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  • Corps releases inspection ratings for Putah Creek levees near Davis

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of two Putah Creek levee systems near Davis as unacceptable.
  • Corps’ dam safety mission highlighted on Dam Safety Awareness Day

    More than 2,200 people died in Johnstown, Pa., May 31, 1889, when the South Fork Dam failed nine miles upstream of the town. “On National Dam Safety Awareness Day, May 31, we are called to remember both the benefits of dams and the risks associated with potential dam incidents and failures,” said Col. Bill Leady, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District.
  • Truckee Meadows flood study draft documents now available for public review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released the draft general re-evaluation report and draft environmental impact statement for the Truckee Meadows flood control project for public review May 24, officially opening the 45-day public comment period.
  • Recreation survey at Isabella Lake to begin Memorial Day weekend

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $98,182 contract May 16 to Gulf South Research Corporation of Baton Rouge, La., to conduct user surveys and collect visitor information at recreation sites around Isabella Lake beginning Memorial Day weekend and lasting throughout the summer recreation season.
  • Lakeview Trail at Eastman Lake re-opens

    Bittersweet news from Eastman Lake – a popular hiking trail re-opens to public earlier than expected, as a long-familiar eagle pair did not successfully fledge offspring this year.
  • Corps to host public meeting for Placer Vineyards project

    he U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a public meeting May 30, 2013, to discuss the draft environmental review for the Placer Vineyards Specific Plan.
  • Public meeting set for levee work at Watt Avenue bridge

    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 the Watt Avenue bridge in Sacramento. The meeting will be held: Thursday, May 23 at Arden-Dimick Public Library; 891 Watt Avenue, 6-8 p.m.
  • Orland sports club partners with Corps for first-class fun

    An Orland sports club has partnered with the Sacramento District park at Black Butte Lake to offer a first-class disc golf course for northern California.
  • Life jacket trade-in at Corps parks

    Bring your old, tired, mustard-stained life jacket to a participating U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District park May 24 and we’ll give you a fresh, new U.S. Coast Guard-approved type III life jacket in return – courtesy of the California Department of Boating and Waterways.
  • Kids to Parks Day celebration at Martis Creek Lake

    Camping season has begun at Martis Creek Lake and National Kids to Parks Day, May 18, is a perfect day to celebrate at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District park near Truckee, Calif.