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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.

  • 2011 Civil Works Programs Customer Satisfaction Report
  • 2011 - 2015 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 continues Mississippi River dredging operations

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues its Mississippi River dredging operations to reopen the river to commercial navigation following recent high water.
    Published: 7/29/2014

    Corps of Engineers to host free youth fishing derby at Blackhawk Park

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a free youth fishing derby for kids age 12 and under at its Blackhawk Park near De Soto, Wis., Aug. 2.
    Published: 7/25/2014

    Corps is performing emergency dredging to reopen the Mississippi River navigation channel

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is preparing to dredge in two separate areas within the Mississippi River to reopen the 9-foot navigation channel to commercial navigation.
    Published: 7/24/2014