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WRDA 2018 Implementation Guidance

To view specific guidance on each section of WRDA 2018, click on the hyperlinked provision.
If the provision is not hyperlinked, guidance is in the process of being developed.

 SECTION  SECTION NAME  AMENDMENTS   RELATED REPORTS
1101
Sense of Congress Regarding Water Resources Development Bills    
1102
Study of The Future of The United States Army Corps of Engineers.    
1103
Study on Economic and Budgetary Analyses.    
1104
Dissemination of Information    
1105
Non-Federal Engagement and Review    
1106
Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule Review    
1107
Access to Real Estate Data    
1108
Aquatic Invasive Species Research   Aquatic Invasive Species Research Report
1109
Harmful Algal Bloom Technology Demonstration    
1110
Bubbly Creek, Chicago Ecosystem Restoration    
1111
Dredge Pilot Program    
1112
Hurricane and Storm Damage Protection Program    
1113
Operation and Maintenance of Existing Infrastructure    
1114
Assistance Relating to Water Supply    
1115
Property Acquisition    
1116
Dredged Material Management Plans    
1117
Inclusion of Project or Facility in Corps of Engineers Workplan    
1118
Geomatic Data    
1119
Local Government Reservoir Permit Review    
1120
Transparency and Accountability in Cost Sharing for Water Resources Development Projects    
1121
Upper Missouri Mainstem Reservoir Water Withdrawal Intake Easement Review    
1122
Limitation on Contract Execution    
1123
Certain Levee Improvements    
1124
Cost-Share Payment for Certain Projects    
1125
Locks on Allegheny River    
1126
Purpose and Need    
1127
Prior Project Authorization    
1128
Mississippi River and Tributaries Project    
1129
Inclusion of Tribal Interests in Project Consultations    
1130
Beneficial Use of Dredged Material    
1131
Ice Jam Prevention and Mitigation    
1132
Rehabilitation of Corps of Engineers Constructed Dams    
1133
Columbia River Supersedes implementation guidance for
Section 1178(c) of WRDA 2016
 
1134
Missouri River Reservoir Sediment Management Amends Section 1179(a) of the WRDA 2016
(130 Stat. 1675)
 
1135
Reauthorization of Lock Operations Pilot Program    
1136
Credit or Reimbursement Amends Section 1022 of WRRDA 2014 (33 U.S.C. 2225);
Supersedes implementation Guidance for
Section 1171 of WRDA 2016
 
1137
Non-Federal Implementation Pilot Program    
1138
Surplus Water Contracts and Water Storage Agreements Amends Section 1046(c) of WRRDA 2014 (128 Stat. 1254)  
1139
Post-Disaster Watershed Assessments in Territories of the United States    
1140
Expedited Consideration    
1141
Project Studies Subject to Independent Peer Review    
1142
Feasibility of Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Dispersal Barriers Project, Illinois    
1143
Acknowledgment of Credit Amends Section 7007(a) of WRDA 2007  
1144
Levee Safety Initiative Reauthorization    
1145
Funding to Process Permits    
1146
Reservoir Sediment    
1147
Clarification for Integral Determination    
1148
Beneficial Use of Dredged Sediment    
1149
Inclusion of Alternative Measures for Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Amends Section 1184 of WRDA 2016  
1150
Regional Sediment Management    
1151
Operation and Maintenance of Navigation and Hydroelectric Facilities    
1152
Study of Water Resources Development Projects by Non-Federal Interests Amends Section 203 of WRDA 1986 (33 U.S.C. 2231)
Section link not available
 
1153
Construction of Water Resources Development Projects by Non-Federal Interests Amends Section 204 of WRDA 1986 (33 U.S.C. 2232)
Section link not available
 
1154
Corps Budgeting; Project Deauthorizations; Comprehensive Backlog Report. In General (Amendments)    
1155
Indian Tribes    
1156
Inflation Adjustment of Cost-Sharing Provisions for Territories and Indian Tribes    
1157
Corps of Engineers Continuing Authorities Program Amends Section 203(b)(4) of WRDA 2000
(33 U.S.C. 2269; the Tribal Partnership Program)
and Section 1030 of WRRDA 2014
 
1158
Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Amends Implementation Guidance for
Section 1122(j) of WRDA 2016,
Section 1037(a)(2) of WRRDA 2014, Amends
Section 156 of WRDA 1976
(42 U.S.C. 1962d-5f) (Section link not available)
 
1159
Regional Coalitions and Higher Education Section 22(a) of WRDA 1974 (42 U.S.C. 1962d-16(a))
Section link not available
 
1160
Emergency Response to Natural Disasters Amends Section 5(a) of the Act of August 18, 1941
(33 U.S.C. 701n), commonly referred to as P.L. 84-99
 
1161
Cost and Benefit Feasibility Assessment Amends Section 5(a) of the Act of August 18, 1941
(33 U.S.C. 701n), commonly referred to as P.L. 84-99.
 
