News Releases

  • Corps of Engineers assists in restoring water to Manati

    The city of Manati now has fresh drinking water for its 50,000 residents, including the patients of a Federal Medical Shelter and the local hospital, thanks to the efforts of Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA), local authorities, and members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Corps to stabilize bridge in Brevard County

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District will undertake repairs to stabilize a bridge in Brevard County after receiving a mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Florida.
  • Department of Defense agencies join forces to repair Guajataca Dam

    At the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and in support of the Government of Puerto Rico, the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Defense, and the Puerto Rico Energy and Power Authority (PREPA) airlifted the first jersey barriers Monday, to slow the erosion of the damaged spillway at the Guajataca Dam. Keeping the spillway functional is important because so that the water will channel around the dam when the water rises too close to the top of the dam.
  • Army Corps, DoD, and local authorities work to stabilize Guajataca Dam

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – At the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and in support
  • Mobile District stands up the Puerto Rico Recovery Field Office

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District deployed its first wave of personnel to Puerto Rico Sunday to stand up the Puerto Rico Recovery Field Office (RFO) that will oversee the management and execution of FEMA recovery missions to restore the essential public services and facilities.
  • ‘Temporary Power’ team doing their part to return Florida to normalcy

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is nearing completion on its Hurricane Irma temporary power mission. Just 11 days following Irma’s impact, the team assigned to provide emergency power to the state’s critical public facilities has met the challenge.
  • Corps to resume flows Lake Okeechobee to Caloosahatchee

    With Lake Okeechobee continuing its ascent, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to resume flows to the Caloosahatchee River starting tomorrow (Sept. 19).
  • Prepositioning of debris removal experts accelerates Hurricane Irma recovery operations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers preemptively mobilized Mobile District Emergency Management Chief Hubert “Bo” Ansley to the U.S. Virgin Islands, and civil engineer Herb Bullock to Puerto Rico, Sept. 4, to accelerate Hurricane Irma recovery operations. At the time, Hurricane Irma was still two days away, but the Corps of Engineers made it a priority to get someone on the ground to begin initial damage assessments, immediately following the storm.