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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Tim Clarkin

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 3, 2018) – When you look into Tim Clarkin’s family background, there is no question as to how he ended up in his particular career path. The middle child of nine kids, Clarkin is surrounded by a family of engineers.
  • USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Toniette Addison

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 6, 2018) – Toniette (Toni) Addison hadn’t considered a career in engineering until her first year of college when her calculus professor noticed that she had a knack for numbers. He pulled her aside after a test to talk about the possibility of pursing a degree in Engineering.
  • USACE Galveston District to host Industry Day for small business contractors

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 22, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors June 20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the district’s headquarters building located at 2000 Fort Point Road, Galveston, Texas 77550.
  • USACE Galveston District to host a public meeting for Matagorda Ship Channel Feasibility Study

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 10, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District and the Calhoun Port Authority will host a meeting regarding the status of the Matagorda Ship Channel feasibility study on May 15, 2018, from 6–8 p.m. at the Bauer Exhibit Building, Henry Barber Way, County Road, Port Lavaca, TX 77979 to inform the public about the ongoing feasibility study activities for the Matagorda Ship Channel feasibility study and solicit public input regarding the study.
  • Corps to survey silting along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River

    HOUSTON (April 10, 2017) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District began surveying levels of sediment deposits last weekend within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River in response to a State of Texas and FEMA request.
  • 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.
  • USACE announces plans for future Addicks and Barker Releases

    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin a gradual reduction in releases from Addicks and Barker Dams beginning tonight. These reductions will take place from now until approximately September 15.

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