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Army Corps evaluates need for flood study in Worland

WORLAND – Members of the Army Corps of Engineers met with Washakie County officials on Dec. 12 to kick off a pilot study for a Section 205 request (Flood Damage Reduction), after multiple flooding events in 2017, including major damage due to an ice jam on the Big Horn River.

A project manager from the Army Corps has been assigned and once the study proceeds, the manager can authorized up to $100,...