US Army Corps of Engineers
Sacramento District

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  • February

    Negotiating a win-win-win

    Many of those in business negotiate deals; if each side gets what it wants, it is considered a ‘win-win’. However, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mendocino County, the California Office of Emergency Services, and survivors from last year’s devastating wildfires can consider the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s recent action a “win-win-win.”
  • January

    Who are you going to call?

    The iconic theme song from the 1984 movie Ghostbusters asks the question, "Who you gonna call?" and although the team from the movie may prove best for that fictional situation, when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made a call last year for help, it was to another federal partner -- the Bureau of Reclamation.
  • Heart of a volunteer

    Deb Lewis, an environmental manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, recently returned from helping people whose homes were destroyed by October 2017 wildfires in northern California’s Wine Country. Just days before the wildfires, Lewis was in Houston as part of the Corps’ Hurricane Harvey recovery team.
  • Corps meets with residents in Mendocino County

    Federal, state, and county officials continue to reach out to residents two and a half months after wildfires blazed through four counties in Northern California in an effort to ensure their questions, concerns and issues are heard and, when possible, resolved.
  • October

    Land surveying or reality modeling?

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District land surveying specialists are using modern technology fused together through some very creative “MacGyver-ing” to cut labor costs, improve data quality for numerous engineering disciplines, access otherwise impossible spots and keep surveyors safe from entering potentially dangerous locations.