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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

    Mendota Heights resident recognized for floodplain management

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota – Terry Zien, St. Paul District hydraulic engineer, received the annual Floodplain Manager Award for distinguished service in floodplain management at the Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers, or MnAFPM, conference in Moorhead, Minnesota, Nov. 19.
    Published: 11/24/2015

    Corps temporarily closes Gull Lake Dam and Recreation Area boat ramp

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is temporarily closing its Gull Lake Dam and Recreation Area boat ramp.
    Published: 11/20/2015

    Corps extends navigation season due to warmer weather

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is extending the navigation season on the Upper Mississippi River a few extra days due to the continued warmer weather.
    Published: 11/17/2015