Jerry Cotter

United States Army Corps of Engineers

Jerry is the Chief of the Water Resources Branch, for the Fort Worth District. Prior to this position Jerry served as the Chief of the Water Management Section within the Water Resources Branch. The Water Resources Branch manages and conducts investigations for 27 flood control reservoirs, levee systems across the Dallas Fort Worth area and numerous flood damage
reduction projects within the Fort Worth District. Jerry is also
the senior leader for national teams within USACE engaged in
developing new and innovative tools to support the USACE
water resources and water management missions.

After graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Jerry began his career with the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1980 as a hydraulic engineer within the Water Resources Branch. In 1984, Jerry left federal service and practiced in the private sector until 1994 when he left the Super Conducting Super Collider and returned to work for USACE in the Water Resources Branch. During his career, Jerry has worked on many studies as well as infrastructure projects for municipal, county and federal governments across Texas and in Florida including, dam designs, drainage systems, water and waste water systems and roadways.

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United State Army Corps of Engineers Water Management Program with Regional Flooding Highlights

This will be a presentation of the USACE national water management program with regional flooding operations highlights.