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Planning Guidance: Engineer Regulations (ERs)
 

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Engineer Regulations (ERs)

  • Engineer Regulation 10-1-23: Organization and Functions - Institute for Water Resources (2004)
    Defines the mission for the Institute for Water Resources.
  • Engineer Regulation 10-1-26: U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories (1992)
    This regulation defines the mission and establishes the organization of the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories (CECER), formerly called the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CECER).
  • Engineer Regulation 10-1-51: Roles and Responsibilities - Dam Safety Modification Mandatory Center of Expertise (2012)
    This regulation establishes the roles and responsibilities of the Dam Safety Modification Mandatory Center of Expertise (DSMMCX) located within the Huntington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
  • Engineer Regulation 10-1-55: Organization and Functions - Roles and Responsibilities Risk Management Center (2013)
    This regulation establishes the roles and responsibilities of the Risk Management Center (RMC) located within the Institute for Water Resources, USACE.
  • Engineer Regulation 1100-2-8162: Incorporating Sea Level Change in Civil Work Programs (Superseded: 15 June 2019) (2013 (Superseded: 15 June 2019)
    This Regulation provides guidance for incorporating the direct and indirect physical effects of projected future sea level change across the project life cycle in managing, planning, engineering, designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining USACE projects and systems of projects. This regulation was superseded by ER 1100-2-8162, dated 15 June 2019.
  • Engineer Regulation 1100-2-8162: Incorporating Sea level Changes in Civil Works Programs (2019)
    This Regulation provides United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) guidance for incorporating the direct and indirect physical effects of projected future sea level change across the project life cycle in managing, planning, engineering, designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining USACE projects and systems of projects. This regulation supersedes ER 1100-2-8162, dated 31 December 2013.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook (2000)
    The Planning Guidance Notebook provides the overall direction by which the Corps of Engineers civil works projects are formulated, evaluated, and selected for overall implementation. This includes all appendices that were written at a later date.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Appendix A, References (2000)
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Appendix B, Public Involvement, Collaboration, and Coordination (2000 Expired 9/1/18)
    o This appendix 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 the Corps and the communities we serve; increase collective understanding of problems; reduce controversy and litigation risks; and improve the quality and execution of our decisions.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Appendix C, Environmental Evaluation and Compliance (2019)
    This appendix addresses the integration of environmental evaluation and compliance requirements, pursuant to national environmental statutes, applicable executive orders, and other Federal planning requirements, into the planning of Civil Works water and related land resources comprehensive plans and implementation projects. This guidance is applicable to all Civil Works water resources planning studies, including Feasibility studies conducted under the General Investigation business line, those studies conducted under the Continuing Authorities Program (CAP), and studies that require a decision document that are conducted during PED, construction, or operations, such as post authorization change reports. Please note: this is the pre-publication version of the document and will be updated once final approval is received.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Appendix C, Environmental Evaluation and Environmental Compliance (2000 Expired 4/1/19)
    Appendix C of the Planning Guidance Notebook has been superseded by the revised 1 April 2019 version
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Appendix D - Amendment #1, Economic and Social Considerations (2004 Expired 4/1/19)
    Appendix D of the Planning Guidance Notebook has been superseded by the revised 1 April 2019 version.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Appendix D - Economic and Social Considerations (2019)
    This appendix covers economic and social considerations not addressed elsewhere in the Planning Guidance Notebook. Guidance for estimating NED benefits is provided in Appendix E, Civil Works Missions and Evaluation Procedures, where the evaluation procedure for each project type is presented in its mission context. Some aspects of economic evaluation, and of planning generally, are common to every mission; those aspects are covered in this appendix. Please note: this is the pre-publication version of the document and will be updated once final approval is received.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Appendix E, Civil Works Mission and Evaluation Procedures (2000)
    This appendix provides policy and planning guidance for project purposes of navigation, flood damage reduction, hurricane and storm damage reduction (shore protection), ecosystem restoration, hydroelectric power, recreation, water supply and multiple purpose projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Appendix F - Amendment #2, Continuing Authorities Program (2000 Expired 8/1/2018)
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Appendix F - Amendment #3, Continuing Authorities Program (2018 Expired 3/1/19)
    Appendix F – Amendment #3 of the Planning Guidance Notebook has been superseded by the March 2019 EP 1105-2-58, Continuing Authorities Program.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Appendix G - Amendment #1, Planning Reports and Programs (2004)
    This appendix provides guidance and procedures for the management and conduct of planning studies, activities, and programs.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Appendix H - Amendment #1, Policy Compliance Review and Approval of Decision Documents (2007)
