US Army Corps of Engineers
Galveston District

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    Spotlight on Sarah Xie-DeSoto (June 2012)

    Leaving the fast-paced world of international business behind to start a new life with her groom, Structural Engineer Sarah Xie-DeSoto packed her bags in 1998 and made the 7,000-mile journey from Sichuan, China, to Texas to embark on an adventure that would incorporate structure in her life in a way she hadn’t imagined.
  • Corps' partnership with Trinity River Authority saves time, money

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 18, 2012) – With a rich history of water management, the Trinity River Authority is known for providing services to more than 60 cities in the Trinity River basin and for supplying approximately 60 percent of the water for the City of Houston. But what you might not be aware of is that the TRA partnered with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District in 1977 to issue permits at the Lake Livingston Project, saving permit applicants a substantial amount of time and taxpayers thousands of dollars each year.
  • Wallisville Lake Project offers visitors outdoor fun, relaxation

    Leave the City of Houston behind with its tall buildings, stadiums and busy streets and drive east