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  • Tests show Pine Flat Lake algae bloom has subsided

    SACRAMENTO, California – The 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 to be present. There has also been a
  • 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
  • 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
  • Folsom auxiliary spillway completion ceremony marks conclusion of historic project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation hosted a ceremony October 17 to celebrate the completion of nearly a decade of work on the new Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway. Representatives Doris Matsui, California’s 6th Congressional District, and Tom McClintock, California’s 4th Congressional District, joined USACE Sacramento District Commander ...
  • Corps announces inaugural cadre of certified planners, including nine from Sacramento District

    Four years ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers set out to change the way it does business. Now, leaders are taking the next step to modernize its planning process, designating 34 certified planners to assist with complicated, controversial or highly visible studies and initiatives.
  • Public warned to watch for plague due to rodents

    Some rodents with fleas in Martis Creek Lake Alpine Meadows Campground may pose risk of plague
  • Black Butte Lake installs self-pay fee machines

    Fee Machines going in at many Corps parks
  • 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.
  • 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.