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Planning Guidance: Engineer Pamphlets (EPs)
 

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Engineer Pamphlets (EPs)

  • Engineer Pamphlet 1110-2-10: Hydrologic Engineering Analysis Concepts for Cost-Shared Flood Damage Reduction Studies (1994 Update needed)
    Engineer Pamphlet describes study processes performed by USACE for Federal flood damage reduction cost projects.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1110-2-11: Engineering and Design - Ice Jam Flooding: Causes and Possible Solutions (1994)
    Engineer Pamphlet disseminates the results of research conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the causes and possible solutions to ice jam flooding problems.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1110-2-12: Engineering and Design - Seismic Design Provisions for Roller Compacted Concrete Dams (1995)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides preliminary guidance and direction for the earthquake-resistant design of new roller compacted concrete (RCC) dams, and for the evaluation of safety and serviceability of existing RCC dams subjected to earthquake loading.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1110-2-13: Engineering and Design - Dam Safety Preparedness (1996)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides general guidance and information concerning dam safety preparations for USACE.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1110-2-7: Hydrologic Risks (1988)
    Engineer Pamphlet describes how the Corps estimates hydrologic risk and uses these estimates in project planning.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1110-2-8: Explaining Flood Risk (1992)
    Engineer Pamphlet improves the technical expert's skills in communicating information about flood risk to local officials and the public.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1110-2-9: Hydrologic Engineering Study Design (1994)
    Engineer Pamphlet describes activities necessary to design and prepare a Hydrologic Engineering Study for a Corps water resource investigation.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1130-2-500 Appendix F: Example of Combining Risks and Consequences: (1996)
    Engineer Pamphlet evaluates procedures for major rehabilitation where risk-based benefit-cost analysis is used.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1130-2-500, Appendix C: Conceptual Approach for Analyzing Rehabilitation (1996)
    This guidance provides a conceptual approach for analyzing rehabilitation. It requires risk-based benefit-cost analysis and criteria.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1130-2-500, Appendix E: Benefits Evaluation Procedures (1996)
    This appendix outlines basic procedures that can be used to evaluate rehabilitation for navigation and hydropower project purposes.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1145-2-1: Regulatory Program Applicant Information (1985)
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Appendix A: References (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet lists references in "Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities."
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Appendix B: Legislation Pertinent to the Water Resources Program of the Corps of Engineers (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet lists pertinent legislation in "Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities."
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Appendix C: Executive Orders Pertinent to the Water Resources Program of the Corps of Engineers (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet lists pertinent executive orders in the "Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities."
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Appendix D: Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities- Appendix D: Office of Management and Budget Circulars (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet lists Office of Management and Budget Circulars in the "Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities."
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Appendix F: Index (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides an index for "Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities."
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 01: The Federal Responsibility in Water Resources (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet discusses federal responsibility and authority in water resources policy. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 02: Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Roles and Policies (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet discusses the roles of the three branches of federal government and federal agencies in water resources. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 03: General Policies (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides information on the policies that guide Corps decision making and policy making. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 04: Management of the Civil Works Program (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet includes goals and objectives for the Civil Works Program, organizational structure, management and administrative controls, and financial resource management. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 05: Planning Studies (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides an in-depth look at how the Corps conducts studies. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 06: Project Cost Sharing and Repayment (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides an in-depth look at how cost sharing and repayment applies to different types of Corps projects. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 07: Report Preparation, Processing and Project Authorization, Deauthorization (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet describes preauthorization planning reports and the authorization and deauthorization process. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 08: Programming, Budgeting and Appropriations (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides information on Corps program development, appropriation, project classification, and project funding. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 09: Preconstruction Engineering and Design and Engineering During Construction (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet covers preconstruction engineering and design (PED) studies and agreements, project modification, design sizing of projects, aesthetic treatment and environmental design, and employment requirements. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 10: Construction (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides a detailed look at all facets of Corps project construction. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 11: Operations, Maintenance, and Project Management (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides a detailed look at many facets of Corps project management. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 12: Navigation (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet describes the Corps' role in navigation, federal policies covering navigation, and the construction aspects of navigation projects. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 13: Flood Damage Reduction (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides basic background on flood plain management, including structural and nonstructural measures. