Upper Mississippi River On The Rise Again Upper Mississippi River On The Rise Again
Upper Mississippi River On The Rise Again

A couple of short weeks ago, the Rock Island Engineer District was struggling to perform dredging to clear riverbends and shoals from the huge deposits of silt left by this… Read More

Dredging Money Still In Limbo

September 13, 2019

As the harvest season reaches its peak, Corps of Engineer districts are struggling to slowly unclog rivers and resurvey channels that were choked with unprecedented amounts of silt this spring. Read More

A dredging emergency in the Upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers led river industry representatives to appeal to members of Congress to urge the Corps to better distribute already-allocated emergency dredging… Read More