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  • 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.
  • 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
  • JFP engineers crush it!

    Construction on the new Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway, also known as the Joint Federal Project, will be wrapping up soon – the project is scheduled for completion by October 2017. But how do those living in the Sacramento region know that the project will withstand the test of time as advertised?
  • March

    New gates for Corps' New Hogan Dam spillway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is in the process of refurbishing three Tainter gates at New Hogan Dam in Valley Springs, California.
  • 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.