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 14: Shore Protection (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet discusses the federal interest in beach erosion, flood protection, beach nourishment and emergency protection, among other topics. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 15: Stream Bank Erosion Control (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet discusses federal stream bank erosion policy. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 16: Hydroelectric Power (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet discusses the Corps' responsibilities, how the projects get built,and how the power is sold. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 17: Recreation (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet discusses federal recreation policy and philosophy, different types of recreation projects, project evaluation, and project finance. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 18: Water Supply and Quality Management (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet discusses federal interest, water supply projects, water quality projects, water rights, and emergency projects. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 19: Environmental Restoration and Protection (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet discusses ecosystem restoration, environmental authorities within WRDA, wetland policy, other applicable federal policies, and project management. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 20: Aquatic Plant Control (1999)
    Aquatic plant control program management. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 21: Regulatory Program- Protection of the Public Interest in the Waters of the United States (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides background on Corps involvement in water regulation, general policies for evaluating permit applications, and jurisdictional limits. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 22: Support for Others (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides approval authorities, categories, and examples of work. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 23: Civil Works Research and Development (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides information on R&D authorization, program development and execution, current emphasis and program mix, organizational responsibilities, transfer of research results, internal and external coordination, and information exchange. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Chapter 24: Activities Related to Programs Administered by Other Federal Agencies (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides information on environmental programs, natural lands, hydroelectric power, and legislation outside Corps authority. Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1, Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities- Appendix E: Interagency Agreements related to Water Resources (1999)
    Appendix E of the Water Resoruces Policies and Authorities Digest lists interagency agreements related to water resources (as of 1999).
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-1: Digest of Water Resources Policies and Authorities (1999)
    A summary of Corps administrative and legislative water resources policies and authorities.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-2: Indices of Interagency and International Agreements (1998 Rescinded)
    This EP was rescinded.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-314: Flood Proofing Regulations (1995 Update needed)
    Engineer Pamphlet specifies flood-proofing measures and techniques that can be followed to regulate construction in riverine flood hazard areas.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-316: Rules and Regulations- Governing Public Use of Corps of Engineers Water Resources Development Projects (2000)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides guidance on governing the public use of water resources development projects administered by the Chief of Engineers.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-317: Hydropower: The Role of the US Army Corps of Engineers (1987)
  • Engineer Pamphlet 1165-2-502: Water Resources Policies and Authorities- Ecosystem Restoration- Supporting Policy Information (1999)
    Engineer Pamphlet provides policy information in support of ER 1165-2-501 to guide Corps of Engineers involvement in ecosystem restoration and protection through Civil Works programs and activities.
  • Engineer Pamphlet 360-1-29: Army Geospatial Center - OSD Human Social Culture Behavior Modeling (HSCB) Modeling Program (2010 Expiration: None)
    This pamphlet provides guidance on a program designed to better understand the social and cultural terrain and the drivers of human behavior.
  • EP 1100-1-3: USACE Sustainability: Definition and Concepts Guide (2018)
    This pamphlet clarifies sustainability-related terms and definitions to help orient and align USACE staff on practices consistent with the Environmental Operating Principles (EOP), Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings (GP), Civil Works Strategic Plan (CWSP), and other directives.
  • EP 1100-1-5: USACE Guide to Resilience Practices (2020)
    This EP provides a ‘common operating picture’ of USACE contributions to resilience. Within the Guide, we define resilience as “the ability to anticipate, prepare for, and adapt to changing conditions and withstand, respond to, and recover rapidly from disruptions.” It serves as a benchmark, documenting resilience practices across the organization and at the project, system, and community levels. Section 2 provides background on multiple drivers for increased resilience. Section 3 provides examples of initiatives and practices performed within different USACE mission areas – Civil Works, Military Programs, and Research and Development. Section 4 discusses partnerships and forums that USACE has been a participant. Section 5 inventories common tools and methodologies used by USACE and others.
  • EP 1100-2-2: Civil Works Sustainable Infrastructure Practices Guidebook (2019)
    This pamphlet provides information on sustainable infrastructure practices applicable to Civil Works (CW) projects, programs, and other activities. USACE defines sustainable solutions as "solutions that balance environmental, economic, and social benefits and impacts to meet present needs without sacrificing the ability of future generations to meet their needs."
  • EP 1105-2-57: Planning Stakeholder Engagement, Collaboration and Coordination (formerly Appendix B of the PGN) (2019)
    This pamphlet explains the benefits of, and requirements for, stakeholder engagement, collaboration, and coordination in Civil Works planning studies. These activities are critical to study success because they may foster trust and credibility between USACE and the communities we serve; increase collective understanding of problems; reduce controversy and litigation risks; and improve the quality and execution of our decisions. Note: This EP replaces the existing Appendix B of the Planning Guidance Notebook.
  • EP 1105-2-58: Continuing Authorities Program (formerly Appendix F of the PGN) (2019)
    This appendix provides the policy and procedural guidance for planning, design, and implementation of projects pursued under the legislative and administrative provisions of the Continuing Authorities Program (CAP). Note: This EP replaces the existing Appendix F of the Planning Guidance Notebook.

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