US Army Corps of Engineers
Sacramento District

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  • September

    A single day of volunteering makes a giant difference

    Day in and day out, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District works to ensure that visitors to our Corps parks and lakes are able to enjoy nature at its best. That means a year-round effort by park rangers and staff to keep these lakes, rivers, recreation areas and campsites free of trash and in working order. Once a year, however, many visitors return to our parks, and some come for the first time, to lend a helping hand in the ongoing effort to maintain public lands.
  • March

    Corps taking safety from reactive to proactive

    If you were invited to visit a Corps worksite and realized once you arrived that your colleagues
  • January

    Isabella Lake DSMP moving forward

    Phase II of the Sacramento District's Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project will get underway this spring, but several other tasks have already been completed ...
  • Students return to school after Northern California wildfires

    Returning to school after winter break took on a new meaning at an elementary school located in one of the heavily fire-damaged communities in Santa Rosa, California. Students at Schaefer Elementary School, located in the Coffey Park community, returned to their school building Jan. 9 after a three-month absence as a result of the October 2017 wildfires that blazed through their community.
  • 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.