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Since 2012 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Fort Worth District staff at Lewisville Lake have conducted special hunts on the federally-managed land around the lake. What started as a hunt for injured servicemembers has evolved into what is now known as “Wheelin’ Jake’s You Hunt” for disabled children.
The National Inventory of Dams (NID) is the central repository for information about dams in the U.S. and its territories that meet specific criteria. The congressionally authorized database shows the location of these dams and serves as a resource to support awareness and preparedness for a dam-related emergency. USACE is responsible for maintaining the NID and closely collaborates with federal and state dam regulating agencies to obtain accurate and complete information about dams in the database. This short video provides an overview of the site including key features and information available. For more information, visit HTTPS://NID.SEC.USACE.ARMY.MIL.
Fort Worth District is proud to present the first issue of our District Newsletter, "Essayons Examiner."
Hundreds of participants, spectators, vendors and volunteers assembled in Canyon Lake’s North Park Campground to show off their rides and talk with and meet other car enthusiasts. From a blue 1957 Chevy to a brand new blue 2021 Toyota GR Supra, and Cajun food to Texas Barbecue, the event had something to offer for everyone.
The Pineywoods Service Association, with cooperation from Texas Parks and Wildlife and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Town Bluff Project staff, hosted their Annual Veteran Alligator Hunt at Walnut Ridge Unit, Martin Dies Jr. State Park on B. A. Steinhagen Lake Sept. 9-12.
Learn about the Sam Rayburn Lake Hydropower Plant from the Plant Superintendent Tom Webb. Learn more about Sam Rayburn Reservoir here: https://www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/samray/
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Lake O’ the Pines staff and Friends of Lake O’ the Pines board members pose for a photo following the Cooperating Association Agreement signing ceremony at the lake office August 5, 2021.
Shari Brandt, Resident Engineer at USACE Fort Worth North Texas Area Office, provides a tour and update on the Lewisville Dam Safety Modification Project to the district’s new Commander, Col. Jon Stover. The $150 million Lewisville Dam Safety Modification project began in June 2020. The dam continues to safely perform authorized purposes of flood risk management, water supply, recreation, and environmental stewardship.
The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Information Technology Laboratory’s Robotic Assessment of Dams (DamBot) team traveled to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Stillhouse Hollow Lake in Temple, Texas recently to test the capabilities of DamBot.
With summer in full swing, water activities are a great way to beat the heat. Remember to know before you go, learn how to assist a drowning victim, never boat under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and as always, WEAR YOUR LIFE JACKET!
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Lewisville and Grapevine Lake staffs partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries Division May 5, 2021, to deploy fisheries habitat structures at Lewisville Lake to provide improved fishing at five locations on the lake.
In partnership with Recreation.gov, some U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation sites have recently started a new payment method for use of the day-use facilities such as picnic sites, beaches and boat ramps. Here is a short how-to video on how to use this new payment method.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III addresses extremism in the military in a message released February 19, 2021.
Fort Worth District performed maintenance on the Bardwell Lake emergency spillway. Due to the nature of maintenance, aquatic wildlife would be stranded and in danger. USACE and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department took measures to locate, identify and safely move freshwater mussels and fish to another part of the lake. Video by Trevor Welsh.
Social distancing, also called “physical distancing,” means keeping space between yourself and other people outside of your home. To practice social or physical distancing, stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people, do not gather in groups, stay out of crowded places and avoid mass gatherings.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers video provides a summary of the organization's missions. Produced in January 2021 by Headquarters USACE and Sacramento District.
Enjoy our recap of fiscal year 2020 actions and placement... Welcome to 2021, "The Year of Deliberate Action."
From every one at #USACE Fort Worth, we would like to remind our patrons to practice RESPONSIBLE RECREATION at the 25 lakes we offer. Leave no trace, stay safe, and see you at the lake!
"Life is Better at the Lake" is #USACEFortWorth’s first Podcast! Lake Life is a discussion between your friendly neighborhood Social Media Manager, Trevor Welsh, and staff members at one of our 25 lakes. We set out to make a show to highlight your USACE lake staff and the amazing work they do and well as shed some light on the finer details of what it takes to run a #USACE lake, what opportunities exist for recreation patrons, and what it takes to maintain those opportunities. We hope you’ll check it out on ALL your favorite podcast platforms to include Facebook, YouTube, SoundCloud and Apple Podcasts.

