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Volunteer opportunity for Truckee River Day at Martis Creek Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host Truckee River Day and celebrate the spirit of National Public Lands Day Oct. 14, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Martis Creek Lake in Truckee. [Read More]
Published: Oct-05-12

Wind turbine coming to Black Butte Lake

Visitors to Black Butte Lake will soon be able to watch energy being generated by the regional breezes, as a $290,000 contract has been awarded for construction of a wind turbine at this U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District park near Orland. [Read More]
Published: Oct-05-12

Corps awards $7.36 million for work in two Utah military posts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded five construction contracts during the last week of September for facilities improvements and maintenance work at Dugway Proving Grounds and the U.S. Army Reserve Command in Ogden, both located in Utah. [Read More]
Published: Oct-04-12

Sacramento District scientist shrinks time and space to detect dangerous gas

A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District scientist is playing a leading role in a series of research projects to protect American service members from toxic vapors, make toxic cleanup projects more effective and potentially change how the world monitors airborne chemicals. [Read More]
Published: Oct-03-12

Corps awards $16.2 million for Sacramento levee construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded five levee construction contracts to small businesses, totaling $16,213,075 for flood risk reduction work along the American River in Sacramento. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-12

Corps awards $1.4 million solar energy project for Army Reserve in Garden Grove, Sacramento

U.S. Army Reserve facilities in Sacramento and Garden Grove will soon gain solar energy production capability through a $1.4 million contract awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District. [Read More]
Published: Sep-25-12

Army Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29

Day-use fees will be waived for everyone visiting U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas in the Sacramento District and across the nation on Sept. 29 in celebration of National Public Lands Day. [Read More]
Published: Sep-18-12

Extended work hours begin for south Sacramento flood wall

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Working from sun up to sun down, seven days a week; that’s the extended work hours now in effect for crews working under the supervision of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, in order to complete construction of a new concrete flood wall along Morrison Creek in south Sacramento by December. [Read More]
Published: Sep-11-12

Work doubles on Marysville Ring Levee Project

MARYSVILLE, Calif. -- Two giant, ultra-modern geotechnical construction rigs work side by side here, implanting a deep-soil-mixed cutoff wall backbone into a section of the Marysville Ring Levee near the town’s high school, as crews begin extended shifts to meet essential weather and endangered species deadlines. [Read More]
Published: Sep-10-12

17 Central Valley levee systems lose eligibility for federal rehab assistance

A total of 17 levee systems in or near Sacramento, Stockton, Chester, and Knights Landing and Gustine are now ineligible for federal rehabilitation assistance after a temporary agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the state of California extending eligibility for deficient levees expired in June. [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-12
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