Corps of Engineers to host public scoping meeting for the Rio Grande de Manatí at Ciales flood risk management study

Published March 21, 2019
Updated: March 21, 2019

San Juan, Puerto Rico – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct a feasibility study to develop and analyze flood risk management alternatives for the Municipality of Ciales, Puerto Rico.


Interested public are invited to a scoping meeting Sunday March, 24, 2019, from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m at the Iglesia Alianza Cristiana y Misionera located at PR-146 km 28.1, Ciales, PR, 00638.


The study is being conducted by the Corps’ Pittsburgh District in collaboration with the Jacksonville District and the non-federal sponsor, Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources.


The public’s input to the Rio Grande de Manatí Flood Risk Management Study is valuable. All interested community members are encouraged to attend the meeting to learn about the scope, provide input on the considered flood risk management alternatives, voice concerns or share awareness information for the study team.


The meeting will start with an open house, followed by a formal presentation and comment session.


All public comments should be received no later than April 19, 2019. Questions, comments and information may be sent to Andrea Carson at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1000 Liberty Avenue, Floor 22, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222; or via email at


Catalina Carrasco
787-664-3460 (cell)
787-729-6879 (fax)

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