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US Army Corps of Engineers
Southwestern Division

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  • Russo honored with bronze de Fleury Medal

    Dallas--Ray Russo, acting Director of Regional Business for the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was recently honored with the presentation of the Bronze de Fleury Medal for his superior service to the Army Engineer Regiment and numerous contributions to both the Civil Works and Military Programs missions of the Southwestern Division.
  • Meeting the nation's infrastructure challenges through collaboration, partnerships

    DALLAS - As our nation's infrastructure continues to age and deteriorate, and funding levels remain unchanged, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is faced with the challenge of maintaining the nation's waterways and reservoirs all while reducing spending.
  • SWD, Texas Ports partner to address current issues, future needs

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Southwestern Division met with representatives from Texas Ports and the Texas Department of Transportation in Galveston, Texas, June 20, to identify current areas of need and discuss opportunities to improve the infrastructure that supports the Texas Coast and its immense economic impact on both Texas and the Nation. The meeting, held in conjunction with the Texas Water Conservation Association’s mid-year conference in Galveston, provided an opportunity for Corps and state officials to look at current ways of doing business as well as identify means to improve customer relationships and support.
  • Water Management: Corps’ Southwestern Division partners to build a resilient, reliable water resources portfolio

    The cycles of drought and flooding that have defined Texas and much of the southwest over the years have presented many challenges in water management, all intensified by the large gains in population and industry that the area has seen. With 28 reservoirs in Texas with storage set aside for water supply, and 74 multipurpose water reservoirs within the region, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Southwestern Division has been in the forefront, working with state and local governments and other stakeholders to ensure they are able to meet the water needs of the area. SWD participated in the Texas Water Conservation Organization’s Mid-Year Conference in Galveston, Texas, June 19-21 to discuss its role in water management and efforts to build a resilient and reliable portfolio that meets the current and future water resources needs for the region.