Application by the US Army Corps of Engineers to install water transmission mains in Ocean Springs, Jackson Co

The United States Army Corps of Engineers has filed notice of a proposed project which requires review by the MS Department of Marine Resources to ensure compliance with the state’s approved Coastal Program under the Coastal Zone Management Act.

The applicant is proposing to install approximately 5 miles of 12-inch water transmission main with appurtenances, which will cross tidal marshes in Davis Bayou and Simmons Bayou on Hanshaw Road and Point Aux Chenes Road, respectively, in Ocean Springs, Jackson County, MS. View the full application at the link(s) below.

Any person wishing to make comments or objections to the proposed activity must submit those comments in writing to Thomas Butera by mail at the Department of Marine Resources at 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi 39530, by email at, or by using the form below before 1:00 p.m. on the day June 3, 2024. 

Comment Submission Form

You should receive an acknowledgement of your comment from Thomas Butera by email. If you do not receive this acknowledgement, please contact