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  • While Enjoying America’s Waterways Play It Safe

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 24, 2017) — Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) encourages you to make sure you have life jackets for everyone and that you wear them.
  • USACE Galveston District urges safety over July 4th holiday; flexes lock, floodgate schedule

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 30, 2016) – As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District prepares for a busy 4th of July (a holiday known for drinking and boating and deadly accidents), the USACE Galveston District urges the public to put safety first and become water aware when participating in water-related recreational activities.
  • USACE Galveston District partners with Bay City High School to promote water safety

    BAY CITY, Texas (Aug. 5, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, together with Bay City High School Art Teacher Sharon Landgrebe and her students, coordinated a project to create signs to alert the public about the need to wear life jackets when they are in, on or around water.
  • District stresses water safety; flexes lock operations for recreational boaters

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 18, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is gearing up for a busy Memorial Day holiday along the Texas coast by stressing water safety awareness to all those who will enjoy outdoor activities this extended weekend. The arrival of the Memorial Day holiday weekend will bring an increased level of outdoor activities throughout Texas, especially with outdoor recreation involving water activities at public beaches, in swimming pools, while boating and engaging in other aquatic-related activities.
  • USACE Galveston District stresses water safety during this Labor Day weekend

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014) – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District joins its partners: Safe Kids Greater Houston, Telemundo, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and Bass Pro Shops, in encouraging safe water recreation activities over the Labor Day weekend.
  • USACE Galveston District urges safety over July 4th holiday; flexes lock, floodgate schedule

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 2, 2014) – As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District prepares for a busy 4th of July (a holiday known for drinking and boating and deadly accidents), the district urges the public to put safety first and become water aware when participating in water-related recreational activities.
  • District partners with HSPS to promote safety on the water during 4th of July

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 24, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Houston Sail and Power Squadron (a unit of the United States Power Squadrons) to provide recreational boaters with free vessel safety examinations July 4-5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Trinity River Island Recreation Area (also known as the Wallisville Lake Project Boat Ramp) in Wallisville, Texas.
  • District stresses water safety; flexes lock operations for recreational boaters

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 23, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is gearing up for a busy Memorial Day holiday along the Texas coast by stressing water safety awareness to all those who will enjoy outdoor activities this extended weekend. The arrival of the Memorial Day holiday weekend will bring an increased level of outdoor activities throughout Texas, especially with outdoor recreation involving water activities at public beaches, in swimming pools, while boating and engaging in other aquatic-related activities.
  • Students paint Colorado River Locks to send safety message

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 11, 2014) –Bay City High School art students and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered to paint three-feet high murals at four locations along the Corps-operated Colorado River Locks, to combat water-related fatalities at Corps’ owned and operated facilities.
  • USACE Galveston District stresses water safety during this Labor Day weekend

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 29, 2013) – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District joins its partners: Safe Kids Greater Houston, Telemundo, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and Bass Pro Shops, in encouraging safe water recreation activities over the Labor Day weekend.