• USACE Galveston District awards $2.1 million contract for containment dike raising

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 19, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $2,111,235, to Affolter Contracting Company Inc., for containment dike raising at the Peggy Lake Dredged Material Placement Area in Harris County, Texas.
  • USACE Galveston District Spotlight on Jody Rowe

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 25, 2014) – When Grandmother Florence Hunt, a 30-year-career budget analyst with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District, was preparing to relocate to Germany to oversee the budget for deploying troops in Desert Storm in 1991, Jody Rowe was wrapping up law school at the University of Iowa. What neither of them knew was that nearly two decades later they would share more than familial ties; Rowe’s law degree would enable her to continue the family tradition of supporting military service by opening the door for a career with the Corps.
  • USACE Galveston Regulatory Branch chief retires after 35 years of federal service

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 1, 2013) – After 35 years of dedicated service to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fred Anthamatten, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Regulatory Branch, will close his office door for the last time today, trading in the district’s regulatory program for retirement.
  • USACE Galveston District proposes adjusting operations at Brazos River Floodgates, Colorado River Locks beginning April 1, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (Dec. 14, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is proposing to adjust operations at the Brazos River Floodgates and Colorado River Locks following a reduction in the Corps’ nationwide inland navigation budget for fiscal year 2013 and is seeking public comment.
  • USACE Galveston District to remove submerged pipeline from Houston Ship Channel

    HOUSTON (April 9, 2012) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contracted with Weeks Marine Inc., for the removal of approximately 550 feet of submerged pipeline from the Houston Ship Channel which will begin at 8 a.m., April 10. The navigation channel is expected to remain closed until 2 a.m., April 11.
  • USACE Galveston District awards small business contract for routine testing of dredged material

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 5, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $42,155.24 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Texas City Navigation Channel.
  • Corps continues to monitor rainfall for the Brazos River and San Bernard River flood stages

    GALVESTON, Texas (March 21, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District continues to monitor rainfall accumulations for possible changes in flood stages or impacts to Corps facilities including the Brazos River and San Bernard River due to recent heavy rainfall.