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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 discovers fall webworms on Mississippi River island

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently discovered fall webworms have returned to an island along the Mississippi River near La Crosse, Wis.
    Published: 9/16/2014

    Mississippi Valley Division Commander received 2nd Star

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and 53rd Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick promoted Mississippi Valley Division Commander Brigadier General Mike Wehr to the rank of major general, September 12, in a ceremony at his alma mater Santa Clara University (California), which hosted the event.
    Published: 9/15/2014

    Corps of Engineers, sponsor sign Marsh Lake restoration agreement

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District accomplished a major milestone on the Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project today, Sept. 10.
    Published: 9/10/2014