Tag: flood control
  • USACE Holding C&SF Flood Resiliency Study Planning Meetings Jan. 11-12 in Fort Lauderdale

    The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will hold a two-day planning charrette meeting for the Central and South Florida (C&SF) Flood Resiliency Study on Jan. 11-12 in Fort Lauderdale. Options for virtual and in-person attendance will be provided.
  • Reunión informativa sobre proyecto de control de inundaciones del Rio Puerto Nuevo

    El Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de los Estados Unidos (USACE, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales invitan a la comunidad a participar de una reunión informativa sobre el proyecto para el control de inundaciones del Río Puerto Nuevo.
  • USACE updates officials in Puerto Rico on hurricane recovery projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District’s Commander and Deputy Commander for the Antilles provided an update for officials regarding $2.5 billion infrastructure projects designed to manage flood risk on the island. Over the past several days, Jacksonville District Commander Col. Jason Kirk and Antilles Deputy Maj. Alexander Walker-Rodriguez provided updates on infrastructure projects and studies that will reduce flood risk to officials that included Lieutenant Gov. Luis Rivera-Marin, Natural & Environmental Resources Secretary Tania Vazquez-Ruiz, and Omar Marrero, Executive Director of the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resiliency.
  • Wares Creek Project operates successfully during and after Tropical Storm Colin

    The recently completed Wares Creek Project proved to be a resounding success and operated as designed after sustaining impacts from Tropical Storm Colin. No local flooding was reported or noted along the creek after the storm.
  • Corps postpones public meetings on dike rehabilitation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has postponed public meetings that were scheduled to be held later this month regarding rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.