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  • April

    Natomas levee improvements hit high gear

    With the Sacramento River to its west, and the American River to the south, the Natomas Basin sits at the confluence of two major waterways. Streams, creeks and tributaries mark the northern and eastern boundary. Water surrounds the basin’s perimeter. Levees help keep flowing waters in their channels and out of growing neighborhoods, where approximately 100,000 people live, but a breach to any section of the 42 miles of levee surrounding Natomas could be catastrophic.
  • May

    Renovations begin for MOTCO fire station

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has begun renovating a fire station at Military Ocean Terminal Concord near Concord as part of a larger plan to modernize the installation by 2020.
  • December

    Sacramento levee fixes: A year of progress

    Sacramento is among the most at-risk cities in America for catastrophic flooding. An aging system of dams, weirs, bypasses and levees work together to reduce flood risk for the city. But that system, just like a chain, is only as strong as its weakest link, and needs comprehensive modernization.
  • September

    Inside the construction of Folsom Dam’s second dam

    In California’s Sacramento Valley, residents are watching Folsom Dam's new auxiliary spillway project transform from rock and dirt into a massive, life-saving flood risk reduction project.
  • August

    Decade of work to reduce flood risk nearly complete in Napa

    More than a decade of work to reduce flood risk in Napa, Calif., is nearly complete as the Sacramento District prepares to build the project’s last phase: a bypass for the Napa River.