• Omnibus Bill brings Authorizations and Appropriations to US Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District

    The federal Omnibus bill that passed into law on December 27, 2020 not only provided COVID relief but rolled many other bills into the last legislative effort of the now ended 116th Congress.  This included authorizations and appropriations for North Carolina projects being managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Folly Beach feasibility study public information meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on December 1, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Folly Beach, SC Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project Feasibility Study.
  • Wrightsville Beach feasibility study public information meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on November 19, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Wrightsville Beach, NC Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project Feasibility Study.
  • Carolina Beach feasibility study public information meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on November 17, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Carolina Beach, NC Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project Feasibility Study.
  • Col. Bennett Assumes Command of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District

    WILMINGTON, N.C. – On Friday, in a ceremony held on board the USS North Carolina, Col. Robert Clark,
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Extends Campground Closures

    Due to heavy amounts of rain, and the incoming storm, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District will be extending the period of closure for the campgrounds until June 8, 2020.
  • Mudslide at Philpott Dam

    Heavy rains on Sunday triggered a significant landslide adjacent to, and downstream of Philpott Dam. This landslide damaged the switch house, the transformers area, and the backup generator infrastructure causing the Dam to temporarily lose power.
  • Philpott Dam Spillway Event

    WILMINGTON, N.C. – Early this morning, due to the heavy rainfall over Philpott Lake watershed, the pool of the lake has filled past the crest elevation of the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) maintained/operated spillway of Philpott Dam for the first time in history
  • Statement Regarding Reopening Of Wilmington District Facilities

    During the COVID19 pandemic several of The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District recreational areas at W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir, Falls Lake, B. Everett Jordan Dam and Lake, John H. Kerr Reservoir and Philpot Lake have been closed. Several boat ramps and day use areas have since opened, with limited facilities, as conditions permitted.
  • Additional Closures at W Kerr Scott

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District will close remaining recreation areas at W. Kerr Scott effective 0800 on March 27, 2020.