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Archive: December, 2016

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comment on Proposed Rule for Use of USACE Reservoir Projects for Domestic, Municipal and Industrial Water Supply

Washington (December 16, 2016) - The Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), today released and is seeking comment on a proposed rule to update and clarify its policies governing the use of USACE reservoir projects for domestic, municipal and industrial water supply pursuant to Section 6 of the Flood Control Act of 1944, 33 U.S.C. § 708 (Section 6), and the Water Supply Act of 1958, 43 U.S.C. § 390b (WSA). [Read More]
Published: Dec-19-16

USACE Galveston District awards $1.2 million task order for Matagorda Ship Channel, entrance channel, rapid response dredging for unanticipated shoaling

GALVESTON, Texas (Dec. 14, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a task order for the Multiple Award Task Order Contract Rapid Response contract in the amount of $1,190,520 to Manson Construction Co., for the dredging of the Matagorda Ship Channel, entrance channel, in Matagorda County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Dec-14-16

USACE Galveston District recruits and retains diverse workforce

GALVESTON, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – Achieving diversity in the workplace is one goal most employers work toward but often find challenging to accomplish. In an effort to create a workplace that is reflective of the communities in which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District serves, staff works to partner with local institutions that offer engineering programs in hopes its students will consider a career with the Corps following graduation. [Read More]
Published: Dec-02-16

USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Clark Bartee

GALVESTON, Texas (Dec. 1, 2016) – Pursuing a career in law seemed like a natural course for Clark Bartee, the son of a college pre-law advisor and university professor, but it took a chance encounter for him to realize this was a path he was destined to pursue. [Read More]
Published: Dec-01-16