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Army Corps, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to start study on ways to protect vulnerable assets from coastal flooding

Baltimore District signed an agreement July 18 with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to begin an approximately $3-million, three-year study on possible ways to address coastal flooding and storm damage across more than 57 square miles in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas of suburban Maryland and northern Virginia. As part of this study, the team will investigate flood risk and identify ways to help protect vulnerable assets upon which the region relies, like local governments, businesses, institutions and water, energy and communication utilities; transportation hubs; federal buildings and military installations; national security facilities; and significant national monuments and cultural treasures. [Read More]
Published: Jul-18-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases report on coastal storm and flood risk in the North Atlantic region of the United States

USACE released a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations in areas of the Northeast affected by Hurricane Sandy. The report and all associated documents and tools are available here: http://www.nad.usace.army.mil/compstudy [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-15

North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study advances into third and final phase

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division expects to begin submitting the final analysis and associated products of its North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study to its agency headquarters in October, officially advancing the study into its third and final phase. [Read More]
Published: Sep-24-14

Corps of Engineers begins post-Sandy comprehensive study of North Atlantic coast

As directed by Congress with the passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriation Act of 2013, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scientists and engineers launched a collaborative study today to determine how best to reduce flood and storm damage risks for people and communities along the North Atlantic coast. [Read More]
Published: May-28-13