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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 of Engineers slated to start work on flood-prone areas in Wisconsin

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is working with the Wisconsin Emergency Management, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and county officials to collect information on flood-prone properties located in Columbia County.
    Published: 4/22/2015

    Corps of Engineers to host public meeting on Marsh Lake project

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a public meeting May 4 about the Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project to update the public on the current plan and get feedback to better the project.
    Published: 4/22/2015

    Corps of Engineers continues Mississippi River habitat construction

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues working on Mississippi River habitat construction near the Harpers Slough backwater area in Allamakee County, Iowa, and Lynxville, Wisconsin.
    Published: 4/21/2015