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Jo-Ellen Darcy
Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works)

Agency Mission

The Army's Civil Works program develops, manages, and restores water resources, with a focus on its three main mission areas, which are: 1) commercial navigation; 2) flood risk management; and 3) aquatic ecosystem restoration. The Corps’ multipurpose authorities provide hydroelectric power as an additional benefit of projects built for navigation and flood control. The Corps, working with other Federal agencies, also helps communities respond to and recover from floods and other natural disasters.