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  • November

    Altendorf returns to Sacramento to receive legacy award

    Dr. Christine Altendorf was inducted into the Sacramento District Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees on Oct. 11, 2019 at a dinner and awards ceremony celebrating the District’s 90th anniversary. The award honors former employees who have distinguished themselves for exceptional service rendered to the Sacramento District and the U.S. Army
  • October

    Emergency response teams meet district’s newest flood fight tool

    There is a recurring theme often heard among experts who train others to respond during emergency situations. The adage states, “An emergency is not the time to be trading business cards.” In other words, when the emergency is underway, you’d better already have established contacts you can reach out to and make things happen.Nick Lesourd, natural
  • Annual Highwater Jamboree teaches flood awareness, preparedness

    The 2nd Annual Highwater Jamboree returned to Miller Regional Park in Sacramento on Saturday, Oct. 19, kicking off California Flood Preparedness Week.Co-hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, California Department of Water Resources and the City of Sacramento, , the goal of the Highwater Jamboree is to provide an enjoyable
  • Marysville Ring Levee on track for 2024 completion

    It’s well known that the City of Marysville and its critical infrastructure have experienced extensive and repetitive flooding in the past. That’s why the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners, the California Central Valley Flood Control Board and Marysville Levee District, have been working since 2010 to upgrade the 7.6 miles of levee that
  • September

    Collaboration and persistence bring South Sacramento Habitat Conservation Plan to life

    How do you preserve the Sacramento region’s agriculture, natural resources, endangered species and critical habitat, while still allowing for the necessary growth of area cities and housing? With dogged determination and working together with area agencies for more than 20 years.
  • August

    Workshop fosters communication between tribal, state, and federal agencies

    The Blue Lake workshop on August 13 was the fifth iteration of the Flood Preparedness and Emergency Management Resources Workshop for Tribes set up and run this summer by Sacramento District.
  • July

    Sacramento District’s Hamilton City project combines flood management with ecosystem restoration

    The Hamilton City Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration project is the first of its kind in the nation and earned the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District an American Society of Civil Engineers award for Small Flood Management Project of the Year.Approximately 90 miles north of Sacramento, Hamilton City sits in a low lying
  • May

    UAS adds cutting-edge capabilities for Corps projects

    Adding an Unmanned Aerial System to its arsenal of tools takes Sacramento District's capabilities to new heights
  • Paw It Forward: Puppy raisers and recipients at USACE Sacramento

    Abbi Roman was going in for a CT scan. This procedure, often described as quick and painless, was actually a huge ordeal for Abbi. She has autism and is extremely sensitive to loud noises, such as the hum of a CT scanner.According to the National Autism Association, auditory sensitivity is a common symptom of autism, although it’s difficult to say
  • April

    What type of chaos are you?

    Chaos can strike when safety is ignored.