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Prepositioning of debris removal experts accelerates Hurricane Irma recovery operations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers preemptively mobilized Mobile District Emergency Management Chief Hubert “Bo” Ansley to the U.S. Virgin Islands, and civil engineer Herb Bullock to Puerto Rico, Sept. 4, to accelerate Hurricane Irma recovery operations. At the time, Hurricane Irma was still two days away, but the Corps of Engineers made it a priority to get someone on the ground to begin initial damage assessments, immediately following the storm. [Read More]
Published: Sep-11-17

Mobile District’s reservoirs in western Georgia available for flood-control storage

The commander of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District said today that all of the district’s reservoirs have available flood-storage capacity to handle the forecasted rainfall from Hurricane Irma, which is expected to drop four to eight inches of rain on western Georgia. [Read More]
Published: Sep-10-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District prepared to delay scheduled seasonal closure of campgrounds to accommodate Hurricane Irma evacuees

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the district’s recreation facilities are prepared to extend the camping season to meet the potential demand for evacuees displaced by Hurricane Irma. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares for Hurricane Irma; continues to respond to Harvey

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is closely coordinating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), other federal partners, and state and local agencies in preparing for Hurricane Irma. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-17

Mobile District employees deploy in support of Hurricane Harvey recovery operations

Twelve employees from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District, have deployed to the state of Texas to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the USACE, Southwest Division, in recovery operations in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. [Read More]
Published: Sep-06-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts open house to discuss Mobile Harbor improvement, Sept. 14

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, Sept. 14. [Read More]
Published: Sep-06-17

Seasonal water level decline to begin at West Point Reservoir

Water management officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the reservoir level at West Point Lake in southwest Georgia is expected to decline over the next 10 days. This decline is typical this time of year due to decreased inflows into the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin and increased evaporation levels that occur in late summer and fall. [Read More]
Published: Aug-30-17

Water willow planting at West Point Lake

 1708-04_Water willow planting at West Point (AMM) PDF Contact: Ben Williams Park Ranger West Point, [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-17

West Point Dam Roadway closed Aug. 24 for exercise

MOBILE, Ala. – The West Point Dam Roadway will be closed Aug. 24 while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers West Point Project hosts a training exercise for the U.S. Army’s 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment from Fort Benning, Ga. [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-17

Lifetime Senior Pass price goes from $10 to $80 this month

MOBILE, Ala. – As a result of legislation passed by Congress in December 2016, the price of the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Lifetime Senior Pass will increase from $10 to $80 beginning August 28, 2017. [Read More]
Published: Aug-02-17
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