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  • USACE Galveston District celebrates Corps’ and Army’s 240th birthdays; names Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 4, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the U.S. Army’s and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 240th birthdays with an awards ceremony to induct a USACE Galveston District retiree into the Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees, name the Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation.
  • Spotlight on USACE Galveston District's Suhail Idriss

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 1, 2015) – Nearly three decades have passed since Suhail Idriss began working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District as a structural engineer. Co-workers have come and gone and technology continues to rapidly change but in the midst of all of these transformations, one thing remains the same - his devotion to civil service.
  • USACE Galveston District awards contract for Galveston, Houston channel dredging

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 22, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $11,492,530 to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as the Houston Ship Channel between Bolivar Road and Redfish Island.
  • USACE Galveston District to host dam safety workshop

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 11, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host Corps project managers from around the nation during a Dam Safety Modification Studies Workshop May 12-14, 2015, at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas.
  • District conducts pre-hurricane surveys of Texas coast waterways

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 6, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is expected to finish its annual pre-hurricane survey of its navigation projects located along the Texas coast in late May; a process that provides the district with data to establish baseline conditions of all 1,000 miles of channels located within its area of operation.
  • USACE Galveston District honors small businesses during National Small Business Week

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 5, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District joins the Small Business Administration in honoring America’s entrepreneurs May 4-8, 2015, in recognition of National Small Business Week.
  • USACE Galveston District names Susan Martin 2015 Administrative Professional of the Year

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 22, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers named Susan Martin the 2015 Administrative Professional of the Year during a ceremony today to highlight the essential role administrative professionals play in supporting the district’s mission.
  • USACE Galveston District recognized for employing environmental principles in engineering projects

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 6, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was selected as one of two "Proving Grounds" for the USACE Engineering with Nature Program (EWN) for its efforts to manage engineering projects in a sustainable manner, one which leaves behind the smallest footprint, while collaborating with partners to identify ways to reduce, mitigate or eliminate potential negative impacts.
  • USACE Galveston District joins Buffalo Bayou Partnership in supporting Texas’ largest canoe and kayak race

    GALVESTON, Texas (March 5, 2015) – During the year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District carefully watches and manages the water levels in the Buffalo Bayou system that run throughout Houston. Normally it is the weather that dictates how the Corps manages the watershed; but for one day each year, staff will base their decisions on one addition factor – the needs of the recreational paddlers participating in Texas’ largest canoeing and kayaking event.
  • Federal funding breathes life into Greens Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Project

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 24, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District and Harris County Flood Control District will start work on the Greens Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Project in north Harris County this year due to $8 million in start-up funding allocated in the federal fiscal year 2015 budget for the Corps’ Civil Works program.

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