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  • June

    Presidio upgrades critical to defense language training mission

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District manages construction on several major projects at the Presidio of Monterey in Monterey, Calif. The program incorporates the latest energy and water conservation technologies in order to operate more efficiently and in a sustainable, environmentally friendly manner. Most recently, the Corps broke ground on a new dining facility March 17, 2014, that is designed to feed up to 1300 personnel over a 90 minute period. The Corps is also constructing a new general instruction building for the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and is renovating the school’s cultural center. Both projects will be completed August 2014.
  • April

    Pine Flat Lake to host wounded veterans, families

    Offering a laidback day of free fishing, food and fun -- wounded veterans and their families are invited to take part in Take a Warrior Fishing May 3, 2014, at Pine Flat Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park near Piedra.
  • March

    Corps completes Monterey groundwater cleanup project ahead of schedule

    The Sacramento District has completed an $18 million groundwater cleanup environmental restoration project at the former Naval Auxiliary Air Station in Monterey, Calif., about 15 years and $4.5 million ahead of schedule.
  • 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.