Tulsa District Regulatory Permits for Public Comment

PURPOSE:  The purpose of these public notices are to inform you of a proposal for work in which you might be interested and to solicit your comments and information to better enable us to make a reasonable decision on factors affecting the public interest.

SECTION 10: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is directed by Congress through Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 USC 403) to regulate all work or structures in or affecting the course, condition, or capacity of navigable waters of the United States.  The intent of this law is to protect the navigable capacity of waters important to interstate commerce.

SECTION 404: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is directed by Congress through Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 USC 1344) to regulate the discharges of dredged and fill material into all waters of the United States.  These waters include lakes, rivers, streams, mudflats, sandflats, sloughs, wet meadows, natural ponds, and wetlands adjacent to other waters.  The intent of the law is to protect these waters from the indiscriminate discharge of material capable of causing pollution and to restore and maintain their chemical, physical, and biological integrity.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District

Regulatory Office, Chief



(408) SWT-2023-021

Published Sept. 29, 2023
Expiration date: 10/14/2023

The City of Wichita, Kansas proposes to construct a water pump startup discharge consisting of a 54-inch discharge pipe, reinforced concrete discharge structure, fiber reinforced concrete flume, and heavy stone riprap toe wall. The discharge pipe is proposed to be placed in a trench cut over the top of the levee. The startup discharge will travel through discharge structure and flume on the channel side of the WVC Big Slough Levee C North. The concrete flume is proposed to be approximately 100-feet long, 25 wide, and 6-inches thick on a 6-inch base of crushed rock. The proposed heavy stone riprap is proposed to be 230-feet long and 32-feet wide with a 6-inch stone filter backing underlying geotextile fabric (Attachment 3 and 4).