Arkansas Waterways Commission

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2018 Low-water Inspection and Public Hearing

Col. Mike Derosier, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District commander, and Mississippi River Commission members, speak with partners and concerned citizens before the annual low-water inspection public hearing in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Aug. 22, 2018. The commission, who leads sustainable management and development of water related resources for the nation’s benefit and well-being, heard matters affecting flood control, the Mississippi River and Tributaries project, environmental issues, recreation, navigation and more. Pictured from left to right are Gene Higginbotham, Projects Director at Office of U.S. Senator John Boozman, Deidre Smith, Director of the Arkansas Waterways Commission, and Colonel Michael C. Derosier, Commander of the Vicksburg District. (USACE photo by Jared Eastman)

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