US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Army Corps, NJDEP to host public meetings for flood risk study

    PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 3, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are hosting public meetings regarding the New Jersey Back Bays Flood Risk Management study on Sept. 12, 2018 in Ventnor City, N.J. and on Sept 13 in Toms River Township, N.J.
  • Army Corps updates water release schedule for Francis E. Walter Dam

    PHILADELPHIA (Aug 3, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2018 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. The Army Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be scheduled if enough water storage is accumulated in the reservoir. Precipitation has enabled the Army Corps to schedule the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th increments of the plan, which include increased whitewater releases on Aug. 25, Aug. 26, Sept. 1, and Sept 2 and fisheries enhancement releases through Oct. 5.
  • Army Corps announces weekend water release change from the Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced a change regarding water releases from the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA.
  • North Atlantic Division receives new commanding general

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division from out-going commander Maj. Gen. William H. Graham during a ceremony at Fort Hamilton today.
  • Army Corps to draw down reservoir at Blue Marsh Lake

    PHILADELPHIA, PA (JULY 20, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District has announced it will draw down the pool level at Blue Marsh Lake in preparation for significant forecasted rainfall. The lake is located on the Tulpehocken Creek, a tributary of the Schuylkill River, about four miles northwest of Reading, Pa.
  • Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam

    PHILADELPHIA (July 19, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2018 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. The Army Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be scheduled if enough water storage is accumulated in the reservoir. Precipitation throughout the early part of the summer has enabled the Army Corps to schedule the first three increments of the plan
  • Army Corps, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation release draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Plan for input

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), released June 14 the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan and Restoration Roadmap that identifies 3,840 candidate aquatic ecosystem restoration, enhancement and conservation projects for implementation throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
  • USACE Opens Updated National Levee Database

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today opened the updated National Levee Database (NLD) for public access. The NLD is a living, dynamic information source that provides visualization and search capability on the location and condition of levee systems nationwide.
  • District celebrates completion of Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District joined elected officials and partners on May 25, 2018 to celebrate the completion of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk rebuild in Atlantic City. The project – one of the more complex construction efforts undertaken by the District in recent years – involved building two separate seawall structures along approximately 1700 feet of the inlet and rebuilding the historic boardwalk.
  • Army Corps to resume repair work on Reedy Point Bridge

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District will be resuming joint repair work on the Reedy Point Bridge. Work will begin in early May 2018 and is expected to last through mid-June 2018.