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* District Fights Two Floods Within Four-Month Timeframe


* Vidalia Area Office Receives MVD Regional  Construction Safety Performance Award


* Old Mines, Salamanders, Bats and Corps Missions!


...and much, much more
2016 Water's Edge, Spring Issue
* District Fights Two Floods Within Four-Month Timeframe === Vidalia Area Office Receives MVD Regional Construction Safety Performance Award === Old Mines, Salamanders, Bats and Corps Missions! ...and much, much more
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently announced a new national adult water safety campaign. The campaign, titled “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns,” is targeted towards adult males.
USACE's New National Water Safety Campaign
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently announced a new national adult water safety campaign. The campaign, titled “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns,” is targeted towards adult males.
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has released a FREE app for your cellphone or tablet. The app is a great source for learning about the services offered by the District.
The USACE Vicksburg District App
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has released a FREE app for your cellphone or tablet. The app is a great source for learning about the services offered by the District.
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Vicksburg District Recreation Sites
The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana and provides numerous recreation opportunities for the public.
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Do Business with the Vicksburg Districts Small Business Office
The Vicksburg District Small Business Office (SBO) continually strives to establish the SBO as the premier organization in assisting small businesses in “Doing Business with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.”

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

Mississippi River Commission to host public meeting at Natchez waterfront

VICKSBURG, Miss… The Mississippi River Commission is conducting its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 14-19, 2016. August 17 at 2:00 p.m. a public meeting is scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in Natchez, MS so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. Anyone with an interest is invited to present their views and suggestions on matters affecting the water resources infrastructure needs in the valley, including flood control and the Mississippi River and Tributaries project, environmental issues, recreation, navigation and others.
Published: 8/16/2016

Beach Closures at Sardis Lake

Sardis , MS… . Due to low water conditions, swimming areas on the Lower Lake will be closed beginning August 4, 2016. Boating access will still be allowed on the Lower Lake, however, boaters are reminded to use caution during low water conditions. The water level in the Lower Lake has dropped over three feet since drawdown began on Monday, July 25.
Published: 8/4/2016

Sardis Lake Conducting “De-Water” Inspections

Vicksburg, Miss…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District will begin conducting a “De-Water” inspection at Sardis Lake on August 12, 2016. During this time, the lower lake water level will be drawn down so that necessary inspections can be made in the conduit and outlet channel. The conduit is the oval shaped tunnel that carries water 560 feet from the gatehouse on the upper lake, through the dam, and empties into the outlet channel and the lower lake. The outlet channel area will be closed to fishing and public access until all inspections have been completed.
Published: 7/28/2016

District Names Chief of its Project Management Branch

VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District recently selected Thomas Shaw as chief of its Project Management Branch of its Programs and Project Management Division.
Published: 7/26/2016

District Names Chief of its Water Management Section

VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District recently selected Drew Smith as chief of its Water Management Section of the Engineering and Construction Division.
Published: 7/19/2016

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