Section 571 Program 


Recent Public Notices:

Jan. 18, 2023: Southwestern Hampshire County Water Extension Project Draft Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment

  • USACE requests comments regarding the draft EA and FONSI within 30 days of the date of this notice (Feb. 18, 2023). For federal and state agencies receiving a copy of this notice, we request that you provide comments concerning your responsibilities. 
  • Comments can be submitted electronically to: Written comments can be sent to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: Chris Johnson, Planning Division, 10th Floor, 2 Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore, MD 21201. If you have any questions, please contact Chris Johnson by telephone at (410) 962-2926 or by email at the address above. 


Program Description

Section 571 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 (Public Law 106-53) provides a program of Federal assistance through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) that allows for design and/or construction assistance to non-Federal entities for water-related environmental infrastructure and resource protection and development projects, including projects for wastewater treatment and related facilities, water supply, and surface water resource protection and development in counties within northern West Virginia. The Northern West Virginia Environmental Infrastructure and Resource Protection and Development Program was authorized by Section 571, Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1999 (PL 106-53), as amended by Section 5155 of WRDA 2007 (PL 110-114), Section 352(b)(13) of WRDA 2020 (PL 116-260) and Section 8373 (PL 117-263) of WRDA 2022.

Important Documents for the Southwestern Hampshire County Water Extension Project: 

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