• Flood operations impact recreation opportunities at Sam Rayburn past July 4

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District Officials, in keeping with its flood risk reduction charter, announce today additional closings to recreation facilities impacted by recent flood operations at Sam Rayburn Reservoir.
  • Sam Rayburn Reservoir to begin surcharge operations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District Officials, in keeping with its flood risk reduction charter, announce today that beginning on May 24 surcharge operations at Sam Rayburn Reservoir will begin. Sam Rayburn continues to receive floodwater runoff from recent storms and is currently operating in the surcharge pool with an elevation of 173.26 feet as of 1:30 p.m. Normal pool elevation is 164.40 feet and top of flood pool is 173 feet. Area above 173 feet is operating into the surcharge pool with top of labyrinth spillway at 176 feet.
  • USACE and City of Texarkana announce Wright Patman Lake Ultimate Rule Curve review process

    Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and City of Texarkana, Texas Officials announced today the initiation of the Wright Patman Lake Ultimate Rule Curve (URC) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process.
  • Flood operations impacts USACE recreation opportunities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, in keeping with its flood risk reduction charter, continues to monitor and manage recreation facilities impacted by recent flooding in Texas.
  • Sam Rayburn Reservoir and Town Bluff Dam continue flood operations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, in keeping with its flood risk reduction charter, continues to monitor and manage recent flooding at Sam Rayburn Reservoir and B.A. Steinhagen Lake/Town Bluff Dam in Texas. Water releases from Town Bluff Dam were increased due to inflow in the Neches River Basin above the reservoir and weather conditions in the area. Currently, releases out of Town Bluff are approaching 40,000 cubic feet per second.  The Fort Worth District has notified impacted emergency managers of these circumstances and the potential for downstream flooding. 
  • USACE announces additional comment period for San Pedro Creek Project

    Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Officials announced today another comment period under section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act for the San Pedro Creek Project, part of the San Antonio Channel Improvement Project.
  • Army Corps of Engineers and Texas Parks and Wildlife Deploy Fisheries Habitat Structures at Lewisville Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Lewisville and Grapevine Lake staffs partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries Division May 5 to deploy fisheries habitat structures at Lewisville Lake.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials stress safety procedures during dredging operations at O.C. Fisher Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently conducting dredging operations at O.C. Fisher Lake.
  • Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season

    Warmer weather is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and thoughtful activities in and around the water.
  • Temporary closure of Chalk Ridge Falls Park at Stillhouse Hollow Lake

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Stillhouse Hollow Lake announce the temporary closing of Chalk Ridge Falls Park, from April 30 to May 14, to perform a periodic inspection of the Dam and associated structures.