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SOUTHWESTERN DIVISION The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Southwestern Division (SWD) oversees hundreds of water resources development and military design and construction projects in all or parts of seven states: Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, and Louisiana. • Covers 2.3 million acres of public land and water, with an annual program in excess of $2 billion. • Includes three of the nation’s Top 10 ports. • Maintains more than 1,000 miles of navigation channel, including 28 Texas ports – 10 of which are among the nation’s Top 75. • Inland navigation mission includes two major waterways, a 423-mile portion of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, and the 442-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS). • 18 locks and dams contribute to the MKARNS total of $8.5 billion in sales, which include commodities that are shipped on the system as well as sales in support of the navigation, $289 million in taxes, and 55,872 jobs to the national economy. • Region’s 74 multipurpose reservoirs provide 3.1 trillion gallons annually for municipal and industrial water supply and satisfy the demand for 1.8 million households and 4.5 million people.

FORT WORTH DISTRICT 819 Taylor St. Fort Worth, TX 76102 (817) 886-1306 GALVESTON DISTRICT 2000 Fort Point Rd. Galveston, Texas 77550 (409) 766-3004 GalvestonDistrict


LITTLE ROCK DISTRICT 700 West Capitol Little Rock, AR 72201 (501) 324-5551!/usacelittlerock TULSA DISTRICT Citiplex Towers 2488 E. 81st St. #188 Tulsa, OK 74137 (918) 669-7366


SOUTHWESTERN DIVISION 1100 Commerce St., Suite 831 Dallas, TX 75242-1317 (469) 487-7107

• Reservoirs hold about 33.2 million acre-feet of flood storage, or enough to fill 13,900 Dallas Cowboys stadiums. • Reservoirs have prevented more than $168 billion (as of FY 18) in damages over the life of the projects. • Second-largest producer of hydropower in USACE; 18 hydropower plants produce enough energy to power 339,135 homes – 10,800 kilowatt-hours – for one year. • Revenue from the power produced returned $150 million to the U.S. Treasury. • No. 1 in USACE in both recreation visitation and fees collected, with 54 million visitors at 87 operating projects located in five states, contributing $2.5 billion in visitor spending annually to the regional economy. • 19,000 jobs created within 30 miles of SWD lakes. • More than $20 million went to the U.S. Treasury from the division’s recreation fees in FY 2019. • Military missions include all or parts of five states, serving nine major Army and nine major Air Force installations, covering almost a half-million square miles. • Constructing 17 military construction projects valued at more than $759 million.

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