1162
Extended Community Assistance by the Corps pf Engineers    
1163
Dam Safety    
1164
Local Government Water Management Plans    
1165
Structures and Facilities Constructed by Secretary    
1166
Advanced Funds for Water Resources Development Studies and Projects Amends the Act of October 15, 1940
(33 U.S.C. 701h-1)
 
1167
Costs in Excess of Federal Participation Limit Amends Section 14 of the Flood Control Act of 1946
(33 U.S.C 701r)
 
1168
Disposition of Projects    
1169
Contributed Funds for Non-Federal Reservoir Operations    
1170
Watercraft Inspection Stations Amends Section 104 of the
Rivers and Harbors Act of 1958
(33 U.S.C. 610) Section link not available
 
1171
Restricted Areas at Corps of Engineers Dams    
1172
Coastal Erosion    
1173
Prohibition on Surplus Water Fees, Lake Cumberland Watershed, Kentucky and Tennessee    
1174
Middle Rio Grande Peak Flow Restoration    
1175
Prohibition of Administrative Fees in Implementing Rough River Lake Flowage Easement Encroachment Resolution Plan    
1176
Preconstruction Engineering Design Demonstration Program    
1201
Authorization of Proposed Feasibility Studies    
1202 (a)
Additional Studies. Lower Mississippi River; Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana    
1202 (b)
Additional Studies. St. Louis Riverfront, Meramec River Basin, Missouri and Illinois Expands the scope of studies authorized
under Resolution 2642 of the Committee on
Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives, adopted June 21, 2000
Link not available
 
1203
Expedited Completion    
1204
GAO Study on Benefit-Cost Analysis Reforms    
1205
Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Report    
1206
Identification of Nonpowered Dams for Hydropower Development    
1207
Study on Innovative Ports for Offshore Wind Development    
1208
Innovative Materials and Advanced Technologies Report    
1209
Study and Report on Expediting Certain Waiver Processes    
1210
Report on Debris Removal    
1211
Corps Flood Policy within Urban Areas    
1212
Feasibility Studies for Mitigation of Damage    
1213
Applications of Military Leasing Authorities    
1214
Community Engagement    
1215
Transparency in Administrative Expenses    
1216
Assessment of Harbors and Inland Harbors    
1217
Maintenance of High-Risk Flood Control Projects    
1218
North Atlantic Division Report on Hurricane Barriers and Harbors of Refuge    
1219
Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study    
1220
Mcmicken Dam, Arizona, and Muddy River, Massachusetts   Status Report,
June 2020
1221
Table Rock Lake, Arkansas and Missouri    
1222
Forecast-Informed Reservoir Operations    
1223
Cedar River, Iowa    
1224
Old River Control Structure, Louisiana    
1225
Upper Mississippi River Protection Amends Section 2010 of WRRDA 2014  
1226
Missouri River    
1227
Lower Missouri River Bank Stabilization and Navigation    
1228
Coastal Texas Study    
1229
Report on Water Supply Contract, Wright Patman Lake, Texas    
1301
Deauthorization of Inactive Projects    
1302
Backlog Prevention    
1303 (b)(1)
Project Modifications. Harbor/South Bay, California    
1303 (b)(2)
Project Modifications. Lakes Marion and Moultrie, South Carolina    
1304
Lytle and Cajon Creeks, California    
1305
Yuba River Basin, California    
1306
Bridgeport Harbor, Connecticut    
1307
Delaware River Navigation Project    
1308
Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, Central and Southern Florida, Everglades Agricultural Area, Florida    
1309
Kissimmee River Restoration, Florida    
1310
Levee L–212, Four River Basin, Ocklawaha River, Florida    
1311
Green River and Barren River Locks and Dams, Kentucky    
1312
Cape Arundel Disposal Site, Maine    
1313
Penobscot River, Maine    
1314
Boston Harbor Reserved Channel Deauthorizations    
1315
Corps of Engineers Bridge Repair Program for New England Evacuation Routes    
1316
Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts    
1317
Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River    
1318
Missouri River and Tributaries at Kansas Cities, Missouri and Kansas    
1319
Hampton Harbor, New Hampshire, Navigation Improvement Project    
1320
Passaic River Federal Navigation Channel, New Jersey    
1321
Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area Diversion Project, North Dakota    
1322
Clatsop County, Oregon    
1323
Svensen Island, Oregon    
1324
West Tennessee Tributaries Project, Tennessee    
1325
Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration    
1326
Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin    
1327
Project Completion for Disaster Areas    
1328
Federal Assistance    
1329
Expedited Initiation    
1330 (a)
Project Deauthorization and Study Extensions Amends Section 6003(a) of WRRDA 2014  
1331
Conveyances    
1332
Report on Future Water Resources Development    
1401
Project Authorizations    
1402 (a)
Special Rules. St. Paul Harbor, Alaska Changes the cost-sharing responsibilities
for the St. Paul Harbor,
Alaska project, authorized by Section 101(b)(3)
of WRDA 1996
Section link not available
 
1402 (b)
Special Rules. Española Valley, New Mexico    
1403
Norfolk Harbor and Channels, Virginia