Chicago District Water Management

The new Chicago District website went live on January 20, 2024 at the following address:

Effective April 18, 2024, the legacy Chicago District websites will be discontinued; please update any saved links accordingly.

Please direct any questions or comments to the Chicago District Public Affairs Office at or 312-846-5330. 

The Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering section is responsible for the daily operation of four multi-purpose reservoir projects within Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana and the collection and dissemination of data associated with those projects in regards to... Read More

Needle Gates at Neenah Dam near Neenah, WI (USACE photo by Jennifer Hintze)
Lower Appleton Dam (USACE photo by Dan Ferris)
Kaukauna Dam during a late spring release (USACE photo by Chad Shaw)
Fog lingers along the Salamonie Outlet Channel in Largo, Indiana. (USACE photo by Ryan Martin)
The J. Edward Roush Lake staff finishes routine maintenance in the stilling basin, showing the dam at a no-flow state before it returns to normal operations. (USACE photo by D.J. Unger)

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For issues related to reservoir operations, discharge rates, or this website, contact us at:

   Email: LRC Public Affairs or
   Phone: (312) 846-5330