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Sara Schultz says there’s plenty of room for a “generalist” among the specialists working with the Corps of Engineers in Sacramento. Her passion for ecology led her to a successful career as a planner in the Corps. Find out more about her journey.
A generalist finds her niche in the Corps
Sara Schultz says there’s plenty of room for a “generalist” among the specialists working with the Corps of Engineers in Sacramento. Her passion for ecology led her to a successful career as a planner in the Corps. Find out more about her journey.
In recognition of his emphasis on workplace safety, Col. Mike Farrell, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, has been named among the CEOs who ‘Get It’ by the National Safety Council.
Safety award – Col. Mike Farrell ‘Gets It’
In recognition of his emphasis on workplace safety, Col. Mike Farrell, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, has been named among the CEOs who ‘Get It’ by the National Safety Council.
How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time, right?
That one-liner serves as a metaphor for how an incredibly complex task can be accomplished by stating a goal, gathering facts, initiating action and formulating an overall plan from a series of achievable objectives using available resources.
That also describes how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts a feasibility study for prospective projects, though we’d work hard to avoid harming an actual elephant.
The Corps feasibility study – finding a balanced solution
How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time, right? That one-liner serves as a metaphor for how an incredibly complex task can be accomplished. It also describes how the Corps conducts a feasibility study for prospective projects.

In The News

Corps to place water against auxiliary spillway control structure

1/26/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Kiewit Co. are moving forward with the next milestone at the Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway project in Folsom, California, by placing water against the auxiliary spillway control structure.

Corps to provide update on cofferdam leak at Auxiliary Spillway construction site

1/20/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and its contractors are responding to a leak in the temporary construction cofferdam at the Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway project site in Folsom, California.

Corps makes flood releases from Black Butte Lake

1/15/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is making small flood releases from Black Butte Lake near Orland to safely accommodate high inflows expected over the next two weeks.

Corps releases plan for restoring project site after new auxiliary spillway completion

1/6/2016
Proposed plans to restore lands disturbed by construction of the new Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway were announced today by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and Central Valley Flood Protection Board in a draft environmental report available for public review and comment.

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