    This appendix prescribes policy compliance review and approval procedures for the following decision documents: section 905(b) analyses, feasibility reports, limited and general reevaluation reports, post-authorization change reports, and other reports supporting project authorization or budget decisions.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Chapter 2 - Planning Principles (2000)
    Planning Principles
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-100: Planning Guidance Notebook, Chapter 3 - Corps Civil Works Mission (2000)
    Corps Civil Works Mission
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-101: Risk Analysis for Flood Damage Reduction Studies (2006 Expired 7/17/2017)
    This regulation was superseded by Engineer Regulation 1105-2-101: Risk Assessment for Flood Risk Management Studies, 17 July 2017.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-101: Risk Assessment for Flood Risk Management Studies (2017 Expired 7/15/2019)
    This regulation provides guidance on risk assessment requirements for flood management studies including but not limited to feasibility studies, post-authorization changes, general reevaluation studies, dam and levee safety studies, and major rehabilitation studies. This regulation is jointly promulgated by Planning and Engineering. The risk framework is a decision-making process that comprises three tasks: risk assessment, risk communication, and risk management, which can be advantageously applied to a variety of water resources management problems. These requirements are part of a broader decision making process that includes similar assessments for risks to the natural environment as well as the social and cultural well-being of people potentially impacted by flood management activities. This regulation was superseded by ER 1105-2-101: Risk Assessment for Flood Risk Management Studies, 15 July 2010.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-101: Risk Assessment for Flood Risk Management Studies (2019)
    This regulation provides guidance on risk assessment requirements for flood management studies including but not limited to feasibility studies, post-authorization changes, general reevaluation studies, dam and levee safety studies, and major rehabilitation studies. This regulation is jointly promulgated by Planning and Engineering. The risk framework is a decision-making process that comprises three tasks: risk assessment, risk communication, and risk management, which can be advantageously applied to a variety of water resources management problems. These requirements are part of a broader decision-making process that includes similar assessments for risks to the natural environment as well as the social and cultural well-being of people potentially impacted by flood management activities. This regulation supersedes Engineer Regulation 1105-2-101: Risk Assessment for Flood Risk Management Studies, 17 July 2017. Note: An updated version with corrections to Paragraph A-12 replaced the previous version on 17 October 2019.
  • Engineer Regulation 1105-2-30: Principles and Standards for Water and Related Land Resources Planning: Level C; Final Rule (1980)
    This final rule establishes the principles and standards for Level C water and related land resources planning. The purpose of the rule is to provide Federal agencies with uniform requirements for Level C implementation studies. Planning in accordance with this rule is intended to ensure consistency among the agencies and consistency with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the CEQ NEPA regulations.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-1-12: Quality Management (2006)
    Contains information on Project Management Plans, Independent Technical Review, and Risk Management.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-1-1300: Cost Engineering Policy and General Requirements (1993)
    This regulation provides cost engineering policy, guidance, and procedures for all projects assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for Civil Works, Military, and Environmental Restoration Programs. Additional guidance is provided in specific cost engineering regulations for civil works, military, and environmental restoration programs.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-1-3: Flood Tolerant Plant Species (1980)
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-1-8155: Specifications (2016)
    This regulation prescribes specifications policy and requirements for both Civil Works and Military Construction.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-1-8156: Engineering and Design Policies, Guidance and Requirements for Geospatial Data and Systems (2005)
    This regulation describes how to acquire geospatial data, how to implement geospatial data technology, reduce data duplication, and how to comply with Executive Order (EO) 12906, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-1-8158: Corps-Wide Centers of Expertise Program (1998)
    This regulation defines the policy and process for establishing and maintaining expert designations under the Corps-wide Centers of Expertise (CX) Program. The program provides an inventory of specialized knowledge and skills within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) that can furnish beneficial and expert assistance to all Corps elements.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-1-8159: Dr. Checks (2001)
    This regulation provides policy and procedures for implementing the Design Review and Checking System (Dr. Checks). It was replaced by the 2015 version of ER 1110-1-8159.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-1-8159: Dr. Checks (2015)
    This regulation updates the policy and procedures for managing the Design Review and Checking System (DrChecks) initially established 10 May 2001 with current website address and technical contact information.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-1-8168: Roles and Responsibilities of the Inland Navigation Design Center Mandatory Center Of Expertise (2016)
