US Army Corps of Engineers
Sacramento District

News Releases by Month

  • Black Butte Lake installs self-pay fee machines

    Fee Machines going in at many Corps parks
  • Federal, state and local leaders celebrate completion of South Sacramento flood protection project

    Federal, state and local leaders celebrated the completion of the South Sacramento County Streams project during a media event at Florin Creek Park on August 9.
  • Corps awards $19.5 million contract for Natomas levee construction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $19.5 million contract on July 24 to Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure/Inquip Joint Venture of Rocklin to construct levee improvements for the Natomas Basin.
  • Construction continues on Marysville Ring Levee

    Construction of a small but necessary section of the Marysville Ring Levee is underway and should be completed by mid-August 2017, maintaining momentum on the project to lessen flood risk in the northern California town of Marysville. The current construction was funded at approximately $825,000 and the site is located in the center of a railway intersection known as Binney Junction, adjacent to the Catholic Cemetery of Marysville.
  • Public meetings set to discuss proposed highway modifications at French Gulch

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released its proposal for the modification design of State Route 155 at the French Gulch Recreation Area located at Isabella Lake in Kern County. The proposed modification outlined in a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment is designed to improve traffic operations at the intersection of SR 155 and Daedrich Ranch Road.
  • Corps to host Hensley Lake Master Plan public meeting

    Corps seeking input for updating Hensley Lake Master Plan
  • New Hogan Lake announces changes to day-use fees

    Beginning June 26, new self-pay fee machines will be installed for payment of day-use fees at New Hogan Lake’s Observation Point, Fiddleneck and Wrinkle Cove Parks.
  • Corps releases revised environmental report for Folsom Dam Raise project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and Central Valley Flood Protection Board are recirculating for review a draft environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Folsom Dam Raise Project. The report was initially released in July 2016; however, it is being be recirculated for a second public review and comment period due to significant changes made since then.
  • Folsom Dam Water Control Manual update out for public review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released a draft environmental document today addressing the proposed Folsom Dam Water Control Manual update. The Water Control Manual outlines specifications for flood storage space and reservoir releases when water encroaches into the flood storage space.
  • President's Fiscal 2018 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). "The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration's priorities to support and improve the nation's economy and infrastructure, and to protect the American people," said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior official performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. "This Budget supports the core mission areas of coastal and inland navigation, reducing flood risks from riverine flooding and along our coasts, and restoring aquatic ecosystems.”