The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District employs 415 people to include Headquarters Wilmington District, five Regulatory Field Offices, five multi-purpose dams and reservoirs, and Fort Bragg USASOC Resident Engineer Office.
Area of Operations- The Wilmington District encompasses North Carolina and south central Virginia. Our varied geography includes six river basins, mountains, 1,336 miles of Atlantic shoreline, and 308 miles of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.
Three Locks and Dams located on the Cape Fear River
Five Multi-Purpose Dams
John H. Kerr Reservoir- 26 campgrounds and day use areas
Philpott Reservoir – Four campgrounds
Falls Reservoir – 17 campgrounds and day use areas
B. Everett Jordan Reservoir – 13 campgrounds and day use areas
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir – Eight campgrounds and day use areas
Two Deep Water Harbors in Wilmington and Morehead City
Four Coastal Storm Risk Management projects at Wrightsville, Carolina, Kure and Ocean Isle Beaches
U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg
Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg / Pope Army Airfield
Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU)
Two hopper dredges (CURRITUCK, MURDEN)
One sidecast dredge (MERRITT)
One multi-purpose debris vessel (SNELL)
Six survey vessels (BEAFORT, WALT, KNOWLTON, POTTER, SANDERSON, SWART)
Five regulatory field offices to include Wilmington, Washington (NC), Raleigh, Asheville, Charlotte.