The applicant, the City of St. Charles, seeks authorization to conduct grading and filling operations in waters of the United States for the Cole Creek Flood Reduction Project. The project proposes to reduce the risk of flooding to 11 single family homes and 7 apartment buildings. Approximately 4,000 linear feet of Cole Creek are within the project limits. The project also includes the removal and replacement of two bridges over Cole Creek. The public notice comment period opens on September 20, 2018 and closes October 11, 2018.