News/Events

2019 Annual Meeting

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: You may make your reservations at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Conference Center by either calling the hotel at 1-877-545-0311 and providing the name of the group, “Coosa-Alabama River Improvement Association Meeting 2019,” or visiting the following link: Book your group rate for Coosa Alabama River Improvement Association. The group rate for the room is $149 (plus tax). The cutoff date for

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NWC News Alert – FY 18 Appropriations Update

House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a massive spending bill to fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2018. The government has been operating on a series of continuing resolutions since October, and this agreement removes the uncertainty that arises from those short-term measures. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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2017 CARIA Annual Meeting Presentations

Presentations at the CARIA Annual Meeting on April 28 covered a range of topics from dredging to black pellets to dam safety.  Click HERE to view presentations. Attendees were also treated to a social gathering at  a Montgomery Biscuits baseball game, enjoying the game, barbecue, and beer.  The CARIA Board of Directors approved a proposal to schedule a session to update Board

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Do you use a kill switch when boating alone?

An article posted Monday, June 19 on the Waterways Guide website describes an incident in which a man boating alone was killed when he fell out of the boat and was struck by the boat’s engine propeller.  Officials say he could have been saved had he been wearing a lanyard “kill switch” attached to the engine.  How many of

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