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Civil Works

Civil Works Mission and Vision: Dedicated to providing quality, responsive service to the nation in peace and war. The Directorate of Civil Works is a major component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Civil Works programs include water resource development activities including flood risk management, navigation, recreation, and infrastructure and environmental stewardship. Our mission also includes emergency response.

  • 2014 Civil Works Programs Customer Satisfaction Report
  • 2014 - 2018 Civil Works Strategic Plan
            - Sustainable Solutions to America's Water Resources Needs
  • The Civil Works Program of the Army Corps of Engineers: A Primer
  • Civil Works Transformation
  • Environmental Operating Principles
  • National Report: Resonding to National Water Resources Challenges
  • Latest News Releases

    Latest News

    High water forces closure of Corps of Engineers’ Blackhawk Park

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is temporarily closing its Blackhawk Park, located near De Soto, Wisconsin, due to high river levels.
    Published: 10/17/2018

    Corps awards $7.475 million contract for dredged material unload project

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $7.475 million contract Sept. 24, 2018, to Dubuque Barge & Fleeting Services, Co., of Dubuque, Iowa, to carry-out a Corps Island Dredged Material Unloading project.
    Published: 9/25/2018

    Corps to draw down Eau Galle reservoir for winter maintenance

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin drawing down its Eau Galle Reservoir in Spring Valley, Wisconsin, two feet, starting Monday, Sept. 24, in order to perform maintenance work on the dam this winter.
    Published: 9/21/2018