Measuring flow in a relief well as part of the Portsmouth-New Boston, Ohio local protection project during a recent high water event.
Recent Flooding Shines Light on Importance of Levee Safety Team
Recent high water events in the Huntington District have served to highlight an important, but often overlooked team that inspects the levees and flood walls of our region as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Levee Safety Program
Water Quality Intensive Surveys
Water Quality Intensive Surveys
​Christy Stefanides,Thaddaeus Tuggle, and Kamryn Tufts, collected water chemistry samples in the tail waters and inflows of Tappan, R. D. Bailey, Clendening, and Piedmont Lakes. Intensive surveys are designed to fully assess water quality parameters within a watershed and allows the Water Quality Team to monitor water quality conditions, establish baseline conditions, assess current water quality status, and identify any significant water quality trends within LRH watersheds. Understanding the physical, chemical, and biological processes occurring in our waterways allows the Corps the opportunity to efficiently operate projects in ways that provide for sustainable human uses while conserving the environmental value of the resource.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) prepares for Hurricane Harvey.  USACE assets have been prepositioned to provide a swift and effective response to the impending hurricane.
Liaison Officers, team leaders, and a Prime Power Planning and a Response Team from the 249th Engineer Battalion have deployed in support of state Emergency Operations Centers and FEMA Response Nodes. 
Additionally, local USACE Districts are conducting flood-fighting activities such as stockpiling and issuing flood-fighting materials (sandbags and materials/fabrics that keep soil in place) to local government entities in an effort to mitigate the effects of flooding in the area.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Hurricane Harvey Response Page
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is leaning forward in partnership with local, state, and federal response in the support of the people affected by the impacts from Hurricane Harvey. We currently have more than 353 personnel engaged and operating in coordination with county, ...

Regulatory Public Notices

LRH-2017-00775-LKR

4/23/2018
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: The district engineer has received a prospectus to establish a stream and wetland compensatory mitigation bank, in the State of West Virginia (WV), under an existing umbrella mitigation banking instrument (UMBI), for federal and state permits as described in this Public Notice.

LRH 2017-980-LMR

4/6/2018
The applicant has requested authorization for the proposed discharge of dredged and/or fill material into waters of the United States in association with the Union Village Residential Development project.


 

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