    This regulation establishes the roles and responsibilities of the Inland Navigation Design Center (INDC) Mandatory Center of Expertise (MCX). USACE will use the expertise of the Center to maintain quality, reliability, and cost effectiveness of inland navigation structures. The Center serves as the national center of expertise that provides technical advice, oversight, and design production during planning, design, analysis, construction, and O&M of all aspects of inland navigation design projects across USACE. MSCs, districts, laboratories, and Field Operating Activities are required to engage the Center for mandatory functions detailed in the ER. Add to front page Guidance newsfeed
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1: Provisions for Future Hydropower Installation at Corps of Engineers Projects (1982)
    This regulation prescribes procedures for obtaining the Secretary of the Army's approval to provide minimum facilities for future hydroelectric power development at Corps projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-100 Periodic Inspection and Continuing Evaluation of Completed Civil Works Structures
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1150: Engineering and Design for Civil Works Program (1999)
    This regulation defines engineering responsibilities, requirements, and procedures during the design, construction, and operations phases.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1155: Dam Safety Assurance Program (1997)
    This regulation provides guidance and procedures for the investigation and justifications of modifications for dam safety assurance.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1156: Dam Safety- Organization, Responsibilities, and Activities (1992)
    This regulation prescribes the policy, organization, responsibilities, and procedures for implementing dam safety activities within the Corps of Engineers.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1156: Safety of Dams - Policy and Procedures (2011)
    This regulation prescribes the guiding principles, policy, organization, responsibilities, and procedures for implementation of risk-informed dam safety program activities and a dam safety portfolio risk management process within the United States Army, Corps of Engineers (USACE).
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1156: Safety of Dams - Policy and Procedures (2014)
    This regulation prescribes the guiding principles, policy, organization, responsibilities, and procedures for implementation of risk-informed dam safety program activities and a dam safety portfolio risk management process within the United States Army, Corps of Engineers (USACE).
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1302: Civil Works Cost Engineering (2008)
    This ER was replaced by the 30 June 2016 update of ER 1110-2-1302.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1302: Civil Works Cost Engineering (2016)
    This regulation is applicable to cost products prepared by USACE or others, Federal or non-Federal, in support of all authorization, appropriations, decision, and implementation reports and documents for all Civil Works projects that invest Federal dollars.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1400: Reservoir/Water Control Centers (1993)
    This regulation provides for the establishment of Reservoir/Water Control Centers (Centers) to improve capabilities.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1403: Engineering and Design Studies By Coastal, Hydraulic, and Hydrologic Facilities and Others (1998)
    This regulation prescribes the policy and procedure for approval and technical supervision of coastal, hydraulic, and hydrologic studies related to planning, design, construction, and operation of projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1404: Hydraulic Design of Deep-Draft Navigation Projects (1996)
    This regulation prescribes the design procedure and rationale for the hydraulic design of deep-draft navigation projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1405: Hydraulic Design for Local Flood Protection Projects (1982)
    This regulation prescribes the design procedure and rationale for the hydraulic design of a local flood protection channel project.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1406: Coastal Field Data Collection (1990)
    This regulation describes the Coastal Field Data Collection (CFDC) Program
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1407: Hydraulic Design for Coastal Shore Protection Projects (1997)
    This regulation defines the hydraulic design engineer's responsibilities for initial design of coastal shore protection projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1450: Hydrologic Frequency Estimates (1994)
    This regulation defines the scope of analysis, reporting, and coordination requirements for determining frequency estimates of hydrologic variables.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1451: Acquisition of Lands Downstream From Spillways For Hydrologic Safety Purposes (1978)
    This regulation provides guidance on the acquisition of lands downstream from spillways for the purpose of protecting the public from hazards imposed by spillway discharges.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1453: Criteria For Standard Project Hurricane (SPH) and Probably Maximum Hurricane (PMH) Wind Fields (1981)
    This regulation provides direction for the development of Standard Project Hurricane (SPH) and Probable Maximum Hurricane (PMH) wind fields along the gulf and east coasts of the United States.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1454: Corps Responsibilities for Non-Federal Hydroelectric Power Development Under the Federal Power Act (1983)
    This regulation provides policy and guidance for review of preliminary permit and license applications for non-Federal hydroelectric power development.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1455: Cooperative Stream Gaging Program (Reports Control Symbol, DAEN-CWH-3) (1984)
    This regulation establishes policy, provides background, and discusses management of the Cooperative Stream Gaging Program.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1457: Hydraulic Design of Small Boat Navigation Projects (1985)
    This regulation prescribes the design procedure and rationale for development of small boat navigation projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1458: Hydraulic Design of Shallow Draft Navigation Projects (1998)
    This regulation prescribes the policy and design procedures for development of a new or replacement of an existing shallow draft navigation project.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1460: Hydrologic Engineering Management (1989)
    This regulation defines the scope, authorities, and management requirements for hydrologic engineering activities within the Corps of Engineers.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1462: Water Quality and Water Control Considerations for Non-Federal Hydropower Development at Corps of Engineers Projects (1991)
    This regulation provides policy and guidance for incorporation of Corps water quality and water control management responsibilities and considerations.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1463: Hydrologic Engineering for Hydropower (1992)
    This regulation defines the scope, authorities, and requirements for hydrologic engineering studies performed in support of hydropower studies for both conventional and pumped-storage hydroelectric projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1464: Hydrologic Analysis of Watershed Runoff (1994)
    This regulation defines the scope, authorities, and analysis and reporting requirements for performing watershed-runoff analyses.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1614: Design of Coastal Revetments, Seawalls, and Bulkheads (1995)
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1802: Reporting Earthquake Effects (1979)
    This regulation states policy, defines objectives, assigns functions, and establishes procedures for assuring the structural integrity and operational adequacy of major Civil Works structures following the occurrence of significant earthquakes.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1806: Earthquake Design and Evaluation for Civil Works Projects (1995)
    This regulation provides guidance and direction for the seismic design and evaluation for all civil works projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1925: Field Control Data For Earth and Rockfill Dams (1969)
    This regulation prescribes responsibilities and procedures for reporting field control data for earth and rockfill dams.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1941: Drought Contingency Plans (1981)
    This regulation provides policy and guidance for the preparation of drought contingency plans.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-1942: Inspection, Monitoring and Maintenance of Relief Wells (1998)
    This regulation provides policy guidance for scheduled monitoring, inspection, evaluation, maintenance and rehabilitation of relief wells at civil works projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-2902: Prescribed Procedures for the Maintenance and Operation of Shore Protection Works (1989)
    This regulation provides specific performance requirements and guidance for accomplishing the satisfactory maintenance and operation of shore protection works.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-3001: Planning and Design of Hydroelectric Power Plant Structures (1995)
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-400: Design of Recreation Sites, Areas, and Facilities (1988)
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-4001: Notes on Sedimentation Activities (1981)
    This regulation prescribes general requirements for submittal of annual reports on Corps of Engineers activities in the field of sedimentation.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-4205: Hydroelectric Power Plants Mechanical Design (1995)
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-4401: Clearances For Electric Power Supply Lines and Communication Lines Over Reservoirs (1997)
    This regulation defines the minimum vertical clearances to be provided when relocating or replacing existing or when constructing new power and communication lines over waters of reservoir projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-5025: Dredging and Dredged Material Disposal (1983)
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-8: Explaining Flood Risk (1992)
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-8151: Monitoring Completed Navigation Projects (1997)
    This regulation states the objective, outlines the scope, discusses funding, assigns responsibility, and establishes the procedures by which the Corps of Engineers (CE) evaluates civil works navigation projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-8152: Planning and Design of Temporary Cofferdams and Braced Excavation (1994)
    This regulation provides directives for procedures to be followed while planning and designing temporary construction for cofferdams and unwatered excavations on major civil works projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-8153: Sedimentation Investigations (1995)
    This regulation provides guidance for Rehabilitation Evaluation Reports.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-8154: Water Quality and Environmental Management at Corps Civil Works Projects (1995)
    This regulation establishes a Policy for Water Quality Management Programs at Corps Civil Works Projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-8155: Hydrometeorological Data Management and Archiving (1996)
    This regulation establishes policy and provides guidance and procedures applicable to the management and archiving of hydrometeorological data.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-8156: Preparation of Water Control Manuals (1995)
    This regulation standardizes the procedures to be followed in the preparation of water control manuals.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-8157: Responsibility for Hydraulic Steel Structures (2009)
    This regulation defines engineering responsibilities for design, construction and operation of hydraulic steel structures.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-8159: Life-cycle Design and Performance (1997)
    This regulation defines engineering policies for selection of all systems, components, and materials for Civil Works projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-2-8160: Policies for Referencing Project Elevation Grades to Nationwide Vertical Datum (2009)
    This regulation provides guidance for proper and accurately referenced materials for flood forecasting, inundation modeling, flood insurance rate maps, navigation charting, and topographic mapping.
  • Engineer Regulation 1110-8-2(FR): Inflow Design Floods for Dams and Reservoirs (1991)
    This regulation sets forth hydrologic engineering requirements for selecting and accommodating Inflow Design Floods (IDF) for dams and reservoirs.
  • Engineer Regulation 11-1-321: Value Engineering (2005)
    This regulation applies to all Value Engineering (VE) activities of the Corps of Engineers. The VE program applies to all procurement acquisitions that are federally funded and managed by the Corps of Engineers including, but not limited to, Civil Works and Military construction projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 11-2-201: Civil Work Activities - Funding, Work Allowances, and Reprogramming (1995 Expired)
    This regulation sets forth procedures and policies on funding, work allowances and reprogramming for Corps of Engineers Civil Works activities.
  • Engineer Regulation 11-2-220: General Investigations (1977 Expired)
    This regulation furnishes guidance and establishes procedures pertaining to programming and budgeting of Civil Works functions under the General Investigations appropriations title and for the General Investigations function under the Flood Control, Mississippi River and Tributaries title.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-314: Project Operation - Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs (1967)
    This regulation prescribes procedures for implementing the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at all Corps projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-337: Project Operation - Assignment of Operation and Maintenance Expenses to Proper Cost Accounts for Multiple-Purpose Projects with Power (1969)
    This regulation establishes standard guidelines for making charges to cost account numbers for specific operation and maintenance duties and other expenses at multiple-purpose projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-406: Project Operation - Shoreline Management at Civil Works Projects (1990)
    This regulation provides policy and guidance on management of shorelines of Civil Works projects where 36 CFR Part 327 is applicable.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-445: Civil Works Digital Project Notebook (2000)
    This regulation provides guidance for updating the Civil Works Digital Project Notebook (DPN) using the Internet.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-500: Chapter 3, Major Rehabilitation Program (1996)
    This chapter establishes the policy for major rehabilitation at completed Corps of Engineers projects and determinations of whether such rehabilitation should be accomplished under the Major Rehabilitation Program with Construction, General funds, or for applicable projects, with Construction funds under the Flood Control, Mississippi River and Tributaries appropriation title.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-500: Project Operation - Partners and Support (Work Management Policies) (1996)
    This regulation establishes the policy for the management of operation and maintenance activities of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) personnel performing civil works functions.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-510: Project Operation - Hydroelectric Power Operations and Maintenance Policies (1996)
    This regulation establishes the policy for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of USACE hydroelectric power generation facilities and related structures at civil works water resource projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-520: Navigation and Dredging Operations and Maintenance Policies (1996)
    This regulation establishes the policy for the operations and maintenance (O&M) of USACE navigation and dredging projects, as well as their related structures and equipment.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-530: Project Operation - Flood Control Operations and Maintenance Policies (1996)
    This regulation establishes the policy for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of USACE flood control and related structures at civil works water resource projects and of USACE-built flood protection projects operated and maintained by non-Federal sponsors.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-540: Project Operation - Flood Environmental Stewardship and Maintenance Policies (1996)
    This regulation establishes land management policy for Corps-administered project lands and water, based on various authorizing legislation and the principles of good environmental stewardship.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-550: Project Operation - Flood Recreation Operations and Maintenance Policies (1996)
    This regulation establishes the policy for the management of recreation programs and activities, and for the operation and maintenance of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recreation facilities and related structures.
