US Army Corps of Engineers
Memphis District

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The Lower Region Districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division (MVD) are hosting an Industry Day on May 29, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, at U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, 4155 E. Clay Street,Vicksburg, MS 39183. MVD's Lower Region districts are participating: Memphis, Vicksburg, and New Orleans.
The Memphis District has been designated a Best Place to Work in Federal Government for the last three years.
Jamie Evans explains how an inclinometer pipe with spider magnets attached works. Sections of pipe are connected and pushed 85 feet down boreholes to measure soil movement.

Did You Know?

The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has served the citizens of the Mid-South region since 1882. The $100-million annual mission of its 450 employees is to minimize flood risk, keep America’s most vital inland navigation highway – the Mississippi River – open for navigation and to preserve our environment for future generations.

Latest Stories

Evans wins 2018 Engineer Regimental Outstanding Civilian of the Year Award
3/22/2019
The 2018 U.S. Army Engineer Awards Board’s Outstanding Civilian of the Year Award Committee recently selected Memphis District’s Jamie Evans as the Outstanding Civilian of the Year. Every year the...
DeSoto County Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study Public Meeting
11/30/2018
Wednesday, December 5th, 20182:00 – 4:00 PM, 5:00 – 7:00 PMLanders Center Convention Hall4560 Venture DriveSouthaven, MS...
Memphis District engineers: making global local
11/15/2018
From their offices in Memphis, Tennessee, engineers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) provide Enterprise support to other divisions and districts needing solutions to their engineering...
Memphis District native earns top engineer regimental honor
9/7/2018
A Memphis District native recently redeployed from Afghanistan received one of the highest honors delivered by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). ...

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Corps of Engineers continues floodfight on Mississippi River
3/20/2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 19, 2019 – More than 100 employees working in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Memphis District have been continuously involved in a floodfight on the Lower Mississippi...
Farrenburg Levee cofferdam in good shape, protecting New Madrid from flood waters
3/1/2019
On Feb. 26, the Mississippi River Commission toured flood control works in southern Illinois, west Tennessee, and the Missouri Bootheel. The tour included a stop at the Farrenburg Levee Renovation...
Corps of Engineers activates additional Phase II flood fight efforts in areas south of Memphis
3/1/2019
The Memphis District, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is currently in a Phase II flood fight on the Mississippi River in the Helena area in Arkansas and the Clarksdale area in Mississippi....
Corps of Engineers begins Phase II floodfight efforts in Memphis, West Memphis Areas
2/26/2019
The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began Phase II floodfighting this morning in the Memphis and West Memphis areas due to high river stages on the Mississippi River. ...

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