US Army Corps of Engineers
Mobile District

News Releases

  • West Point Lake to host two public workshops to launch Shoreline Management Plan Update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the West Point Lake Project Management Office in Georgia is scheduled to host two public workshops in May to officially begin the process to update the project’s Shoreline Management Plan.
  • Registration open for free Boating Safety Course at West Point Lake

    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Auxiliary Flotilla 08-01, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will conduct a free personal watercraft and boating safety course at the West Point Lake Project Management Office, May 12. The course will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST and will provide information on legal requirements, navigation rules, preventing personal watercraft and boating accidents, and new boating laws.
  • USACE announces receipt of proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials pilot projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today announced that it received 94 proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. Proposals were submitted to USACE in response to Federal Register Notice 83 Fed. Reg. 5763.
  • West Point Lake to close R. Shaefer Heard Day-Use Park, West Point Dam Road for Annual Triathlon

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the West Point Lake Project Management Office is scheduled to close R. Shaefer Heard Day-Use Park and the road across West Point Dam to all vehicular traffic, April 21 at 6 p.m. through April 22 at 2 p.m., for the 15th Annual West Point Lake Triathlon.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding

    Washington (April 10, 2018) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed Monday by numerous secretaries of federal agencies, including the Department of the Army.
  • Corps of Engineers releases Sweetwater Creek tentative flood risk management plan for public, agency review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, released a tentatively selected flood risk management plan for the Sweetwater Creek Watershed in Georgia for public and agency review, April 6.
  • Corps of Engineers to release tentative flood risk management plan, host public meetings for Sweetwater Creek

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is scheduled to release a tentatively selected flood risk management plan for the Sweetwater Creek Watershed in Georgia for public and agency review, April 6. To present the findings of the Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP), the district will host two Open House meetings in the watershed on April 9 and April 10.
  • Boating safety courses offered at West Point Lake

    Free personal watercraft and boating safety courses will be held at West Point Lake throughout the summer, with the first class scheduled for April 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Spring Aboard - Take a Boating Course

    INSERT CITY, State – The temperature may still be cool outside, but it is a perfect time of year to start getting prepared for the boating season. Boating safety advocates are urging boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the main boating season. Spring Aboard – Take A Boating Education Course campaign is a nationally coordinated effort during the week of March 18-24, 2018 to increase the awareness of taking a boating education course.
  • Walter F. George Lake to once again offer sewage hookups at Cotton Hill Campground

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that Cotton Hill Campground in Fort Gaines, Ga. will once again offer sewage hookups at most campsites for an additional $2, beginning March 2. Sewage hookups will be available at all 91 full-service campsites (electric, sewage and water) at Cotton Hill Campground for $26, except for the 10 primitive tent areas. The cost of primitive tent areas will remain $22 a night.