Cynthia Rodriguez, a civil engineer with the St. Louis District and native of Puerto Rico, deployed to Puerto Rico as part of the Corps’ Temporary Roofing team which oversees the installation of blue plastic sheeting on to damaged roofs until arrangements for permanent repairs are made. What makes this even more personal for Rodriguez is that she was able to help her hometown recover from hurricanes Irma and Maria.
St. Louis District Employee Helps Puerto Rico Hometown Recover
Cynthia Rodriguez, a civil engineer with the St. Louis District and native of Puerto Rico, deployed to Puerto Rico as part of the Corps’ Temporary Roofing team which oversees the installation of blue plastic sheeting on to damaged roofs until arrangements for permanent repairs are made. What makes this even more personal for Rodriguez is that she was able to help her hometown recover from hurricanes Irma and Maria.
More than 50 members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District have deployed for hurricane recovery duties in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. A few of the first to leave have returned, including O’Fallon resident and USACE St. Louis District Regulatory Branch Section Chief Keith McMullen.
Operation Blue Roof
More than 50 members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District have deployed for hurricane recovery duties in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. A few of the first to leave have returned, including O’Fallon resident and USACE St. Louis District Regulatory Branch Section Chief Keith McMullen.
The Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program executed by the St. Louis District has realized an 87 percent reduction in contaminated soil shipping and disposal, and associated costs at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant over the past three years as a result of using a highly effective material sorting process.
Soil sorting technology saves taxpayer money
The Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program executed by the St. Louis District has realized an 87 percent reduction in contaminated soil shipping and disposal, and associated costs at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant over the past three years as a result of using a highly effective material sorting process.
Securing the Nation's Future Through Water
Securing the Nation's Future Through Water
In the space of just a few minutes, the Securing the Nation's Future Through Water video highlights many of the key missions that the Corps of Engineers' performs on a daily basis that contribute to the Nation's economy, environment and quality of life through our water resources infrastructure.

Did you know...

The St. Louis District is responsible for maintaining a navigation channel nine feet deep and 300 feet wide on 300 miles of the Mississippi River from Saverton, Missouri, to Cairo, Illinois. We are also responsible for maintaining a navigation channel on the lower 80 miles of the Illinois River as well as the lower 36 miles of the Kaskaskia River. Strategically situated at the crossroads of three major river systems, the St. Louis District is also located at the critical transition point on the Mississippi River where it is a “locking river” north of St. Louis and the “open river” from St. Louis on south.

Latest News Releases

O’Fallon, Illinois resident deploys to Puerto Rico to support Operation Blue Roof

ST. LOUIS – More than 50 members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District have
Published: 12/11/2017

Hometown Hero: St. Louis District Employee Helps Puerto Rico Hometown Recover

More than 90 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis District employees have deployed since September to support hurricane response and recovery efforts. They are part of more than 850 Corps personnel from across the nation responding to the unprecedented back-to-back storms.
Published: 12/11/2017

Boundary Maintenance Work at Carlyle Lake

CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be performing boundary maintenance work from December 11, 2017 through January 12, 2018 on multiple sections of the boundary line at Carlyle Lake. The boundary line maintenance work will consist of uniformed Park Rangers and volunteers walking the boundary lines, replacing signposts, identifying encroachments on government property, inspecting mowing permits, and clearing brush along the boundary line. The maintenance work is performed annually during the winter months when vegetation is at a minimum. Maintenance is necessary in order to maintain a visible boundary line and to protect the public lands at Carlyle Lake. The areas of emphasis for the 2017-18 boundary maintenance will be from the Tamalco Access Area to Patoka Access Area.
Published: 12/7/2017

2017 Water Control Operations/Dam Safety Public Workshop

CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans for a public workshop to be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mariner’s Village Resort Conference Center in Carlyle, Illinois.
Published: 11/30/2017

M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center Winter Hours

November 9, 2017, Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the winter hours of
Published: 11/13/2017

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