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Swim Beach Closed at Blue Marsh Lake
7/19/2024
Swimming at the Dry Brooks Day Use Area of Blue Marsh Lake is currently restricted due to high bacteria levels. Water sample results obtained from testing on Thursday, July 18th indicated high levels...
District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for July 23
7/18/2024
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment on July 23rd, over the federal property on Craney Island...
Army Corps shares update on Francis E. Walter Dam water release schedule
7/16/2024
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2024 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan. The Army Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be...
Gathright Dam pulse release set for Wednesday
7/15/2024
NORFOLK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District will conduct a pulse release at Gathright Dam, near Covington, Va., Wednesday, July 17 beginning at approximately 6 a.m...
Corps of Engineers to host public meetings regarding SM-1A deactivated nuclear power plant
7/15/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will host a series of in-person and virtual public meetings to update and share information on the SM-1A Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant...
Swimming Area Reopened at Blue Marsh Lake
7/14/2024
The swimming area at Blue Marsh Lake’s Dry Brooks Day Use Area has been reopened for public use. Water quality test results now indicate that E. coli bacteria levels have returned to a level that...
District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for July 15
7/11/2024
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment on July 15th, over the federal property on Craney Island...

The Districts of the North Atlantic Division

Small Craft Operator Andy Boyle surveys the waters of the Potomac River near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, while on the way to the Tidal Basin gates in Washington, D.C. (U.S. Army photo by Christopher Fincham)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Project Engineer Chris Hood and a contractor discuss progress at ongoing administrative facility renovations on Smith Barracks in Baumholder, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)
The New Bedford Hurricane Protection Barrier lies across New Bedford and Fairhaven Harbor. It is approximately 50 miles south of Boston. The project protects about 1,400 acres in New Bedford, Fairhaven, and Acushnet from tidal flooding associated with hurricanes and coastal storms. It is one of three hurricane barriers within the New England District. (U.S. Army photo by Joshua Voda)
Project Manager David Gentile, New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers showing the Union Beach, New Jersey Coastal Storm Risk Management Project to New York District Commander, Col. Alexander Young and dignitaries. (U.S. Army photo)
Anthony Lockridge, supervisory facility operations specialist and dam operator for USACE Norfolk District, exits the Gathright Dam outlet tunnel during a semi-annual dam inspection. (U.S. Army photo by Breeana Harris)
Francis E. Walter Dam, owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, operates as a system in conjunction with Beltzville Dam to reduce flooding in the downstream communities along the Lehigh River and preventing over $245 million in flood damage to the Lehigh River Valley. (U.S. Army photo)