  • Engineer Regulation 1130-2-551: Project Operation - Hydropower Operations and Maintenance Policy Bulk Power System Reliability Compliance Program (2009)
    This regulation establishes the requirement for compliance with the applicable Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved Bulk Power System (BPS) Reliability Standards.
  • Engineer Regulation 1140-1-211: Work for Others - Support for Others: Reimbursable Work (1992)
    This regulation provides guidance on USACE performing reimbursable work for non-DOD Federal agencies, States, Commonwealths, Territories, and local governments of the United States.
  • Engineer Regulation 1140-3-1: Work for Others - Support to Defense Departments and Agencies (1992)
    This regulation provides policy and guidance for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) elements and commands performing reimbursable work for defense departments and agencies.
  • Engineer Regulation 1150-2-301: Local Cooperation - Policies and Procedures CH 1, ENG Form 1831 (1967)
    This regulation states the policies and procedures to be followed by all elements of the Corps of Engineers performing Civil Works functions with regard to the construction of projects that require local cooperation.
  • Engineer Regulation 1150-2-302: Local Cooperation - Annual Report on Local Cooperation Agreements (RCS: DAEN-CWO-44) (1981)
    This regulation states the procedure for reporting requirements of Section 221 of the Flood Control Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-611).
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-1: Hydroelectric Power, Chapter 16 (1999)
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-111: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Corps of Engineers Activities Under the Small Reclamation Projects Act of 1956, As Amended (1982)
    This regulation provides guidance regarding Corps of Engineers assistance to applicants for loans of projects with a flood control potential.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-114: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Use of Excess Power Revenues to Assist in Repayment of Irrigation Costs (1964)
    This regulation summarizes guidance for all engineers engaged in Civil Works activities regarding excess funds associated with Federal irrigation projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-117: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Responsibility for Costs of Improved Standards in Highway and Housing Relocations (1978)
    This regulation summarizes policy and procedures for identifying the costs of meeting improved standards when highways and housing are relocated due to construction of civil works projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-118: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Federal Participation in Covered Flood Control Channels (1978)
    This regulation establishes policy for determining the extent of Federal participation in covered flood control channels.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-119: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Modifications to Completed Projects (1982)
    This regulation provides guidance on the use of available authorities in comparison to the need for new project authorizations.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-120: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Reimbursement for Advance Non-Federal Construction of Federally Authorized Harbor and Inland Harbor Improvements (1988)
    This ER is superseded by ER 1165-2-211, “Operation and Maintenance of Improvements Carried Out by Non-Federal Interests to Authorized Harbor or Inland Harbor Projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-121: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Flood Control Cost-Sharing Requirements Under the Ability-to-Pay Provision-Section 103(M) of PL 99-662 (1989)
    This regulation gives instruction on implementation of Section 103(M) as it applies to flood control projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-122: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Studies of Harbor or Inland Harbor Projects by Non-federal Interests (1991)
    This ER is superseded by ER 1165-2-209, Studies of Water Resources Development Projects by Non-Federal Interests, issued 4 February 2016.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-123: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Single-Owner Situations (1992)
    This regulation provides policy guidance regarding Corps interests in civil works projects that would directly serve a single entity.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-124: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Construction of Harbor and Inland Harbor Projects by Non-Federal Interests. (1990)
    This ER is superseded by ER 1165-2-211, “Operation and Maintenance of Improvements Carried Out by Non-Federal Interests to Authorized Harbor or Inland Harbor Projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-130: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Federal Participation in Shore Protection (1989)
    This regulation provides policies and guidelines for determining the extent of federal participation in potential federal projects for protection from shore erosion, hurricanes, and abnormal tidal and lake flooding that result in damages or losses to coastal resources and/or development.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-131: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Local Cooperation Agreements for New Start Construction Projects (1989)
    This regulation provides guidance on procedures and responsibilities for developing, submitting and obtaining approval of LCAs for new construction starts (not CAPs).
