Sacramento District News Releases

  • Sacramento District projects get $2.1 billion in supplemental appropriation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced supplemental funding July 5 for five Sacramento District projects, totaling an investment of more than $2.1 billion in flood risk management efforts.
  • Corps opens French Gulch Boat Launch at Isabella Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has announced the opening of the French Gulch Boat Launch at Isabella Lake in Kern County, California.
  • Hensley and Eastman lakes experiencing algae blooms, caution advised

    SACRAMENTO, California – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s Hensley Lake, and H.V. Eastman Lake, are experiencing algae blooms. Signage has been posted around the lakes. Water quality testing has taken place and confirmed the presence of toxins. Caution is advised.  If visitors to Hensley Lake or H.V. Eastman Lake encounter
  • Pine Flat Lake algae bloom remains active, caution advised

    UPDATE TO BELOW PINE FLAT ALGAE PRESS RELEASE AS OF AUGUST 10, 2018The Central Valley Water Board has completed a third round of testing for toxins at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s Pine Flat Lake.      Five locations sampled within Pine Flat Lake reveal that conditions of the lake are improving and no cyanotoxins were found
  • Nesting migratory birds halt maintenance mowing at former Hamilton Army Air Field

    SACRAMENTO, California – Sensitive migratory bird nests of several species, including Burrowing Owls and Tricolored Blackbirds, were found during recent mowing at former Hamilton Army Air Field’s Landfill 26 Cap, prompting immediate cessation of mowing.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District manages maintenance of the former Hamilton
  • Field work now complete in Consolidated Debris Removal Program

    ROHNERT PARK, California – Physical debris removal and all field work related to the Consolidated Debris Removal Program following the October 2017 Northern California Wildfires is now complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Crews have cleared 4,563 parcels in Lake, Mendocino, Napa and Sonoma counties of more than 2.2 million tons of ash and fire-related debris.
  • Isabella Dam groundbreaking ceremony marks beginning of Phase II construction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District hosted a groundbreaking ceremony April 3 to mark the beginning of the second phase of construction for the Isabella Dam Safety Modification Project in Kern County.
  • Boats and captains needed for 7th Annual Warrior’s Day on the Lake event

         Success Lake, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Central Valley Veterans are seeking boats and their captains to provide Veterans with a free day of fishing!       The 7th Annual Warrior’s Day on the Lake will take place Saturday, April 21 at Success Lake, near Porterville. The event provides a FREE day of fishing and fun for our
  • Grab the gear and go! It’s Kid’s Fishing Day 2018

     SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Mid-Valley Bass Club will host the 2018 Kid’s Fishing Day at Eastman Lake on April 7, 2018, providing a FREE day of fishing and fun for children 15 years and under. This event is designed to spark an interest in fishing and water safety for the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts. Fishing experts will be on-hand to
  • Public meeting set regarding Marysville Ring Levee 2019 construction

    A public meeting regarding refined construction plans for Phases 2A South and 2C for the Marysville Ring Levee project will be held Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. in the Yuba County Government Center, located at 915 8th Street in Marysville.