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Civil Works

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Civil Works mission began in 1824 with navigation on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. Today, the Civil Works mission enables the agency to build, operate, and maintain a wide range of water resource projects. The USACE missions are defined by the Legislative and Executive Branches and include:

  • Coastal and Storm Damage Reduction
  • Environmental restoration
  • Flood Risk Management
  • Hydropower
  • Navigation
  • Recreation
  • Water supply

For additional information about the USACE Civil Works Program please contact: