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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

    Corps reopens Gull Lake Dam and Recreation Area to camping

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is reopening its campsites at Gull Lake Dam and Recreation Area, near Brainerd, Minnesota.
    Published: 5/23/2016

    Corps of Engineers, partners to host fishing event at Lake Ashtabula

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is partnering with local organizations to host the 26th Annual Take-A-Kid-Fishing-Day at Lake Ashtabula, near Valley City, North Dakota June 4.
    Published: 5/19/2016

    Corps of Engineers asks everyone to practice smart water safety during National Safe Boating Week

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – May 21-27 is National Safe Boating Week and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants to remind everyone to be safe as they enjoy their favorite water based activities.
    Published: 5/18/2016