Sacramento District News Releases

Tag: flood risk reduction
  • Sacramento District projects receive ASCE awards

    Two Sacramento area projects were recognized for their excellence during an awards dinner as part of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Region 9 and San Francisco Section’s annual infrastructure symposium April 22 in San Francisco. The Sacramento District took home two prizes amongst 21 categories of California projects including 2021 ASCE Region 9 Project of the Year and Flood Management Project of the Year.
  • Chief’s Report signed for Lower Cache Creek flood risk management project

    A plan to improve levees near the City of Woodland and construct new levees north of the city to help prevent Lower Cache Creek from flooding into the developed portions of Woodland was signed June 21, 2021, by Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, commanding general for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • USACE awards $10.8 million contract to complete Hamilton City levee improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $10.8 million construction contract to James Fisher Jr. Excavating of Willows on May 14 to complete levee improvements in Hamilton City.
  • Environmental report for Marysville Ring Levee utility relocations out for public review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released a draft supplemental environmental assessment for utility relocations as part of its Marysville Ring Levee Phases 2B and 3 work in Marysville, and will host a virtual public meeting December 15 to discuss the document.
  • USACE to discuss American River erosion protection work at June 15 virtual public meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and Central Valley Flood Protection Board will co-host a virtual public meeting June 15 to discuss the draft environmental documents related to proposed erosion work along the lower American River in Sacramento.
  • Levee improvement work along Sacramento River set to begin this week

    Site preparation activity for upcoming levee improvements along the Sacramento River east levee will begin this week, kicking off a five-year U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to upgrade levees throughout the Sacramento region and widen the Sacramento Weir.
  • Levee Improvement Work Begins in Lower Natomas Basin

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that major levee improvement construction in the Lower Natomas Basin will require extended road closures on Garden Highway beginning July 8.
  • Corps approves additional 10,000 acre-feet of water at Success Lake this summer

    The amount of water that can be stored at Success Lake is going up this summer. A temporary deviation to the water control manual of Success Dam was approved May 23 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow the Tule River Association to construct a sandbag barrier across the Success Dam spillway.
  • Corps to discuss next phases of Marysville Ring Levee project at public meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a public meeting April 10 in Marysville to discuss construction plans for Phases 2B and 3 of the Marysville Ring Levee project.
  • Corps awards contract for levee repairs along Feather River West Levee

    Repairs will soon be underway for nearly five miles of critically deficient Feather River west levee between Tudor Road and Cypress Avenue in south Sutter County. In late February, the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) issued a $35 million contract to Great Lakes E&I for its Sutter Basin Project, which involves the installation of cutoff walls as deep as 140 feet into the existing levee.