Sacramento District News Releases

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  • $3 million Yuba River ecosystem restoration feasibility study begins

    A federal cost-sharing agreement has been approved between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Yuba County Water Agency, the non-federal partner, for a $3 million Yuba River ecosystem restoration feasibility study.
  • H Street levee access remains closed

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is wrapping up levee construction across Sacramento's H Street Bridge and will need to maintain the temporary detours around the construction areas until project completion expected in September.
  • Sacramento District sends help for Texas flood recovery

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has flown three reservoir operations specialists to assist the Corp’s Southwestern Division with their round-the-clock response to recent flooding in Texas.
  • Final American River levee seepage cutoff wall underway

    It's the end of an era for American River levee work as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors began installing the last stretch of seepage cutoff wall at the Natomas East Main Drainage Canal in north Sacramento this week.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold job fair May 27 to fill more than 200 vacancies

    With more than 200 job vacancies to fill in the coming months, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a job fair in downtown Sacramento May 27 to share the opportunities and help prospective applicants navigate the application process.
  • Nighttime lane closures for H Street Bridge set for May 19-20

    Traffic on Sacramento's H Street Bridge will be reduced to one lane in each direction May 19 and 20, from around 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is finalizing levee work at the bridge's western end, where crews will be conducting minor excavation and concrete work during the lighter traffic hours.
  • Exchange your old life jacket at Corps parks

    Visit any U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District recreation park May 16 to exchange your old or damaged life jacket for a new Coast Guard-approved one.
  • Corps to stabilize American River bank from new flows

    During future storm releases from Folsom Dam's auxiliary spillway flows will enter the American River at forces and angles like never before. Even after passing a series of engineered water-slowing features, the combined flows could destabilize part of the river's bank making it vulnerable to erosion.
  • Corps issues emergency permit for DWR California Delta drought barrier

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District issued a permit through emergency procedures May 4 allowing the California Department of Water Resources to begin construction of a drought barrier at West False River in the California Delta.
  • Black Butte Lake is ready for you!

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s Black Butte Lake near Orland has plenty of water and everything is open and ready for the spring and summer recreation season.