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-132: Water Resources Policies and Authorizations; Hazardous Toxic and Radioactive Waste (HTRW) Guidance for Civil Works Projects (1992)
    This regulation provides guidance on issues and problems associated with HTRW, which may be located within project boundaries.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-18: Reimbursement for Nonfederal Participation in Civil Works Projects (1989)
    This regulation provides guidance on use of Section 215 of the Flood Control Act of 1968, to reimburse non-federal public bodies for construction of part of an authorized federal project.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-208: Water Resources Policies and Authorities; In-Kind Contribution Provisions of Section 221 of the Flood Control Act of 1970, As Amended (2012)
    This circular replaces EC 1165-2-208 and provides guidance on the in-kind contribution credit provisions of Section 221 of Flood Control Act of 1970 as amended by Section 2003 of Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2007.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-209: Studies of Water Resources Development Projects by Non-Federal Interests (2016)
    This regulation provides policy guidance for implementation of Section 203 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1986, as amended. Section 203 authorizes non-Federal interests to undertake feasibility studies of proposed water resources development projects for submission to the Secretary of the Army. Separate guidance is provided on the construction of water resources development projects under Section 204 of WRDA 1986, as amended. Portions of this ER have been amended by implementation guidance for Section 1126 of WRDA 2016.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-21: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Flood Damage Reduction Measures in Urban Areas (1980)
    This regulation provides policy and guidance for participation in urban flood damage reduction projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-211: Operation and Maintenance of Improvements Carried Out by Non-Federal Interests to Authorized Harbor or Inland Harbor Projects (2016)
    This regulation provides policy guidance for implementation of Section 204(f) of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1986, as amended. Section 204(f) authorizes the Secretary of the Army to be responsible for the operation and maintenance of improvements to a federally authorized harbor or inland harbor carried out by a non-Federal interest when certain conditions are met.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-217: Civil Works Review Policy (2021)
    This Engineer Regulation (ER) establishes policy and procedures for a comprehensive accountable review strategy for Civil Works by providing a seamless process for review of all projects throughout the lifecycle. This ER will ensure the quality and credibility of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) decision, implementation, and other work products. It reinforces quality and comprehensive review are equal to cost and schedule compliance. This ER supersedes Engineer Circular 1165-2-217: Water Resource Policies and Authorities, Review Policy for Civil Works which expired on 31 March 2020.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-25: Navigation Policy- Cost Apportionment of Bridge Alterations (1979)
    This regulation provides policies and guidelines for the apportionment of bridge alteration costs required in connection with navigation improvements.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-26: Water Resources Policies and Authorities, Implementation and Executive Order, Engineer Regulation 11988 on Flood Plain Management. (1984)
    This regulation sets guidance for USACE implementation of Order 11988, Floodplain Management, as it pertains to civil works projects in design and construction.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-27: Establishment of Wetland Areas in Connection with Dredging (1989)
    This regulation provides guidance for the establishment of wetland areas.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-28: Corps of Engineer Participation in Improvements for Environmental Quality (1980 Rescinded)
    This ER was rescinded.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-29: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - General Credit for Flood Control (1987)
    This regulation establishes guidelines and procedures for application of Section 104 of Public Law 99-662.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-30: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Acceptance and Return of Required, Contributed, or Advanced Funds (1998 expired 4/17/19)
    This regulation compiles existing authorities for acceptance and return of appropriate portions of required, contributed or advanced funds in connections with Civil Works projects. This ER is rescinded by Revised Implementation Guidance for Section 1166 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, Advance Funds for Water Resources Development Projects, dated 17 April 2019.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-400, Chapter 1: Water Resources Policies and Authorities - Recreational Planning, Development, and Management Policies (1985)
    This regulation defines objectives, philosophies, and policies for the planning, development, and management of outdoor recreation and wildlife at USACE projects.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-501: Civil Works Ecosystem Restoration Policy (1999)
    This regulation provides policy on Corps of Engineers involvement in ecosystem restoration and protection through CW programs and activities.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-502: Resources Policies and Authorities; Delegation of Review and Approval Authority for Post-Authorization Decision Documents (2014)
    This regulation provides guidance on delegated review and approval of Post-Authorization Decision Documents.
