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National water resources challenges facing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources Science, Engineering, and Planning
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is responsible for construction, operations, and maintenance of much of the nation"s water resources infrastructure. This infrastructure includes flood control levees, multi-purpose dams, locks, navigation channels, port and harbor facilities, and beach protection infrastructure. The Corps of Engineers also regulates the dredging and filling of wetlands subject to federal jurisdictions. Along with its programs for flood damage reduction and support of commercial navigation, ecosystem restoration was added as a primary Corps mission area in 1996. The National Research Council (NRC) Committee on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources Science, Engineering, and Planning was convened by the NRC at the request of the Corps of Engineers to provide independent advice to the Corps on an array of strategic and planning issues. National water resources challenges facing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers surveys the key water resources challenges facing the Corps, the limits of what might be expected today from the Corps, and future prospects for the agency. This report presents several findings, but no recommendations, to the Corps of Engineers based on initial investigations and discussions with Corps leadership.--
|Statement||Committee on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources, Science, Engineering, and Planning, Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies|
|Contributions||United States. Army. Corps of Engineers|
|LC Classifications||TC423 .N328 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 39 p. :|
|Number of Pages||39|
|LC Control Number||2011292214|
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This report presents several findings, but no recommendations, to the Corps of Engineers based on initial. National water resources challenges facing the U.S.
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