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  • 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.
  • March

    J Talkers speak up

    J Talkers have been meeting at least twice a month to become better communicators and leaders in order to achieve personal and professional goals as unique as their backgrounds.
  • Should I go with the flow?: New educational game simulates water management challenges

    It’s beginning to drizzle. Heavy rains are expected within the hour. The lake and rivers continue to rise. At what point would you open the gates and let water flow? That's the challenge presented in a new educational game produced by the State of Nevada Department of Water Resources in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District.
  • February

    Employee Spotlight: Patricia Fontanet

    Please introduce yourself:My name, Patricia, is actually pronounced in Spanish (pah-tree-see-ah). I
  • January

    Sacramento District regulator heading to D.C.

    Mary Pakenham-Walsh, a senior project manager and member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District regulatory team, has garnered a front-row seat to observe Corps processes in action in Washington, D.C. from February through June 2017.