HEADQUARTERS

Home
An error has occurred. An error has occurred.
This Issue:
Master Planning,Housing, and Barracks

* Leader Commentaries 3

* Master Planning 5

*Housing and Barracks 30

*News and Technology 33

*Professional Development 41
Public Works Digest, Volume XXX, No. 1, January-February-March 2018
This Issue: Master Planning,Housing, and Barracks * Leader Commentaries 3 * Master Planning 5 *Housing and Barracks 30 *News and Technology 33 *Professional Development 41
This issue of The Corps Environment highlights partnership and collaboration efforts, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #6.  It includes commentary from Mr. Thomas Smith, Chief of Operations and Regulatory, and highlights our ongoing disaster recovery efforts.
The Corps Environment, January 2018 edition
This issue of The Corps Environment highlights partnership and collaboration efforts, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #6. It includes commentary from Mr. Thomas Smith, Chief of Operations and Regulatory, and highlights our ongoing disaster recovery efforts.
Department of Planning and Natural Resources Office Manager for Business and Administration Services talks to a home owner, helping Operation Blue Roof team members as they walk house-to-house. With five team members on the island, the Temporary Roofing Planning and Response Team is currently going house-to-house gathering Right of Entry forms. The forms allow Corps personnel on private property to assess homes and Corps contractors authority to repair the roofs. More Temporary Roofing team members are on their way. Operation Blue Roof’s purpose is to provide homeowners in disaster areas with fiber-reinforced plastic sheeting to cover their damaged roofs until arrangements can be made for permanent repairs.
First Blue Roof being installed in the Virgin Islands
Department of Planning and Natural Resources Office Manager for Business and Administration Services talks to a home owner, helping Operation Blue Roof team members as they walk house-to-house. With five team members on the island, the Temporary Roofing Planning and Response Team is currently going house-to-house gathering Right of Entry forms. The forms allow Corps personnel on private property to assess homes and Corps contractors authority to repair the roofs. More Temporary Roofing team members are on their way. Operation Blue Roof’s purpose is to provide homeowners in disaster areas with fiber-reinforced plastic sheeting to cover their damaged roofs until arrangements can be made for permanent repairs.

News

USACE exceeds halfway mark in debris mission after collecting 2 million cubic yards in Puerto Rico

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has collected 2 million cubic yards of debris from the island as of Jan. 9, and has exceeded the halfway mark in collecting debris tasked to USACE after hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Published: 1/11/2018

USACE va más allá de la mitad del camino en la misión de escombros luego de recoger 2 millones de yardas cúbicas en Puerto Rico

A la fecha del 9 de enero, el Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de EE.UU. (USACE, por sus siglas en inglés), recogió 2 millones de yardas cúbicas de escombros en la isla y excedió la marca de la mitad del camino del trabajo de recogido de escombros que se le asignó a USACE luego de los huracanes Irma y María.
Published: 1/11/2018

Alaska District employee remains dedicated to hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico

Over the past four months, Jim DeGraff spent just two weeks at home in Alaska. The rest of the time, he was in disaster areas, working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to help the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Published: 1/8/2018

USACE supports marine debris removal in Puerto Rico (video)

In coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is executing a marine debris mission at the Puerto Del Rey marina in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. This is the second marine debris mission to take place in the aftermath of hurricane Maria, with the first taking place before Christmas to remove the wrecks which were a threat to both the environment and navigation.
Published: 1/8/2018

Terrain, tropics and topography

Terrain, tropics, and topography are among the challenges the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are overcoming as part of the ongoing operation, Task Force Power Restoration, throughout the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, following the catastrophic hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.
Published: 1/7/2018
Clickable Button - Hurricane Irma Preparation - Response - Recovery
Clickable Button - Wildfires - Response - Recovery
Clickable Button - National Water Safety Program
Clickable Button - Recreation Programs

Videos