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June, 2016


CORPS URGES WATER SAFETY DURING HOLIDAY WEEKEND

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –The Independence Day holiday is typically among the busiest times of the year at the region’s lakes and rivers, and officials of the Army Corps of Engineers say they expect this year will be no exception. However, they warn visitors to practice good water safety habits to avoid accidents that could result in serious injury or death. [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-16

CORPS BEGINS RELEASE THROUGH SLUICE GATE ON LAKE NORFORK

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. -- The Army Corps of Engineers began releases this morning thought one sluice gate of Norfork Dam to augment water releases from a hydropower turbine. [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-16

CORPS REOPENS SWIM BEACH AT DAM SITE PARK ON GREERS FERRY LAKE

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers, Greers Ferry Project Office announces that day use swim beach in Dam Site Park has been retested and officials have determined that it is safe for public use. [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-16

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 16-40 Restricted Zone for Fireworks Display

Little Rock, AR - To ensure the safety of life and property during the Pops on the River fireworks display in Little Rock, AR, a safety zone will be established by the Coast Guard for the Arkansas River from mile marker 118.8 to mile marker 119.5. [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-16

CORPS CLOSES SWIM BEACH IN DAM SITE PARK ON GREERS FERRY LAKE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers, Greers Ferry Project Office has closed the day use swim beach in Dam Site Park on Greers Ferry Lake until further notice. The beach is located on the right side of the causeway heading to “Trouble Island” in Dam Site Park. The temporary closure is the result of higher than acceptable E. coli levels that were found during routine testing conducted by the Arkansas Department of Health. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-16

CORPS CONDUCTS CARRYING CAPACITY STUDY AT BEAVER LAKE

ROGERS, Ark. -- The Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a recreational carrying capacity study on Beaver Lake beginning the July 4th holiday weekend through the Labor Day weekend. [Read More]
Published: Jun-27-16

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 16-39 - Three Rivers Feasibility Study - Economic Survey

MKARNS - The Little Rock District Corps of Engineers and the Arkansas Waterways Commission are conducting the Three Rivers Feasibility Study, which is assessing long-term solutions to erosion near the Montgomery Point Lock and Dam (river mile 0.5) at the confluence of the Arkansas, White and Mississippi rivers. [Read More]
Published: Jun-22-16

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 16-38 Lock 6 Tow Haulage Equipment Back In Service

MKARNS - Tow haulage equipment at David D. Terry Lock (No. 6) NM 108.1 has been returned to service. [Read More]
Published: Jun-17-16

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 16-37 Lock 6 - Lock Closure Dates

MKARNS - David D. Terry Lock (No. 6) will be closed to navigation traffic from 6 a.m. Aug. 29 to 6 p.m. Sept. 4. During this closure repairs will be made to the seals on the downstream miter gates. [Read More]
Published: Jun-14-16

HIGHWAY 125 SWIM BEACH ON BULL SHOALS LAKE REOPENS

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers, Mountain Home Project Office announces that the Highway 125 swim beach has been retested and officials have determined that it is safe for public use. [Read More]
Published: Jun-14-16
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