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Archive: July, 2022
  • July

    Congratulations, Danny Ward on your promotion!!

    Please join us in congratulating Mr. Danny Ward on his promotion to the role of Project Management Branch Chief! Danny’s career with the Corps began after working with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation for a year, and after graduating with a Master of Science degree from Arkansas State University. And while his career with the Corps began more than 20 years ago, Danny’s interest in the field is something that’s been present for as long as he can remember.  “I have been fascinated with all things water my entire life,” he said. “I naturally gravitated to pursuing an education and a career that would bring me close to water.”
  • Relief wells rehabbed, MR&T efficacy ensured

    A Memphis District Project Delivery Team recently completed work to rehabilitate 84 existing relief wells in Crittenden County, Arkansas. “Relief wells significantly reduce the likelihood of a levee breach during high water events,” Project Manager Mark Mazzone said. “Projects like this maintain and rehabilitate relief wells, and directly impact relief well performance and levee protection.”
  • Relief well installation project substantially complete

    A Memphis District Project Delivery Team recently completed work to construct 25 new relief wells in Scott County, Missouri. To execute the project, a contract for $1,630,303.15 was awarded to VuCon, LLC., in August 2018. The contract was administered by the Memphis District’s Caruthersville Area Office, and the job was declared substantially complete June 24, 2022.
  • A look back: Don Davenport’s 40 years of Service

    After 40 years of federal service working as an engineer with the Memphis District, Mr. Don Davenport is trying out another way of life: retirement. Congratulations to Mr. Davenport on concluding an extraordinary career – one with too many milestones to name, and several friendships made that are sure to last a lifetime.