By Engineering, and Planning Committee on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources Science,Water Science and Technology Board,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council
The U.S. military Corps of Engineers (Corps) is liable for development, operations, and upkeep of a lot of the nation's water assets infrastructure. This infrastructure comprises flood keep an eye on levees, multi-purpose dams, locks, navigation channels, port and harbor amenities, and seashore safeguard infrastructure. The Corps of Engineers additionally regulates the dredging and filling of wetlands topic to federal jurisdictions. besides its courses for flood harm aid and help of industrial navigation, environment recovery was once additional as a main Corps venture quarter in 1996.
The nationwide study Council (NRC) Committee on U.S. military Corps of Engineers on Water assets technological know-how, Engineering, and making plans used to be convened by means of the NRC on the request of the Corps of Engineers to supply self sustaining suggestion to the Corps on an array of strategic and making plans concerns. National Water assets demanding situations dealing with the U.S. military Corps of Engineers surveys the major water assets demanding situations dealing with the Corps, the bounds of what may be anticipated at the present time from the Corps, and destiny clients for the company. This file offers numerous findings, yet no ideas, to the Corps of Engineers in line with preliminary investigations and discussions with Corps leadership.
National Water assets demanding situations dealing with the U.S. military Corps of Engineers can function a foundational source for the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Congress, federal firms, and Corps venture co-sponsors, between others.
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National Water Resources Challenges Facing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by Engineering, and Planning Committee on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources Science,Water Science and Technology Board,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council