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Value to the Nation: Fast Facts

VTN Fast Facts mapThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is the nation’s lead water resources development agency. Through its annual appropriations, USACE plans, invests in, operates, and maintains a system of Civil Works infrastructure.

This website presents some economic "fast facts" about the value USACE Civil Works programs provide to the nation. The value of these programs is expressed in terms of each program’s contributions to national economic development (NED) benefits and revenues to the U.S. Department of the Treasury (U.S. Treasury). Where available, additional facts are included. The latest data available is for 2020.

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Note: Data for coastal protection, emergency operations, aquatic ecosystem restoration and environmental stewardship, and regulatory oversight are presented at a national level.

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