Archive: March, 2022
  • Charleston District’s Civil Works Program for Fiscal Year 2023 & additional IIJA funding

    The White House released the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2023, which included $46.3 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Charleston District’s Civil Works program. This budget represents a continued investment in the nation’s water resources infrastructure and in the mitigation and reduction of impacts due to flooding. Separate from projects identified in the President’s Budget for next fiscal year, the Charleston District will also receive an additional $5.5 million from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) signed last year by President Biden on Nov. 15, 2021.
  • Commentary: What comes next as Charleston storm surge study nears completion

    As the Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District wraps up the feasibility study on reducing the risk from coastal storm surge to the Charleston peninsula, I not only applaud the study team and the city of Charleston for confronting a coastal challenge as formidable — and indeed inevitable — as storm surge inundation, but I also thank members of the greater Charleston public for their input and involvement as resolute stewards of this beautiful community.