Category: Sacramento District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • USACE to host career fair October 27 in Sacramento

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will be hosting a career fair at McClellan Park on Friday, October 27, to share job opportunities and help prospective applicants navigate the application process.
  • Englebright Lake camping reservations change to online-only Jan 1

    Beginning Jan. 1, 2024, camping at Englebright Lake will only be available with a reservation made through the change occurs, campsite reservations may be made up to 24 hours in advance. If campsite reservations are not available for desired dates, users may set alerts to be notified of openings.Englebright Lake campgrounds
  • USACE installs temporary pumps to alleviate seepage at Isabella Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a contract for the installation of a temporary pump system at Isabella Dam in Lake Isabella, California, on Sept. 28, 2023, to increase the capacity of the existing pump system and redirect seepage back into the lake.
  • USACE begins improvements to Folsom Dam Dikes 1-6

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has begun site preparation at Folsom Dam Dike 1 in Granite Bay, California, so contractors can raise the site up to 3.5 feet as part of the Folsom Dam Raise project.
  • USACE issues permit authorizing California wildfire mitigation activities in waters of the United States

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued Regional General Permit (RGP) 10, authorizing activities associated with wildfire mitigation that may involve discharge of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States and/or work in or affecting navigable waters of the United States, including wetlands, within the State of California.
  • Restoration Advisory Board approved for Titan 1-A FUDS project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District Commander has approved the establishment of a Restoration Advisory Board related to environmental restoration activities at the Former Beale AFB Titan 1-A Missile Complex.
  • USACE lowers Isabella Dam risk rating, lifts operating restrictions

    Operators at Isabella Dam can once again allow the lake to reach full capacity after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers updated the dam’s risk level from “highest urgency and risk” to “low urgency” following the completion of dam safety improvements in 2022.
  • Pine Flat Dam spillway expected to release water within days

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to use the gated service spillway at Pine Flat Dam within the next seven days as temperatures rise along the Sierra Nevada, increasing snowmelt runoff that flows to the reservoir.The release is part of normal operations and is implemented when Pine Flat Lake exceeds 85 percent of its authorized capacity,
  • USACE to pause Isabella Dam water releases for routine inspection

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will pause water releases from Isabella Dam’s outlet works on June 27 to conduct a routine inspection of the conduit at the base of the dam following this year’s heightened reservoir inflows and subsequent releases.From approximately 1-7 a.m. Tuesday, dam operators will gradually reduce water
  • USACE waives day use fees at recreation areas on June 16 and June 19

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is waiving day use fees at more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide, including at Sacramento District’s 10 lake and river projects, in observance of the USACE birthday on June 16 and Juneteenth National Independence Day on June 19.