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Welcome to the Vicksburg District

 The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers' Vicksburg District is one of 41 Corps districts worldwide and one of six districts in the Corps' Mississippi Valley Division (MVD)

The City of Vicksburg is not only our home, but home to the MVD, the Mississippi River Commission, the Engineer Research and Development Center, the 412th Engineer Command (U. S. Army Reserve), and the 168th Engineer Group (Army National Guard).

The Vicksburg District provides a full range of water resource products and services, covering 68,000 square miles in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The District's 1,000-person workforce is eager to serve you and to be the Engineer of Choice for the 21st Century. Enjoy our web site.

For daily stage and water info call: 
601-631-5900

For general questions or information call:
601-631-5000 or toll free 1-800-522-5672

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Latest News Releases

District Announces Chief of Permit Section of Regulatory Branch

VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently announced the selection of Cori Carraway as chief of the permit section of the regulatory branch of Operations Division. Carraway will be responsible for the supervision of an interdisciplinary team tasked with the oversight, development, and issuance of nationwide permits, regional general permits, and compliance.
Published: 3/27/2015

District names new manager for Corps’ Arkansas Lakes

VICKSBURG, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently named Rick Dwyer as its manager for three Arkansas Corps lakes including DeGray, Greeson and Lake Ouachita. Dwyer will be responsible for managing the three Arkansas Corps lakes with each of their hydropower plants, and 114,183 acres of public lands with 49 recreational areas. He will also manage a combined staff of 188 Corps and contract employees with an average budget of approximately $19 million.
Published: 3/27/2015

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

VICKSBURG, Miss., March 23, 2015 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River March 23-27, 2015. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting places, dates and times are as follows: • March 23 9:00 a.m. New Madrid, Mo. (City Front) • March 24 9:00 a.m. Memphis, Tenn. (Beal Street Landing) • March 25 1:00 p.m. Vicksburg, Miss. (City Front) • March 27 9:00 a.m. Baton Rouge, La. (City Dock above USS Kidd)
Published: 3/23/2015

Sardis Lake Hosting Public Meeting on Project Master Plan

VICKSBURG, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sardis Lake Field Office has scheduled a public meeting regarding the update of the Project Master Plan. The meeting will be held April 2, 2015, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Oxford National Guard Armory located on Ed Perry Boulevard, next to the Oxford Convention Center.
Published: 3/12/2015

Arkabutla Lake Hosting Public Meeting on Project Master Plan

VICKSBURG, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Arkabutla Lake Field Office has rescheduled the public meeting regarding the update of the Project Master Plan. The meeting will be held March 23, 2015, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Arkabutla Lake Field office, 5500 Arkabutla Dam Road, Hernando, Mississippi 38632.
Published: 3/12/2015