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-503: Resources Policies and Authorities - Office of Management and Budget Clearance for The Questionnaires for U.S. Army Engineer Civil Works Studies and Projects (2007)
    This regulation establishes instructions on clearance for the questionnaires for U.S. Army Engineer Civil Works Studies and Projects (OMB Control Number 0710-0001).
  • Engineer Regulation 1165-2-504: Construction Of Water Resource Development Projects By Non-Federal Interests (2017)
    This Regulation provides policy guidance for implementation of Section 204 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1986, as amended by Section 1014(b) of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014 and Section 1127 of the WRDA 2016 (33 United States Code (U.S.C.) 2232). Section 204 authorizes non-Federal interests to undertake construction of certain water resources development projects, with potential credit or reimbursement of the Federal share of that construction, subject to several requirements. Separate guidance is provided in Engineer Regulation (ER) 1165-2-209 regarding non-Federal interests undertaking a feasibility study under Section 203 of WRDA 1986, as amended, and in ER 1165-2-211 regarding operation and maintenance of improvements carried out by non-Federal interests under Section 204(f) of WRDA 1986, as amended.
  • Engineer Regulation 1180-1-6 Construction Quality Management (1995)
  • Engineer Regulation 1180-1-8: Contract - Labor Relations (2006)
    This regulation provides information on contracting and labor rates.
  • Engineer Regulation 1-2-2: Water Resources Policies and Authorities Substantive Congressional Contacts (RCS: CECW-P-21) (1991)
    The purpose of this regulation is to prescribe requirements and give instructions for coordinating and reporting substantive Congressional contacts and other Federal agency contacts at the Washington, D.C. level.
  • Engineer Regulation 200-1-4: Environmental Compliance - Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) - Site Designation, Remediation Scope, and Recovering Costs (2003)
    This establishes the roles and responsibilities under FUSRAP in designating new sites, in determining the scope of its cleanup, and in seeking cost recovery or contribution in its cleanup efforts.
  • Engineer Regulation 200-1-5: Policy for Implementation and Integrated Application of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Environmental Operating Principles (EOP) and Doctrine (2003)
    This regulation provides guidance on the implementation and integration of the Environmental Operating Principles across management initiatives and business processes.
  • Engineer Regulation 200-2-2: Procedures for Implementing NEPA (1988)
    This regulation provides guidance for implementation of the procedural provisions of the NEPA for the Civil Works Program of the USACE.
  • Engineer Regulation 200-2-3: Environmental Compliance Policies (1996)
    This ER was replaced by the 29 October 2010 update of ER 200-2-3.
  • Engineer Regulation 200-2-3: Environmental Compliance Policies (2010)
    This regulation establishes the policy for the management of environmental compliance-related operations and maintenance (O&M) activities for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
  • Engineer Regulation 25-1-98: Publications in the Federal Register (1996)
    This regulation prescribes policies, procedures and responsibilities for submitting U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) documents to the U.S. Army Publications and Printing Command (USAPPC) for publishing in the Federal Register (FR).
  • Engineer Regulation 350-1-419: Training - Performance Evaluation - Planners and Project Managers Program - Water Resources Support Center (1992)
    This regulation establishes policy for the performance evaluation of program participants while on the Planners and Project Managers (PPM) long-term training program.
  • Engineer Regulation 37-1-28: Continuing Resolution Authority (2001)
    This regulation establishes the procedures by which U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) activities will operate under and immediately following one or more Continuing Resolutions.
  • Engineer Regulation 385-1-31: The Control of Hazardous Energy (2009)
  • Engineer Regulation 415-1-15: Construction Time Extensions for Weather (1989)
  • Engineer Regulation 415-1-16: Fiscal Management (1993)
  • Engineer Regulation 415-1-17: Contractor Performance Evaluations (2012)
  • Engineer Regulation 415-345-13: Financial Closeout (1989)
  • Engineer Regulation 415-345-38: Transfer and Warrantie (2000)
  • Engineer Regulation 5-1-11: USACE Business Process (2006)

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