Tag: U .S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  • Black History Month Employee Spotlight: Erin Cumbo Project Manager

    February is Black History Month. The Corps of Engineers Little Rock District takes this time to honor and celebrate Black Americans’ achievements and their immeasurable impact on the history of the United States. As part of this observance month, we wanted to take some time to highlight some of our employees.
  • Landmark guidelines on natural and nature-based features is an international effort

    Nearly four years ago, a team led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and that now includes 189 scientists, engineers and resource managers from 73 worldwide organizations gathered to begin work on a set of international guidelines for utilizing Natural and Nature-Based Features. Today, the project is nearing completion with the publication of “Guidelines on the Use of Natural and Nature-Based Features for Sustainable Coastal and Fluvial Systems” expected in 2020. The guidelines will provide practitioners with the best available information concerning the conceptualization, planning, design, engineering, construction and maintenance of NNBF to support resilience and flood risk reduction for coasts, bays and estuaries, as well as river and freshwater lake systems.
  • Corps to host outreach event at Satellite Beach for former Naval Air Station Banana River Off-Base Disposal Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Jacksonville District will be available at the Pelican Beach Club House in Satellite Beach, Thursday, Oct. 24, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. to seek information from the community and respond to questions about its Preliminary Assessment of the Naval Air Station Banana River Off-Base Disposal Area Formerly Used Defense Site. The Preliminary Assessment is to determine if further evaluations are warranted.
  • Korea Water Resource Development Corporation (K-water) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers further develop technical cooperation

    K-water and leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) met to discuss advanced water
  • Los trabajos a la Represa Guajataca, ejemplo de multiples agencias trabajando en equipo

    En Septiembre del 2017, el Huracán María azotó a todo Puerto Rico causando destrucción y daños significativos a través de la Isla. Tras su paso devastador, la Agencia Federal de Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA por sus siglas en inglés) activó de inmediato al Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de los Estados Unidos (USACE por sus siglas en inglés) para iniciar sus funciones establecidas por ley como coordinador de FEMA para el sector de Obras Públicas e Ingeniería. "Más de diez agencias locales y federales, así como personal militar, apoyaron la misión de emergencia para estabilizar el aliviadero, el éxito de la operación se debió a su rápida respuesta y su voluntad de colaborar para lograr el objetivo en común", dijo la Ingeniera de Área de USACE para las Antillas, Ing. Maricarmen Crespo. “La rápida acción de USACE al solicitar apoyo de las Fuerzas Armadas de los Estados Unidos y la respuesta inmediata de ellos para entregar material a la represa evitó una posible catástrofe".
  • Lake Russell officials seek volunteers for annual clean-up day

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Richard B. Russell Lake seeks volunteers for the annual National Public Lands Day clean-up event to be held Sept. 22. The Corps of Engineers holds the event in conjunction with Georgia’s Rivers Alive program. Volunteers are being sought to gather litter and debris along the shoreline and islands in and around Russell Lake anytime between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30, 2018.
  • Pittsburgh District team deploys to Puerto Rico again

    The Pittsburgh District’s power team recently deployed to Puerto Rico for the third time to support the longest, largest temporary emergency power mission in USACE history as part of the island’s hurricane recovery effort.