Tag: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • May

    Controversial, successful Virginia Beach ecosystem restoration project to hold open-house event

    The second phase of a large-scale hard reef habitat restoration project funded by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City of Virginia Beach sees forward movement May 17 at the Brock Environmental Center, Virginia Beach.
  • January

    Norfolk District receives $328M in federal funds from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

    Last week, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works announced the work plans for two recently enacted laws — the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act; and the 2022 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act– which will provide the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with an additional $328 million for fiscal year 2022.
  • March

    District conducting controlled flood release at Gathright Da

    COVINGTON, Va. – Operators at Gathright Dam began a controlled flood storage release Tuesday due to increased rainfall. Beginning at 9 a.m., operators at the dam gradually increased the release rate from 1,200 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 5,000 cfs over a three-hour period. This change in release rates will increase river stages at the dam about 2.7 feet and approximately 2.5 feet in Covington over the next 6 to 10 hours.
  • December

    Norfolk District’s small business program achieves third banner year

    Although she probably won’t, Norfolk District Deputy for Small Business Programs Cherie Kunze could sit back and enjoy some well-deserved downtime; after all, this is the third consecutive year Norfolk District met and surpassed district goals for awards to small businesses.
  • August

    AFRC crew to conduct aerial mosquito treatment today

    The 757th Airlift Squadron, from Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, will conduct aerial mosquito spraying over Langley Air Force Base and Craney Island the night of Aug. 26, 2020.
  • October

    Small business is big business for Norfolk District

    In the last two years, Cherie Kunze met with over 200 firms, conducted numerous outreach events and used each of her 30 years of contracting experience. In 2019, it paid off. The Norfolk District Office of Small Business Programs deputy took the commander’s program to record highs by far exceeding the district’s small business goals.
  • July

    Gathright Dam’s second pulse release of 2019 set for Wednesday

    COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to carry out the year’s second water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Wednesday. It will take place between 6 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.