US Army Corps of Engineers
Sacramento District

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  • 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.
  • November

    Ship channel dredging helps economy, endangered butterflies

    Lurking below Central Valley waters lays a hidden enemy for California's waterborne commerce, requiring annual assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District to keep it at bay.
  • October

    Sutter Basin study nears final Corps approval

    The Sacramento District’s Sutter Basin Pilot Feasibility Study hit its stride under the Corps’ new, faster planning process. Now it's ready for its final review after being approved Oct. 22 by the Corps’ civil works review board.
  • Right places, right times routed Bass on a Forrest Gump career with Corps

    Lee Bass smiles about a 40-year career that included a number of noteworthy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects that helped make people safer – even though he passed up an offer to work alongside the founding father of Wal-Mart.
  • September

    Central Valley Flood Protection Board visits Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway

    Central Valley Flood Protection Board members visited the Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway construction site Sept. 27 to receive a project update from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.