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May, 2013


Furlough notification letters issued to nearly 300 Corps employees

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District began issuing furlough notification letters May 31 to 301 of its nearly 1,100 civilian employees located in Central and Northern California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah. [Read More]
Published: May-31-13

Corps releases inspection ratings for Cherokee Canal, east Sacramento River levees

Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of more than 32 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s east bank and levees along both sides of Cherokee Canal as unacceptable. [Read More]
Published: May-31-13

Corps releases inspection ratings for Putah Creek levees near Davis

Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of two Putah Creek levee systems near Davis as unacceptable. [Read More]
Published: May-30-13

Corps’ dam safety mission highlighted on Dam Safety Awareness Day

More than 2,200 people died in Johnstown, Pa., May 31, 1889, when the South Fork Dam failed nine miles upstream of the town. “On National Dam Safety Awareness Day, May 31, we are called to remember both the benefits of dams and the risks associated with potential dam incidents and failures,” said Col. Bill Leady, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District. [Read More]
Published: May-28-13

Truckee Meadows flood study draft documents now available for public review

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released the draft general re-evaluation report and draft environmental impact statement for the Truckee Meadows flood control project for public review May 24, officially opening the 45-day public comment period. [Read More]
Published: May-24-13

Recreation survey at Isabella Lake to begin Memorial Day weekend

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $98,182 contract May 16 to Gulf South Research Corporation of Baton Rouge, La., to conduct user surveys and collect visitor information at recreation sites around Isabella Lake beginning Memorial Day weekend and lasting throughout the summer recreation season. [Read More]
Published: May-23-13

Lakeview Trail at Eastman Lake re-opens

Bittersweet news from Eastman Lake – a popular hiking trail re-opens to public earlier than expected, as a long-familiar eagle pair did not successfully fledge offspring this year. [Read More]
Published: May-23-13

Corps to host public meeting for Placer Vineyards project

he U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a public meeting May 30, 2013, to discuss the draft environmental review for the Placer Vineyards Specific Plan. [Read More]
Published: May-21-13

Public meeting set for levee work at Watt Avenue bridge

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is inviting the public to an outreach meeting to discuss upcoming American River levee work at the Watt Avenue bridge in Sacramento. The meeting will be held: Thursday, May 23 at Arden-Dimick Public Library; 891 Watt Avenue, 6-8 p.m. [Read More]
Published: May-13-13

Orland sports club partners with Corps for first-class fun

An Orland sports club has partnered with the Sacramento District park at Black Butte Lake to offer a first-class disc golf course for northern California. [Read More]
Published: May-09-13
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