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.

Latest News Releases

Latest News

Corps of Engineers to increase Lake Ashtabula water releases
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, plans to increase water releases over the weekend from Baldhill Dam, near Valley City, North Dakota, this week to maintain storage capacity within Lake Ashtabula.
Published: 5/13/2022
Corps awards $6.1 million contract for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $6.1 million contract to H. B. Construction Inc. of Platte City, Missouri, yesterday, May 12, to complete the Southern Embankment Reach SE-2 portion of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project, which is also known as the FM Area Diversion.
Published: 5/13/2022
UPDATE: Corps postpones Marsh Lake project completion ceremony
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District will celebrate the completion of the Marsh Lake environmental enhancement project with a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 14, at 11 a.m. This is an update from the previous date of May 17. This event is postponed due to recent rain and storm events, which have made it unsafe to access the site.
Published: 5/13/2022