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  • USACE stresses safe boating around dredging operations

    With the upcoming Fourth of July holiday around the corner, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District has a public safety announcement for recreational boaters on the Galveston Harbor and Channel. In collaboration with Orion Marine Group—the contractor carrying out the dredging in the Galveston Harbor and Channel—USACE stressed increasing awareness of the dredge operations in the channel to local recreational boaters in anticipation of the upcoming long holiday weekend. According to statistics, boating accidents are one of the top five most common mishaps during the Fourth of July.
  • SWG accepting public comments on Metro Houston Regional Watershed Assessment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has published a Draft Metropolitan Houston Regional Watershed Assessment (MHRWA) and will accept public comment from June 10 to July 10  on the study findings, which summarize existing flood risk management activities and recommends actions to coordinate and improve effectiveness of FRM across agencies in the region.