• May

    USACE needs more Civil Engineers for its Dam Safety Production Center

    Dams are often synonymous with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Responsible for more than 740 dams across the nation, USACE and its Dam Safety Program is responsible ensuring these structures provide many significant benefits to the nation while also reducing risks to people, property, and the environment. Central to this effort in the Southwestern Division are the engineers working for the Dam Safety Production Center.
  • The Taming of La Riviera Blanche

    Beginning life in Northwest Arkansas as a small spring, the White River is known for its trout fishing and for the flood control reservoirs that impound it throughout Arkansas and Missouri. This 22 minute film is a restored history of the region, the river, and the building of the Table Rock Dam.
  • April

    USACE Little Rock Dive Team celebrates 50 years of success

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District Dive Team recently received a safety award for 50 years of successful dive missions.
  • February

    DeJuan Carter receives Black Engineer of the Year Award

    DeJuan Carter, chief of engineering and construction division for the Little Rock District is receiving a Modern Day and Technology award at the Black Engineer of the Year awards ceremony on Feb. 18, 2022.
  • December

    Little Rock District Commander, Col. Eric Noe presents safety award to the Ross Group

    Little Rock District Commander, Col. Eric Noe in partnership with the USACE Louisville District presents an Excellence in Safety Award to the Ross Group.
  • USACE employee’s great uncle accounted for from World War II

    After 80 years, long time U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee Tim Peter’s great uncle, Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class George M. Gooch, finally returned home to be laid to rest.
  • November

    Riverview Park: past, present, and future

    Raging Arkansas River flows wiped out Riverview Park in Dardanelle, Arkansas and compromised the rock covered bank that protects the electrical switchyard at the Dardanelle Hydropower Plant during the 2019 spring flood.
  • September

    A look back at the career of Louis O.D. Kealer

    Louis O.D. Kealer’s career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was impressive. He had contact with literally thousands of persons in the Yell, Logan, and Perry county areas, as well as over the state of Arkansas, during his 50 year career – 42 years at Blue Mountain and Nimrod Lakes. Even if you didn’t know Mr. Kealer personally you may be interested in this as a partial history of the two lakes.
  • June

    Fish selected as 2021 SWL Engineer of the Year

    Ray Fish was recently selected as the 2021 SWL Engineer of the Year for the Little Rock District. Fish is a registered professional electrical engineer in the state of Arkansas, a member of the Arkansas Academy of Electrical Engineers, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the International Society for Automation.
  • May

    Beaver Lake Land Acquisition Study Open Comment Period Begins

    The public comment period for the Beaver Lake Land Acquisition Study starts May 11th and lasts through June 10th.
  • April

    Cherokee Park Reopens April 15

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District announces that beginning April 15, Cherokee Park near Morrilton, Arkansas will be available for reservations.
  • Little Rock District conducts flood fighting technique training

    The Little Rock District recently conducted flood fighting technique training at the Greers Ferry Lake Project Office.
  • March

    Christening the S/V Peevy

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District and its partners along the McClellan‐Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System christened a new survey vessel at a ceremony held at the Russellville Marine Terminal on March 9, 2021.
  • MKARNS 50th Anniversary Kickoff Media Event

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division and its partners along the McClellan‐Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System hosted a media day event March 9, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the System that strategically connects the heartland of the United States with the rest of the world.
  • February

    Little Rock District Engineers recognized at 2021 BEYA awards

    Little Rock District civil engineers, Elmo Webb and Roderick Gaines both received awards in the Outstanding Achievement in New Technology category at the 2021 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA).
  • US Army Corps of Engineers - Building Strong Career Fair

    WE'RE HIRING! Join us for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division Virtual Job Fair! When: March 2, 2021. You can chat with an USACE hiring official in real-time from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST. FREE to jobseekers, career opportunities offered nationwide!
  • November

    Native American Indian Heritage Month Employee Spotlight - Aaron Boswell

    In honor of Native American Indian Heritage Month, we are highlighting some of our employees in the Little Rock District. First up is Aaron Boswell, from our Pine Bluff Site Office.
  • October

    Work nears completion on Conway and Pope County Levee

    In 2019, floods damaged levees across the Arkansas River Valley. As part of a joint effort with levee districts throughout the state, the Little Rock District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rushed to identify the damage and make repairs. Now, with fall crisp in the air, contractors working in the newly consolidated levee district of Conway and Pope County, are well ahead of schedule.
  • September

    Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight - Willis Bullard

    In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we are highlighting some of our employees in the Little Rock District. First up is Willis Bullard from our Regulatory Division.
  • August

    National Hydropower Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the largest owner-operator of hydroelectric power plants in the