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Canyon Lake to Temporarily Close Outlet Works
1/13/2022
CANYON LAKE, Texas -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Canyon Lake will temporarily close the floodgates on Tuesday, January 25 to perform annual inspection of the flood control tower.“We...
USACE Officials Announce River Road Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Update
1/7/2022
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials with the Fort Worth District announce today the release of the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (IFR-EA) and signed Finding of No...
Canyon Lake to Temporarily Close Stilling Basin Parking and Guadalupe Trails
12/16/2021
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Canyon Lake will temporarily close the Guadalupe Trail and the Stilling Basin Parking lots beginning today due to maintenance work...
Sam Rayburn Lake Office Announces Recreation Area Winter Maintenance
11/30/2021
Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials today at Sam Rayburn Reservoir announce over the next few winter months work will be accomplished repairing and rebuilding infrastructure to...
Phase 1 Fuel Mitigation Project at Stillhouse Hollow Lake
11/23/2021
Working in conjunction with Texas A&M Forest Service and Harker Heights Fire Department, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stillhouse Hollow Lake will be conducting brush pile burn operations in the...
Chalk Ridge Falls Park to Re-open
10/21/2021
Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Stillhouse Hollow Lake announced today plans to re-open Chalk Ridge Falls Park on Friday October 22...
USACE temporarily closes Canyon Lake’s Overlook Park for maintenance
10/8/2021
Canyon Lake, Texas - Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at Canyon Lake announced today that Overlook Park will be closed on Wednesday, October 13, for maintenance.Contractors...
Army Corps of Engineers waives fees and invites volunteers to participate in National Public Lands Day, Sept. 25
9/23/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers performing sluice gate inspections at Whitney Lake Dam
9/21/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District has initiated a project to inspect the 16 sluice gates at Whitney Dam...
Labor Day Water Safety
9/2/2021
Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year at the region’s lakes and rivers...

Public Notices

408-SWF-2021-0016, North Riverfront
12/21/2021
View full public noticeRequest for a Section 408 permission to alter the Dallas Floodway. 
408-SWF-2021-0030, 1333/1401 Oak Lawn Avenue
12/21/2021
View full public noticeRequest for a Section 408 permission to alter the Dallas Floodway. 
SWF-2021-00499Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District High School #4
11/23/2021
View full public noticeApplication for a Department of the Army Permit under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) to discharge dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated...
408-SWF-2020-0023, Modera Trinity Mixed-Use Development
9/29/2021
View full public noticeRequest for a Section 408 permission to alter the Dallas Floodway.
408-SWF-2021-0013, Banyan Multi-Family Development
9/20/2021
View full public notice.Request for a Section 408 permission to alter the Dallas Floodway. 
Proposed construction of an intermodal freight terminal
9/9/2021
View full public noticeProject proposes construction of an intermodal freight terminal on a 165 acre tract in Longview, Gregg County, Texas.
SWF-2021-00374
8/18/2021
View full public notice.Project proposes construction of a warehouse distribution center totaling approximately 2.36 million square feet (SF) in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment Wynnewood Park / Tribute Marina, Lewisville Lake
7/28/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Fort Worth District, hereby informs the public of the release of the draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Wynnewood Park/Tribute Marina...
Programmatic Agreement Regarding the Dallas Floodway Extension Project
6/11/2021
Public Notice Under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act for a Programmatic Agreement Among the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District; the City Of Dallas; and the Texas...
408-SWF-2020-0006, Churchill Road Water and Sanitary Sewer Lines
5/27/2021
View full public noticeRequest for a Section 408 permission to alter the Fort Worth Floodway. 

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Zebra Mussels

TPWD Executive Order 12-003:
Zebra Mussels in the Elm Fork tributary of the Trinity River.

The Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department finds that zebraZebra Mussels mussels ("Dreissena polymorpha") present an immediate danger to aquatic species regulated by the department and hereby ORDERS the adoption of emergency rules to contain zebra mussels in all impounded and tributary waters of the Elm Fork of the Trinity River upstream from the Lewisville dam. The Executive Director authorizes the immediate submission of Notice of Emergency Rulemaking in the "Texas Register".

PDF FileExecutive Order No. 12-003
PDF FileNotice of Emergency Rulemaking
PDF FileZebra Mussels - Fact Sheet
External WebsiteZebra Mussels - TexasInvasives.org
External WebsiteReport Zebra Mussels - TexasInvasives.org
PDF FileZebra Mussels - Tri-Fold Brochure
PDF FileZebra Mussels - Wallet Card
PDF FileZebra Mussel Resource Document - Trinity River Basin, Texas