Archive: May, 2017
  • President's Fiscal 2018 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). "The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration's priorities to support and improve the nation's economy and infrastructure, and to protect the American people," said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior official performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. "This Budget supports the core mission areas of coastal and inland navigation, reducing flood risks from riverine flooding and along our coasts, and restoring aquatic ecosystems.”
  • 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.
  • Owen to take command of SWD

    Colonel Paul E. Owen, currently the Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington D.C., is slated to take command of the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, headquartered in Dallas.
  • Army Black Hawk flights scheduled over Galveston/Houston area

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 16, 2017) – The US Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will conduct an aerial inspection of selected project areas for key leaders and stakeholders visiting the Galveston District on the afternoon of May 18.
  • USACE Galveston District awards small business task order for routine testing of dredged material

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 4, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a small business contract to ANAMAR Environmental Consulting Inc., a small business, in the amount of $304,483.14 for environmental services to include collection and laboratory analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Brazos Island Harbor to the Brownsville Ship Channel.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $855,080 contract for placement area dewatering

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 4, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $855,080 to Environmental Industrial Services Group Inc., for the dewatering of Houston Ship Channel Peggy Lake Placement Area.
  • USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight Timmy Walls

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 2, 2017) – With both parents working for the city of Chicago Illinois, Timmy Walls was raised looking up to two positive figures with strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude. Modeling after his parents, Walls elected to pursue a career in which he could feel challenged and fulfilled. Now, a construction control representative for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, Walls embraces every opportunity to learn and strive for excellence in his everyday tasks.