• CORPS RELEASING THROUGH SPILLWAY AT BEAVER DAM

    ROGERS, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will be making spillway releases from Beaver Dam during an unscheduled outage of its hydropower turbines.
  • MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-45 Restricted Zone Advisory (NM 289.0 to NM 293.0)

    MKARNS (NM 289.0 - NM 293.0) - A Military Exercise “Restricted Zone” will close the Arkansas River (NM 289.0 to NM 293.0) to all traffic August 4, 2015 from 4:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The 841st Engineering Battalion will be conducting a bridge crossing exercise.
  • Corps Cautions Lake Users, Issues Update on Available Recreation Areas

    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. - The Army Corps of Engineers is urging all visitors to Bull Shoals and Norfork lakes to exercise extreme caution while water levels are high. Campers, swimmers, and boaters visiting park areas should use extreme caution and be aware that certain recreation areas may be closed to the public for their protection. Boaters should be aware that with the higher water conditions objects normally out of the water are now submerged and difficult to see.
  • CORPS USES LAST RESORT METHOD TO DISCOURAGE VULTURES FROM DAMAGING DAMS

    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers’ Mountain Home Project Office will use a last resort method in upcoming months to discourage hundreds of vultures from damaging the infrastructures at Bull Shoals and Norfork dams.
  • CORPS SPONSORS MOVIES IN THE PARKS THIS WEEKEND

    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Mountain Home Project Office, is hosting free family friendly movies this weekend.
  • AFTER RECORD CREST, CORPS OF ENGINEERS BEGINS PROCESS OF LOWERING MILLWOOD LAKE

    ASHDOWN, Ark. - The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District began larger releases from Millwood Lake after flood waters downstream receded. Millwood crested June 14 at 282.9 feet, a new pool of record elevation. The Corps will continue to increase releases from Millwood, as channel capacity allows, until the lake elevation is back down to elevation 259 feet, the top of its conservation pool.
  • MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-44 Shoaling Advisory NM 178

    MKARNS - Mariners are advised that a shoal has been reported in the vicinity of NM 178, approximately 1 to 2 miles upstream of Arthur V. Ormond Lock (No. 9). Mariners are advised to use extreme caution in this area, and to contact the Ormond Lock Operator via radio on Channel 16 or by phone (501) 354-8402 for the latest information.
  • MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-43 Date Revision Temporary Suspension of Recreational Lock Closures

    MKARNS - The Big Bass Bonanza fishing tournament along the Arkansas section of the Arkansas River has been rescheduled. The dates for suspension of the recreational vessel lock closures for maintenance at Locks 03 - 13 will now be from July 13 through July 19, 2015.
  • Corps reminds boaters of small craft advisory for Arkansas River

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Army Corps of Engineers reminds boaters that a small craft advisory for the Arkansas River is still in place. Even though flows have decreased the advisory will be in effect for several more weeks.
  • CORPS REOPENS DEVILS FORK SWIM BEACH AT GREERS FERYY LAKE

    HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers, Greers Ferry Project Office has reopened Devils Fork swim beach. The swim beach was temporary closed because of higher than acceptable E. coli levels that were found during routine testing conducted by the Arkansas Department of Health.