Soldiers with C Company, 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), based out of Fort Belvoir, Virginia, install electrical generator equipment Nov. 6, 2012, at a Carteret, N.J. fuel depot that lost power during Hurricane Sandy. This work was critical to relieving gas shortages experienced by recovering communities in the immediate days following the storm. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Taken: 11.06.2012 | Photo by Chris Gardner
SEATTLE – A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers team rescued a 6-foot white sturgeon during the annual maintenance pump out at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks November 10. Each year, Corps natural resource and maintenance staff, fish biologists, scientists and volunteers go on a fish-rescue mission when the locks are drained. Although de-watering is done during low tide, some fish and other marine life are sometimes captured in the chamber when the lock gates are closed. To ensure Endangered Species Act listed fish are safe, the team must capture, haul them out of the 50-foot-deep chamber and release them. The team doesn’t limit its efforts to ESA listed species and this year the rescue included an estimated 100-pound sturgeon....
11.21.2016 | SEATTLE, WA, US | Story by William Dowell
Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visited the Port of Muskogee and we captured video of the spot where the Grand Neosho and the Arkansas River meet, April 25. This area is called "Three Forks" since the Verdigris, Grand Neosho and Arkansas Rivers all meet within a short distance upstream of the Port of Muskogee. The river stage was 27.5 feet and flowing at 112,303 cubic feet per second, which is about a half foot below flood stage.
Taken: 04.25.2017 | Video by Brannen Parrish