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  • April

    Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway recognized as Outstanding Water Project

    The American Society of Civil Engineers California Region recognized the Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway project as the state’s Outstanding Water Project for 2016 at an awards ceremony held in Los Angeles last month. The honor specifically highlights construction of the auxiliary spillway’s control structure. The structure, basically a second dam, will complement the functions of Folsom’s existing dam by allowing water to be released earlier and more safely from the reservoir during a high water event.
  • August

    Command Sergeant Major tours Sacramento District

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Command Sergeant Major Antoio S. Jones visited the Sacramento District for the first time August 16-17. Jones’ itinerary included visits to two district-operated reservoirs, Black Butte Lake and Englebright Lake as well as the Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway project. j
  • March

    The Workforce Awakens -- Millennials find their “Pathway” to success

    There is a tremor in the workforce. With a swell of retirement-eligible baby boomers leading the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a new band of heroes face a stiff challenge to quickly transform into future leaders of our nation’s premier public engineering agency. A collection of young professionals born from 1981-1996, millennials hold a cosmic cloud of information at their fingertips and are finding a new “Pathway” to success, designed to make them the most well-trained decision makers the Corps has ever seen.