US Army Corps of Engineers
Huntington District


  • June

    Ingredients for a Stream

    ​The Strait Creek Prairie Bluffs In-Lieu Fee (ILF) mitigation site is the first approved ILF site in the state of Ohio. Located in Adams County, Ohio, the Strait Creek Prairie Bluffs ILF mitigation site will involve the restoration, re-establishment, enhancement and preservation of 5,810 lf of streams, 1.71 acre of wetlands, the adjacent riparian corridors, floodplains and upland buffers within the Ohio Brush – White Oak watershed.
  • May

    Life Jackets Worn...Nobody Mourns

    Col. Jason Evers, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District, gives a public service announcement from Alum Creek Dam in Ohio to kick of the 2019 Water Safety Campaign: Life Jackets Worn... Nobody Mourns!
  • The Bluestone DSA Recreation PDT Recognized by COL Evers

    ​The Bluestone DSA Recreation PDT was recognized by COL Evers for exceptional efforts in delivering the DDR, Plans, and Specifications for all review teams in time to be incorporated with the main stilling basin contract.
  • Setting an Emergency Bulkhead at Delaware Lake

    Colonel Evers is joined by Greg Feustel, Delaware Lake Resource Manager and Brian Luprek, Scioto Area Resource Manager as they observe the Marietta Repair Station crew setting the emergency bulkhead in one of the gates at Delaware Lake.
  • Junior Ranger Program

    ​Burnsville Lake assisted Sutton Lake with their Junior Ranger Program last week by teaching the students about the wildlife of West Virginia and how it relates to being a Park Ranger. Additionally, the students got to meet a special guest, a leucistic black rat snake, while learning how to identify venomous and non-venomous snakes found in their area.
  • Burnsville Lake Mussel Study

    This summer you may notice several blue barrels floating by the Dam. Those barrels are part of an ongoing mussel study that is being conducted through a partnership between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
  • Lower Mud Water Line Extension Project Section 340

    The Lincoln County Public Service District hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of the Lower Mud Water Extension Project at the Lincoln County 911 Center.
  • Andrew Branard Recognition

    Andrew Branard was recognized for exceptional efforts on concurrently conducting Numeric, RAS and Physical Modeling to help the Bluestone DSA PDT navigate complicated design issues while staying on schedule as well as supporting critical understandings of operational risk to be incorporated into the instructions to the dam tender during construction of Phase 5.
  • April

    Burnsville Lake Hosts First Aid and CPR Training

    ​The Burnsville Lake new office addition was used to host a joint first aid and CPR training for 18 staff members from both Burnsville and Sutton Lakes and 5 volunteers.
  • Ohio River Basin Workshop

    Nearly 70 flood risk professionals from across the region attended the Ohio River Basin, Flood Risk Management (FRM) Workshop on April 10-11th in Northern Kentucky. The event, which was championed by Kentucky and Ohio Silver Jackets teams and planned by the Huntington District, brought together local, state and federal stakeholders to discuss and prioritize flooding hazards on a basin level.
  • LDP Graduation

    The Huntington District celebrated the 3rd graduating class of LDP1 on 24 April 2019. This course was developed to provide initial leadership training and development to the workforce.
  • COL Evers present Ashley Pierson the Commander's Award for Civilian Service

    The Burnsville Lake's Lake Project Assistant, Ashley Pierson, was recently honored by the USACE Wilmington District for her time on deployment for Hurricane Florence recovery. She received the Commander's Award for Civilian Service for her efforts as the Temporary Housing Mission Manager in North Carolina.
  • PCXIN-DM Staff Celebrates Efficient Data Collection

    In October 2017, the Institute for Water Resource (IWR) challenged the Waterborne Commerce Statistics (WCS) Team nationwide with finding efficiencies in data collection and processing on the WCS mission. The Planning Center of Expertise for Inland Navigation's Data Management Branch located within LRH, which processes approximately forty percent of the nation's Waterborne Commerce Statistics annually, decided to focus on increasing automation, and in turn reducing data entry.
  • Corps Day at Marshall University

    Marshall University hosted Army Corps of Engineers Day at their Student Center April 11, 2019. The event provided opportunities for students to learn more about the Corps and possible job and internship opportunities.
  • March

    Lens Creek Sewer Line Extension

    Colonel Jason Evers and Congressman Alex Mooney sign the Lens Creek Partnership Agreement as Kent Carper, President, Kanawha County Commission looks on.
  • Dewey Lake Clean Sweep

       Amazing day at Jenny Wiley State Park. Our Clean Sweep Volunteers were out in full force
  • Beech Fork Lake Spring Cleanup

    Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to our Spring Cleanup! We had 107 people and picked up more than 150 bags of trash. Special thanks to the REAP (Make it Shine progam) for providing the bags, gloves, and trash receptacle. Also thank you to local businesses who donated prizes for our raffle; Bare Arms, Bombshell Burgers and BBQ, Kroger, Walmart, and Food Fair. Can't wait until next year! Stay safe out on the water and always remember to wear a life jacket!
  • DSAC-University Detail

    Greg Hammer of the Huntington Districts (DSMMCX) completed a DSAC-U detail to the Jacksonville District (SAJ) office to assist with the Herbert Hoover Dike cutoff wall construction. The detail was to provide technical background for a similar project to be performed at Moose Creek Dam in Alaska.
  • February

    1st Annual Huntington District Military Ball

    The evening began with a receiving line in the traditional military manner. Then at the beginning of the dinner, there was a toast to the services, the president, the nation and our fallen comrades. Over dinner the audience were treated with remarks by Colonel Evers and the guest speaker.
  • Army Engineers Week

    National Engineers Week, sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers, coincides with the birthday of President George Washington -- America's first engineer. This observance calls attention to the contributions that engineers make to society. It is also a time to emphasize the importance of learning math, science, and technical skills.