image - construction at Folsom Dam
  • July

    It Takes a Village at Isabella

    Isabella Lake, California, is the site of the one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ most prominent examples of partnering. Although it has the USACE name on it, this nearly $650 million investment in flood risk reduction for the southern Central Valley is hardly the work of one agency.
  • May

    Safety is a System at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Students employed in various safety and operations capacities throughout several USACE districts learned how to implement a step-by-step process for safety investigations and how this skill was part of the Corps of Engineers Safety and Occupational Health Management System (CE-SOHMS).
  • March

    Flood Control Partnerships for a Safer Sacramento

    In December 1861, as the Civil War raged in the Eastern United States, the young city of Sacramento, California, was fighting its own battle—with raging flood waters. The city’s fight to stay dry continues to the present day, spearheaded by a variety of federal, state, and local agencies.
  • January

    Construction slowed by December rains, but on the bright side …

    Dry conditions in California are traditionally a benefit for construction companies looking to
  • December

    Resident Engineer gives back to veterans with hometown USACE district

    As a student at John F. Kennedy High School in Sacramento, Earl Chow once attended a presentation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District. Intrigued by their mission and projects, Chow decided to pursue a career in civil engineering. Now, he’s the resident engineer for the Department of Veterans Affairs Stockton project with the District.