unfamiliar areas. Standing timber, tree stumps, and gravel bars may emerge where they were previously undetected due to higher water levels.
  • USACE Vicksburg District engages emergency operations, mapping centers in preparation for Hurricane Ida

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at Level II Emergency Watch for Hurricane Ida, Aug. 27, 2021, and conducted its first crisis management team meeting today to coordinate with all District elements and ensure proper hurricane preparation.