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Corps and Texas General Land Office to host public forums for public, media, and elected officials

GALVESTON, Texas (December 10, 2018)− The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Texas General Land office will host five public events over the next week regarding the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study. [Read More]
Published: Dec-10-18

Corps Conducts Sediment Source Workshop with Partner Agencies

GALVESTON, Texas (December 6, 2018) –The US Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM), Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (GoM OCS) Region, Texas General Land Office (TGLO), and the Offshore Operators Committee (OOC), to conduct a GoM sediment resource-offshore infrastructure two-day partnering workshop on November 29 and 30, 2018. The intent was for synchronizing the needs of planning, designing, constructing, and maintaining coastal storm risk management projects, coastal ecosystem restoration projects, and offshore oil and gas infrastructure projects, across the GoM from the long term planning perspective. [Read More]
Published: Dec-06-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2019 Civil Works Appropriations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program yesterday. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-18

Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study review states advanced modeling used

GALVESTON, Texas (November 14, 2018) A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Texas Protection & Restoration Feasibility Study review verified today the most advanced modeling and catastrophic storm surge events were included within the recent study. [Read More]
Published: Nov-14-18

General Land Office, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Release Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement

AUSTIN, Texas (October 26, 2018) – Today The Texas General Land Office (GLO) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announce the release of the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement, a milestone in the effort to reduce the risk along the Texas coast from dangerous storm surges and other threats. Since 2015, GLO and USACE have worked cooperatively on a first-of-its-kind feasibility study formulating risk reduction solutions to address coastal storm risks to the vast and important Texas coastline. A copy of the report can be downloaded here http://coastalstudy.texas.gov/. [Read More]
Published: Oct-26-18

Fort Bend County partners with USACE to study Brazos River erosion

GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 18, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, and Fort Bend County have signed an agreement for a feasibility study that will investigate erosion flood risks along the Brazos River. The purpose of the Feasibility study is to ensure the protection of infrastructure, such as roads, levees and buildings from erosion. [Read More]
Published: Oct-18-18

Harris County Flood Control District signs Addicks and Barker resiliency study agreement

The Harris County Flood Control District signed an agreement today to partner with the Galveston District Corps of Engineers to begin a three-year comprehensive resiliency study. Resiliency engineers will evaluate and recommend projects and operational changes to improve the effectiveness of the Addicks and Barker reservoirs in reducing flood risks upstream and downstream of the structures. [Read More]
Published: Oct-10-18

Dredge begins operations along West Fork of San Jacinto River

A FEMA funded emergency dredging operation is now underway today along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. [Read More]
Published: Sep-20-18

USACE Galveston District receives supplemental funding to dredge Channel to Port Mansfield, Texas

GALVESTON, Texas (Sep. 12, 2018) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has received funding to conduct maintenance dredging at the Channel to Port Mansfield navigation project. [Read More]
Published: Sep-12-18

USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Terri McFetridge

GALVESTON, Texas (August 1, 2018) – New to the Corps of Engineers, Teresa (Terri) McFetridge joins the Galveston District as the Budget Officer in the Resources Management Division. Although she has only been with the Corps for a few months, she has been in her career field and with the Federal Government for 30 years. [Read More]
Published: Aug-01-18
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