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Archive: 2012
  • December

    Chinese delegation tours Washington Aqueduct as part of Corps' program

    A 20-member delegation of scientists and water professionals from the Peoples Republic of China received a presentation and tour on area water production methods during a Dec. 7 tour at Washington Aqueduct in northwest Washington, D.C.
  • Army Corps of Engineers releases additional water from lake to aid Mississippi River traffic

    ST. LOUIS -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District began increasing releases from Carlyle Lake in Southwest Illinois, Dec. 15, in support of safe navigation on the Mississippi River.
  • USACE delivers NATO Special Operations Headquarters in Belgium

    MONS, Belgium -- U.S. and international military officials have cut the ribbon on a state-of-the-art facility constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District that will enable the NATO special operations forces community to plan, coordinate and conduct vital missions around the globe.
  • Joint project develops airfield damage repair materials, techniques

    Wanted: Airfield Damage Repair material, equipment and procedures to repair runways used by U.S. Air Force (USAF) fighter jets and cargo planes. The goal is to repair 120 craters in 6.5 hours using up to eight teams.
  • 11-Step program repairs airfield damage

    The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is seeking technologies to repair 120 airfield craters in 6.5 hours using eight repair teams. Researchers with ERDC’s Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) are currently working with the Air Force Research Laboratory and the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center to develop the materials and techniques, tactics and procedures (TTP) to reach that goal.