- Corps of Engineers to study Souris River flood protection Updated: Feb-10-16 10:00 am
MINOT, North Dakota - Long-term flood protection for Minot and the Souris River Basin is among a select group of projects the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to study this year.
- US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure Updated: Feb-09-16 2:54 pm
BAGHDAD - Iraq's Mosul Dam has long been branded the world's most dangerous dam, at risk of collapsing and sending water crashing over millions of people. That prospect is even greater than was previously believed after the Islamic State group captured the dam briefly in 2014, according to a new report by U.S. Army engineers.
- Corps: Missouri River reservoirs ready for runoff season Updated: Feb-06-16 1:06 pm
YANKTON, South Dakota - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Missouri River mainstem reservoirs are ready for this year's runoff season.
- Still no reef for Oak Island after delay with Army Corps Updated: Feb-05-16 7:41 am
OAK ISLAND, North Carolina - Officials in Brunswick County have been frustrated in their efforts to help a nonprofit group place an artificial reef off Oak Island.
- Judge orders US agency to pay Yakama Nation for cleanup Updated: Feb-04-16 2:06 pm
YAKIMA, Washington - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been ordered to pay the Yakama Nation for costs related to cleaning up a contaminated island in Washington's Columbia River.
- House passes bill giving more credit for science, math Updated: Feb-03-16 11:47 am
ATLANTA - The Georgia House has approved a bill giving HOPE Scholarship recipients more credit for science, technology, engineering and math courses.
- Study: $8.1M would pay for guardrails along canals Updated: Feb-02-16 10:24 am
METAIRIE, Louisiana - An engineering study finds it would cost at least $100 million to install enough barriers to prevent cars from veering into any of the uncovered drainage canals on the east bank of Jefferson Parish.
- Benson sole finalist to lead University of Texas-Dallas Updated: Jan-26-16 8:26 am
AUSTIN, Texas - The dean of Virginia Tech's College of Engineering has been named sole finalist to become president of the University of Texas at Dallas.
- Flint lead problem could be eased by recoating old pipes Updated: Jan-22-16 8:14 pm
Flint's mayor has floated a shockingly high price tag to fix the Michigan city's lead-contamination problem: $1.5 billion to replace damaged pipes. Gov. Rick Snyder put the figure at $700 million.
- Brains vs. blizzards: Harvard students take on snow removal Updated: Jan-22-16 12:36 am
BOSTON - Winter is bearing down anew, and Harvard University students have been engineering new ways to deal with it.
- Missouri River power generation below average in 2015 Updated: Jan-18-16 9:03 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Electric power generation from Missouri River dams fell below average in 2015, as water was kept in upstream reservoirs to balance levels in the river system, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
- Sparks company gets NASA contract for shuttle Updated: Jan-16-16 4:13 pm
SPARKS, Nevada - A high-tech engineering and manufacturing corporation in Sparks has secured a NASA contract for an unmanned shuttle.
- Anchorage public school student earns perfect SAT score Updated: Jan-16-16 4:11 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Anchorage public school student with a perfect SAT score is looking toward colleges where he can explore his interests in science, technology, engineering and math.
- Iowa researchers seek to transform nation's energy landscape Updated: Jan-16-16 10:53 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Expecting a baby with the new year, Iowa State University engineering doctoral student Marty Haverly has been thinking a lot about the climate challenges future generations face.
- Rend Lake helps alleviate flooding in southern Illinois Updated: Jan-13-16 3:09 pm
REND LAKE, Illinois - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Rend Lake in southern Illinois was crucial to alleviate flooding on the Big Muddy River and Casey Fork River when water levels rose in recent weeks.
- EXCHANGE: Peoria triplets carve out own paths in college Updated: Jan-12-16 10:26 am
PEORIA, Illinois - When Sedrick, Spencer and Sterling Jackson graduated from Peoria High School in 2011, they knew exactly where they were going.