US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Corps of Engineers host public meetings to discuss Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Studies in Puerto

    San Juan, Puerto Rico – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host public meetings to update the community regarding two Coastal Storm Risk Management feasibility studies taking place in Puerto Rico.
  • Corps of Engineers host interagency regulatory meeting in U.S. Virgin Islands

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosted its first interagency meeting in the Virgin Islands since Hurricanes Irma and Maria to hear project proposals that could have an effect on the islands’ waterways. The Antilles area office’s regulatory section, part of the Corps’ Jacksonville district, along with local and federal agencies gathered to hear proposed projects and help applicants navigate the regulatory permitting process
  • Army Corps Announces Administrative Fee Changes

    Beginning January 1, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division, will implement a revised administrative fee schedule resulting in a total cost of $835 for a dock and land based facilities at its reservoirs and along certain federal waterways in the Southeastern United States.
  • Corps reduces flows to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues to monitor conditions and will reduce flows from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee estuary. Starting Saturday, June 1, the Corps will reduce the pulse release to the Caloosahatchee estuary to a 7-day average rate of 450 cubic feet per second (cfs) from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). Flows to the St. Lucie estuary remain at zero cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80). This schedule will remain in effect until further notice. Additional runoff from rain in the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie basins could occasionally result in flows that exceed one or both targets. "With the water level dropping below 11 feet and approaching the water shortage management band, the time is appropriate to reduce flows slightly without significant environmental impacts,” said Kelly.
  • El Cuerpo de Ingenieros y la Autoridad de Los Puertos firman un acuerdo de diseño para el proyecto de Mejoras a la Navegación en el Puerto de San Juan

    El Comandante del Distrito de Jacksonville del Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de los EE. UU. (USACE por sus siglas en ingles), Coronel Andrew Kelly y el Director Ejecutivo de la Autoridad de los Puertos de Puerto Rico, Anthony O. Maceira Zayas firmaron esta semana el acuerdo de asociación para avanzar a la fase de diseño del proyecto de Mejoras a la Navegación en el Puerto de San Juan.
  • Corps of Engineers and Port Authority sign design agreement for San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, Col. Andrew Kelly and the Executive Director for Puerto Rico Ports Authority, Anthony O. Maceira Zayas signed the partnership agreement this week to move forward to the design phase of the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements project.
  • Duval County project recognized as “Best Restored Beach”

    The Duval County Shore Protection Project was recognized today by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the nation’s best restored beaches for 2019. Actually, the project includes four county beaches that were recognized: Atlantic, Neptune and Jacksonville beaches, and Hannah Park, too!
  • Corps announces contract award and community meeting for Surfside Beach renourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the award of a $17.9 million construction contract and a community meeting Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. for the Surfside beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project.
  • Corps steps up flows to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues to monitor conditions and will step up releases from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee estuary. Starting Saturday, May 18, the Corps will increase the pulse release to the Caloosahatchee estuary to a 7-day average rate of 800 cubic feet per second (cfs) from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). Flows to the St. Lucie estuary remain at zero cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80). This schedule will remain in effect until further notice. Additional runoff from rain in the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie basins could occasionally result in flows that exceed one or both targets.
  • Corps offers series of webinars on Lake O water management

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will offer a series of lunchtime webinars to provide background information on water management in south Florida as it pertains to Lake Okeechobee and the region. Jacksonville District staff will conduct six webinars, the first beginning at noon, May 20. The intent is to provide information to the public on the Central & Southern Florida Project water management system as work continues on the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM).