New England News Releases

USACE reminds visitors to practice water safety
5/10/2024
As millions of Americans plan visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and...
USACE’s swim beach at Otter Brook Lake permanently closed
5/8/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that the swim beach at Otter Brook Lake in Keene and Roxbury, N.H., is permanently closed and will not be open to the public when...
USACE hosts open house May 2 in Mansfield Center, Conn., for Mansfield Hollow Lake Master Plan revision
4/19/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will host an open house May 2, 2024, in Mansfield Center, Conn., to kick off a process to revise the 1979 Mansfield Hollow Lake Master Plan for...

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Local bird watchers descended upon West Hill Dam armed with pen, paper and a few binoculars to participate in West Hill Dam’s annual Backyard Bird Count.
Construction of the System Management Engineering Facility (SMEF), the 40,000 square foot, 2-story addition, is well underway and progressing rapidly.
For vessels wanting to enter Plymouth waters, dredging to remove shoals from the Plymouth Harbor federal navigation project in Massachusetts is currently underway and on schedule.

News From Around the Corps

Mobile Harbor Deepening Project Beneficial Use of Dredging Material
4/26/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District routinely creates value from dredged sediments through beneficial uses such as beach nourishment, enhancing wetland habitat, and brownfield...
Empowering the Future: USACE Division CSM Visits U.S. Army Engineers in Kuwait
4/17/2024
In a significant event aimed at fostering professional growth among U.S. Army Engineer Regiment Soldiers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division Command Sgt. Maj. Clifton D. Morehouse...
Congressional reps visit Whittier Narrows Dam
5/7/2024 UPDATED
The Los Angeles District welcomed congressional leaders with the House Subcommittee on Water Re-sources and the Environment April 2 at the district’s Base Yard in South El Monte. The committee, its...

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    Buffumville Lake hosts pollinator event

    The Buffumville Lake team hosted a program focused on pollinators, specifically bees and butterflies, Sept. 9 at the Buffumville Lake Boat Ramp in Charlton, Massachusetts.Girl Scout Troop 30304 of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts attended the one-hour presentation, “Victory Garden for Bees!” “The girls became interested in the plight of honeybees when a
  • New England District project sites celebrate National Public Lands Day

    Three New England District recreation areas held events to celebrate environmental stewardship and volunteerism.  Buffumville Lake/Hodges Village Dam, West Hill Dam and Surry Mountain Lake all held events in honor of National Public Lands Day.The West Hill Dam team in Massachusetts had over 150 volunteers, many of them Scouts and Junior Rangers,
  • New England District Team inspects Woonsocket Dam

    Consistent maintenance of the New England District’s flood damage reduction projects are critical to keeping them operating smoothly.  A special team of New England District employees from Engineering, Safety and Operations performed a detailed Hydraulic Steel Structures (HSS) inspection of the four tainter gates at the Woonsocket Falls Dam in

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