US Army Corps of Engineers
Galveston District

  • USACE Galveston extends response date of Request for Information (RFI) for Excavation and Removal of Soil from Flood Pool

    GALVESTON, Texas (March 27, 2018)–The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District posted an extension on the response date for a special notice synopsis regarding a Request for Information (RFI) for Excavation and Removal of Soil from Flood Pool to May 4 2018. USACE Galveston District, is evaluating the level of interest from government, industry, and others parties for the excavation and removal of geologically deposited soils within the flood pool of Addicks and Barker reservoirs in Harris and Fort Bend counties, Texas. The concept of the potential project is to allow for the beneficial use of these materials by interested parties while increasing reservoir storage capacity of the Government project.
  • “Spring Aboard” Boaters urged to get educated before boating season

    The temperature is starting to warm up outside, but it is a perfect time of year to start getting prepared for the boating season. Boating safety advocates are urging boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the main boating season. Spring Aboard – Take a Boating Education Course campaign is a nationally coordinated effort during the week of March 18-24, 2018 to increase the awareness of taking a boating education course.
  • Rough Start to the School Year is Made Easier with Help of Federal Partnership

    Students of Mauriceville Elementary School and Mauriceville Middle School in Orange, Texas, once again have a classroom to call their own. After a topsy-turvy start to the 2017-2018 school year, the students moved into their new building on Feb. 20, thanks to a partnership among the State and local governments, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and FEMA.
  • Setting the Record Straight: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, informed the Public about Hurricane Harvey

    As a result of recent press reports, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District conducted a review of historical records. The review showed Corps officials worked diligently with local, county, state and federal officials to inform the public on flooding risks.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports the administration’s Infrastructure Initiative

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration’s Infrastructure Initiative that was announced today to address the needs of the nation’s infrastructure.
  • President's Fiscal 2019 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) includes $4.785 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material.
  • Corps update officials on dam construction

    GALVESTON, Texas – The Army Corps of Engineers hosted local elected officials and members of the Harris County Flood Control District Tuesday for a construction update tour of the Addicks and Barker reservoirs.
  • Addicks and Barker Reservoirs: floodwaters discharged, ready for next rain event

    HOUSTON (October 17, 2017) – The Corps of Engineers announced today that Addicks and Barker reservoirs are empty for the first time since the rains associated with Hurricane Harvey began in late August.
  • USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Kevin Mannie

    GALVESTON, Texas (October 2, 2017) – During hurricane Harvey, USACE Galveston district’s Emergency Operation Center activated the crisis management team. This historic event produced rainfall that reached record-breaking flood levels in Houston, making it the most extreme rain event in the United States history. Team members came together working long shifts and pulling 24-hour operations. Those employees played a vital role in not only ensuring our projects functioned as designed, but also managing response and recovery of a massive flood event.