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President's Fiscal 2018 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). "The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration's priorities to support and improve the nation's economy and infrastructure, and to protect the American people," said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior official performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. "This Budget supports the core mission areas of coastal and inland navigation, reducing flood risks from riverine flooding and along our coasts, and restoring aquatic ecosystems.” [Read More]
Published: May-25-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers encourages life jacket use

“On Monday, we will remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our Nation. Memorial Day was first officially observed on May 30, 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of service members at Arlington National Cemetery,” explained U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District Commander, Col. James DeLapp. “Here at the Mobile District, we continue the tradition of taking time to remember and honor the men and women that gave their lives for the freedoms we enjoy, said DeLapp. [Read More]
Published: May-23-17

Allatoona Lake to host “Get Kids to the Park Day” at Galt’s Ferry

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is scheduled to host a Get Kids to the Park / Safe Kids Day at the Galt’s Ferry Day-Use Area at Allatoona Lake in Acworth, Ga., May 20. The event, which is cosponsored by the Safe Kids Cherokee County and the National Park Trust, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free for everyone attending the event, however boat launchers will still be charged a daily-use fee. [Read More]
Published: May-17-17

Allatoona Lake now accepting hunting permit applications

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is now accepting applications for permits for the upcoming hunting season at Allatoona Lake in Georgia. A $20 special activity fee will be assessed for each permit issued. [Read More]
Published: May-03-17

West Point Dam Road, R. Shaefer Heard Day Use Park to close during annual triathlon

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that West Point Dam Road and the R. Shaefer Heard Day Use Park at West Point Lake in Georgia are scheduled to close to all vehicular traffic from 5 p.m. April 22 until 2 p.m. April 23 (EST) for the 14th annual West Point Lake Triathlon. [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-17

USACE to initiate drought operations on Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Basin

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District (USACE), announced today that the district will initiate drought operations in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) Basin. Despite recent rainfall, drought conditions continue to persist throughout the basin. [Read More]
Published: Apr-05-17

USACE closes Twiltley Branch Campground due to high water

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that Twiltley Branch Campground at Okatibbee Lake in Collinsville, Miss. is closed to the public beginning April 3 and is expected to remain closed until April 14 due to high water. [Read More]
Published: Apr-03-17

U.S. Army Signs Record of Decision, Approves Updated Water Control Manuals for Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Basin

Mr. Douglas W. Lamont, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, has signed the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin Master Water Control Manual Update and Water Supply Storage Assessment, and the South Atlantic Division Commander has approved and implemented updated Water Control Manuals for the ACF Basin in accordance with the ROD. [Read More]
Published: Mar-30-17

USACE monitoring drought conditions across the region (1703-007)

Mobile, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is closely monitoring changing drought conditions in the river basins across the region. [Read More]
Published: Mar-15-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts open house (1702-006)

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District invites the public to participate in an open house for the proposed improvement of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel, March 16. [Read More]
Published: Feb-23-17
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