Section 10 of the 1899 Rivers and Harbors Act

Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 requires approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) prior to the accomplishment of any work in or over navigable waters of the United States, or which affects the course, location, condition or capacity of such waters. Typical activities requiring Section 10 permits are:

  • Construction of piers, docks, wharves, bulkheads, dolphins, marinas, ramps, floats, intake/outfall structures, and cable or pipeline crossings.
  • Dredging and excavation

Section 10 Waters within the Albuquerque District