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  • Corps awards $6.6 million contract for deep-water channel dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31, 2013 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels.
  • Work resumes tonight on Folsom spillway after morning traffic incident

    Work on the Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway project is set to resume after a vehicle plunged into the construction site, stopping work July 30, 2013.
  • Corps seeks public comment on Las Vegas Wash environmental review

    The Sacramento District is evaluating a permit application from the Clark County Department of Public Works to construct the Las Vegas Wash - Sloan Channel to Bonanza Avenue project in Las Vegas.
  • Corps finds no evidence of damage at Isabella Lake Dam following nearby earthquake

    Inspections of Isabella Lake Dam have found no evidence of damage or increased likelihood of dam failure following a 4.3-magnitude earthquake that hit July 24 at 9:46 a.m. approximately 20 miles southeast of the dam.
  • Corps upgrades Natomas levee maintenance rating

    Natomas levees are eligible for federal rehabilitation assistance again after levee managers for Reclamation District No. 1000 fixed the most serious items identified in a recent levee inspection and the Corps approved a letter of intent to deal with remaining encroachments and vegetation issues over time.
  • District to hold meetings about Martis Creek Lake and Dam master plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host public meetings July 29 and July 30 seeking input to update Martis Creek Lake and Dam’s master plan, which guides the management of natural and cultural resources and development of recreation-related facilities in and around the Corps-managed reservoir near Truckee.
  • Sacramento District changes command

    Colonel William J. Leady relinquished command of the Sacramento District to Col. Michael J. Farrell in a ceremony at the Masonic Temple in Sacramento, Calif., July 10, 2013. Farrell is the district’s 31st commander since its inception in 1929.
  • Corps to outline Sutter Basin feasibility study at public meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a public meeting July 22 at the Sutter County Veteran’s Hall in Yuba City to outline and accept comments on its draft feasibility report and environmental document for the Sutter Basin Pilot Feasibility Study.
  • Enjoy the water safely, wear life jackets

    “Life jackets should be your family’s closest companions as you enjoy the water this Fourth of July weekend,” said Jonathan Friedman, senior district ranger, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District.
  • Corps releases inspection ratings for seven Delta levee systems

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of five rural levee systems in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta as unacceptable, and rated maintenance of two additional Delta levee systems as minimally acceptable.