Sacramento District News Releases

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  • Sutter Basin Pilot Feasibility Study draft document now available for public review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released the draft feasibility report and environmental impact report/supplemental environmental impact statement for the Sutter Basin Pilot Feasibility Study for public review on June 14, officially opening the 45-day public comment period.
  • Public meeting set for levee work in north Sacramento

    The public is invited to an outreach meeting to discuss upcoming American River levee work in north Sacramento, near the Natomas East Main Drainage Canal.
  • Public meeting set for Carmichael levee work

    The public is invited to an outreach meeting to discuss upcoming American River levee work near the William B. Pond recreation area in Carmichael, Calif.
  • Corps, community gather to celebrate 50 years of Black Butte Lake Dam

    Celebrating 50 years of solid service, Corps and community leaders will gather July 19 to commemorate the 1963 opening of Black Butte Dam, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District project near Orland.
  • Corps maintains higher water storage capacity at Success Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District announced June 10 it will maintain the operating restriction at Success Dam implemented in 2012. The restriction allows water storage up to 65,000 acre-feet or approximately 75 percent of the maximum capacity of the reservoir behind Success Dam. Ultimately, this could mean more water for local users during high-water months.
  • Stimulus-funded Marysville Ring Levee phase one completed

    Phase one of the Stimulus-funded Marysville Ring Levee Project has been completed. The project is a partnership between the Sacramento District, the Central Valley Flood Protection Board and Marysville Levee District.
  • Public meeting set for levee work at River Park sump station

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is inviting the public to an outreach meeting to discuss upcoming American River levee work at a city sump station near the River Park neighborhood.
  • Corps offers tips on avoiding and treating swimmer’s itch

    Warning signs are being posted at New Hogan Lake with a seasonal recurrence of swimmer’s itch reported by two visitors to the lake today. Visitors are cautioned to avoid swimming where warning signs are posted, and to heed guidance from the Centers for Disease Control to towel dry and shower immediately after swimming, and avoid feeding birds at the lake.
  • Furlough notification letters issued to nearly 300 Corps employees

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District began issuing furlough notification letters May 31 to 301 of its nearly 1,100 civilian employees located in Central and Northern California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah.
  • Corps releases inspection ratings for Cherokee Canal, east Sacramento River levees

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of more than 32 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s east bank and levees along both sides of Cherokee Canal as unacceptable.