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The USACE has released a new version of HEC-RAS that has several new features.

Those features include enhancement to storage area/ 2D hydraulic connections, variable time steps, internal boundary conditions lines for 2D areas, new velocity term for 2D flow area boundary conditions and RAS Mapper editing tools.

Other minor enhancements were added and repairs were made as well.

For a more detailed description of the changes and to...

Read More - HEC-RAS Version 5.0.4 Released

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In a historic step, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) issued its Record of Decision (ROD) on Feb. 2, granting the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) a Clean Water Act section 404 permit to allow construction of the dam for the long-awaited Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir near Bonham, Texas. Lower Bois d’Arc will be the first major reservoir to be permitted and built in...

Read More - NTMWD Receives Final Permit Needed for Construction of Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir

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In a historic step, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) issued its Record of Decision (ROD) on Feb. 2, granting the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) a Clean Water Act section 404 permit to allow construction of the dam for the long-awaited ...

Read More - NTMWD Receives Final Permit Needed for Construction of Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) granted the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) a water right permit for the proposed Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir. The proposed project, located in Fannin County, is part of NTMWD’s multi-faceted water supply strategy, which also includes continued conservation and expanding reuse efforts to meet growing water needs.

Within the next fifty years, the District’s population is expected to more than double to about 3.6...

Read More - Historic Milestone for NTMWD’s Proposed Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is targeting late 2015 for an update to the Engineering Manual (EM) for Design and Construction of Levees, EM 1110-2-1913 , that will be available to the public. USACE anticipates that, within a couple of years, sufficient user comment will have been collected to require an additional update.

An extremely important and significant alteration to the USACE engineering design approach will be presented and will...

Read More - USACE Update to Levee Design Far Exceeds Levees

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