News Story Archive

  • September

    Recent Rescues at Cochiti Lake Required All Hands On-Deck

    As a severe thunderstorm with strong wind and hail rolled through the Cochiti Lake, N.M., area, two rescues on the lake engaged all the District staff at the lake.
  • District has Two Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Winners

    The Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation’s Great Minds in STEM 2012 HENAAC award winners include two District teammates: Arthur E. Maestas, chief, Geotechnical & Environmental Engineering Branch, in the category for Civil Engineer; and Carlos Felipe Salazar IV, chief, Construction Branch, one of two HENAAC Luminaries. Both employees will be recognized at the Salute to STEM Military & Civilian Heroes Awards Dinner at Disney World in October.
  • Levees Can Contribute to Flood Damage Reduction

    In addition to the physical condition of levee systems, risks are influenced by the dynamic natural environment (changing flood frequency and increasing ground subsidence), unacceptable vegetation and increased development in and upstream of communities with levees.
  • October

    District Selects New Deputy District Engineer / Chief, Planning, Programs & Project Management

    District Commander Lt. Col. Jason Williams announced Oct. 4 the selection of John D’Antonio as Deputy District Engineer / Chief Planning, Programs and Project Management Division.
  • April

    When Disaster Strikes, We’ll Bring the Ice!

    In the event a disaster such as a hurricane hits the U.S. this year, Albuquerque District will ensure that ice is purchased and delivered to the affected area, when requested.
  • November

    Corps’ Equal Employment Opportunity Program 101

    While discrimination may be the first thing a person thinks of when learning of the Equal Employment Office, Karen Doran, the District’s equal employment opportunity officer, says discrimination is just one of three main focuses of her job.