Tag: flood risk management
  • USACE announces two Public NEPA Scoping Meetings on Nov. 28 and extends public comment on New C&SF Flood Resiliency Study to Dec. 7

    USACE invites the participation of Federal and state agencies, Native American Tribes, local agencies, and interested stakeholders in providing comments and identifying any issues or concerns. Two virtual Public NEPA Scoping Meetings will be held on Monday, November 28. The first will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and the second will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The meetings will include a short presentation about the study and the NEPA process, followed by a comment period to receive feedback on the flood risk problems, including what is important to stakeholders when we look at the problems and potential solutions. The NEPA Scoping comment period is being extended through Wednesday December 7, 2022, to allow additional time due to the effects of Hurricane Nichole and the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday.
  • El Cuerpo de Ingenieros otorga contrato para proyecto del Rio de La Plata en Dorado, Puerto Rico

    El Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de EE. UU., (USACE por sus siglas en inglés) adjudicó, el 12 de mayo, un contrato de construcción de $9.47 millones a la compañía Construcciones José Carro S.E., con sede en Ponce, Puerto Rico. El contrato “Rio De La Plata Articulated Concrete Block Mat and Toe Key”, hace parte de las fases de mitigación de riesgos que se estarán construyendo en los municipios de Dorado y Toa Baja como parte del Proyecto de Control de Inundaciones del Río de la Plata.
  • Corps of Engineers awards latest contract for the Rio de la Plata project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $9.47 million Articulated Concrete Block Mat and Toe Key contract, May 12, to Construcciones José Carro S.E., headquartered in Ponce, Puerto Rico. This contract is part of a phased approach to flood risk management actions being constructed as part of the Rio de la Plata Flood Control Project, in the municipalities of Dorado and Toa Baja.
  • Corps renews partnership with Florida’s Silver Jackets

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is renewing its partnership with Florida’s Silver Jackets through the signing of a new charter that will guide the team moving forward. The charter establishes the expectations for implementation of the Silver Jackets Team for the State of Florida.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Year in Review

    From ecosystem restoration to flood risk management, and from emergency permitting response following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to ensuring safe, navigable waterways and harbors, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District had a busy 2010, dedicated to strengthening security, energizing the economy and reducing risks from disasters throughout Florida and the Caribbean.