US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • 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.
  • Army Corps to make flood release from Black Butte Dam today

    With heavy rainfall forecast in Northern California, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will begin making a flood control release from Black Butte Dam near Orland Dec. 11.
  • Army Corps releases inspection rating for Walnut Creek levee systems

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District have shown a need for Contra Costa County to address important maintenance issues of the levee system along sections of Walnut Creek near Concord and Pacheco.
  • Corps to review progress on Isabella Lake Dam project at public meetings

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host two public information meetings Nov. 21 to provide an update on the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project.
  • Corps begins real estate actions for Isabella Lake Dam project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has begun to acquire land and relocate residents at two of 12 properties that will be impacted by construction of the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project. As part of the analysis of the project’s potential effects on the properties, the Corps released a finding of no significant impact and supplemental environmental assessment for public review.
  • Corps to fill borehole test sites at Success Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is scheduled to begin work in late April to fill and close borehole testing sites at Success Dam that were drilled to evaluate the integrity of the earthen structure and stability of soil and rock underneath the dam during the Success Dam Safety Modification Study.
  • Corps approves full water storage capacity at Success Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District approved April 11 raising the operating restriction of the reservoir behind Success Dam to the maximum authorized storage capacity of 82,291 acre-feet, or a storage elevation of 652.5 feet. Ultimately, this could mean more water for local users during high-water months.
  • Corps to host public meetings for Isabella Lake Dam project real estate actions

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host two public information meetings March 26-27 to help inform local property owners and interested members of the public about the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project’s real estate acquisition and relocation assistance benefits process.
  • Corps releases draft recreation report for Isabella Lake Dam project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, in coordination with the U.S. Forest Service Sequoia National Forest, released the draft recreation report for the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project today and is welcoming public input as part of the initial scoping process.
  • Utah, Army Corps partner on major flood mapping study

    The Utah Geological Survey and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District signed an agreement Feb. 20, 2014, to conduct a comprehensive study of potential flood hazards in Utah’s Wasatch Front and Cache Valley.