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Known as the "Father of Waters", the Mississippi River drains 32 US States and 2 Canadian provinces. Near St. Louis, Missouri, the US Army Corps of Engineers Rivers Project manages 300 miles of the Mississippi from Cairo, IL to Saverton, MO and the lower 80 miles of the Illinois River covering nearly 100,000 acres of land and water. Come visit us and explore all that we have to offer.

Rivers Project Office

Rivers Project

Latest News Releases

BrainSTEM - Maiking Summer Science Fun!
The US Army Corps of Engineers and the Meeting of the Rivers Foundation are partnering to offer this exciting summer adventure camp to get your kids enjoying the outdoors! Our upcoming summer camp opportunity is BrainSTEM Camp, July 21st-23rd at the National Great Rivers Museum in Alton, IL.
Published: 6/30/2014
Army Corps to hold public meeting for proposed Cora Island project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District will hold an open house public meeting for the proposed project at Cora Island on Wednesday, June 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Audubon Center at Riverlands, 301 Riverlands Way, West Alton, Mo.
Published: 5/20/2014
St. Louis District’s Rivers Project acquires land at Piasa Creek
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District acquired 74-acres of land adjoining the upper portion of Piasa Creek in Madison County, Ill., for wetland restoration and habitat enhancement.
Published: 5/20/2014
Great Rivers Festival Offers Something for Everyone – Just not the Dredge Potter
The Dredge Potter may not be available for this year’s Great Rivers Festival on Saturday May 17th from 10 am - 5 pm, but many other events and activities will keep visitors entertained. Hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Meeting of the Rivers Foundation, and many partners on the river, the Great Rivers Festival will connect visitors with our region’s river heritage. Festival-goers can participate in activities in Alton, Ill., and West Alton, Mo.
Published: 5/15/2014
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Rivers Project Office
301 Riverlands Way
West Alton, MO 63386
636.899.2600

Melvin Price Locks & Dam
#1 Locks & Dam Way
Alton, IL 62024
618.462.1713

National Great Rivers Museum
#2 Locks and Dam Way
Alton, IL 62024
618.462.6979

Email: riversproject@usace.army.mil 

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