On this episode, we speak to Rachael Orellana, Flood Risk Program Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District Planning Division. She oversees the District’s growing Flood Plain Management Services; Planning Assistance to States; and California, Nevada, and Utah Silver Jackets teams. Her program includes more than 25 active projects with a portfolio valued at more than $13 million.
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We recently wrapped up cutoff wall construction and are completing the rebuilding of the levee in the Big Pocket. We are continuing the cutoff wall construction adjacent to Broadway and finished the design of our 2022 construction contract!
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In The News

Final environmental documents released for USFS visitor center relocation in Lake Isabella
6/30/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released its final supplemental environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact for the relocation of the U.S. Forest Service...
Chief’s Report signed for Lower Cache Creek flood risk management project
6/22/2021
A plan to improve levees near the City of Woodland and construct new levees north of the city to help prevent Lower Cache Creek from flooding into the developed portions of Woodland was signed June...
West Sacramento new construction start stands out in FY22 President’s Budget
6/4/2021
Funds to start constructing flood risk management improvements around West Sacramento’s perimeter headlines U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District projects included in the President’s Budget...
USACE awards $10.8 million contract to complete Hamilton City levee improvements
5/20/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $10.8 million construction contract to James Fisher Jr. Excavating of Willows on May 14 to complete levee improvements in Hamilton City...

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