Melvern Army Corps of Engineers in Melvern Kansas

Address and phone number for Melvern Army Corps of Engineers, an Army Corps of Engineers, at Melvern Lake Parkway, Melvern KS.


Name
Melvern Army Corps of Engineers
Address
31051 Melvern Lake Parkway, Melvern, Kansas, 66510
Phone
785-549-3318
Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30 AM-4:00 PM

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About the Melvern Army Corps of Engineers

The Melvern Army Corps of Engineers, located in Melvern, KS, is a branch location of the federal Army Corps of Engineers (USACE/COE). The Army Corps of Engineers perform a wide range of civil, military, and environmental engineering services in Osage County. The organization protects vital public and military land and infrastructure through its public engineering projects, which reduce the risk from disasters. The Corps also maintain and provide permits for Osage County Army Corps of Engineers Campgrounds and RV Parks.

You may contact the Army Corps of Engineers for questions about:
  • Army Corps of Engineers permits
  • Melvern flood control programs
  • Public and military engineering projects
  • Osage County Army Corps of Engineers camping
  • Army Corps of Engineers maps for camping and hunting
  • Army Corps of Engineers jobs and employment
Osage County Army Corps Programs

As part of its Civil Works program, the Army Corps of Engineers oversees projects to improve the nation's ports and waterways. These projects protect the Osage County public from the risk of floods and storm damage, as well as restoring aquatic ecosystems. Through the Civil Works program, the Kansas Army Corps of Engineers maintains and manages dams and operates hydroelectric plants. The Army Corps also undertakes Military Missions, which provide engineering services to U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) agencies. This includes environmental cleanup of DOD sites.

Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Program

The Army Corps' Environmental Program restores degraded ecosystems in the Osage County area, including public recreation areas on lakes and reservoirs. The Corps possesses extensive regulatory authority to protect aquatic resources, based largely on Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Construction and engineering projects that affect navigable Melvern waters, including dredging, the deposit of materials, and the construction of structures, typically requires a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers. The Clean Water Act broadens the Corps' regulatory authority to include tributaries to navigable Osage County waters and adjacent wetlands in addition to navigable waters. The Army Corps of Engineers oversees the permitting process for Osage County projects and activities under its regulatory authority.

Kansas Corps of Engineers Campgrounds

The Army Corps of Engineers manages recreational areas and campgrounds in the Osage County area, which permit tent and RV camping. Osage County Army Corps of Engineers campsites and RV parks offer a range of facilities and amenities. Kansas state COE campgrounds are popular with boaters and fishermen due to their location on lakes and reservoirs the Corps manages as part of its flood protection mission. Contact the Melvern Army Corps of Engineers for more information about visiting a campground or making a reservation.

Contact the Melvern Army Corps of Engineers

You may contact the Melvern Army Corps of Engineers by calling 785-549-3318, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Melvern Army Corps of Engineers, 31051 Melvern Lake Parkway, Melvern, Kansas, 66510.