USACE to remove driftwood at Isabella Dam by controlled burn
3/13/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District plans to conduct a controlled burn of driftwood at Isabella Dam tomorrow, March 14, starting at 8 a.m. Crews will fully extinguish the fire and any...
Investing in employee safety should pay dividends
3/8/2024
Col. Chad Caldwell accepts that the business of building and operating massive infrastructure projects is inherently hazardous. He doesn’t accept that all work-related injuries are inevitable.With a...
USACE Shows Commitment to Environmental Sustainability in Stockton
3/8/2024 UPDATED
Before leadership in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gives the go-ahead on any of the Sacramento District’s multimillion-dollar projects, they ensure that the district has taken proper steps to...
Elderberry Shrub Relocation Contract Awarded for Lower San Joaquin River Project
2/5/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has awarded its first contract for the Lower San Joaquin River Tenmile Slough Levee (TS30L) Project, enabling the agency to relocate elderberry...
USACE begins demolition at future Lake Isabella visitor center site
2/2/2024
Demolition of the former Bank of America building, located at 6212 Lake Isabella Boulevard in Lake Isabella, is now underway.The building must be removed so the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can begin...
USACE to host information meeting January 31 on Former Titan 1-A FUDS project
1/18/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is hosting an informational public meeting to provide an update on environmental restoration activities to address contamination at the former...
USACE approves request to temporarily reduce Isabella Dam flows
12/18/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has approved a request from Isabella Partners to reduce Isabella Dam water releases following a review and analysis by the USACE Sacramento District.Isabella...
Wave of Construction Kicks Off at Folsom Dam
11/22/2023 UPDATED
Folsom Dam is not just one structure; it’s made up of a main dam, two wing dams (left and right), the Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam, and the eight dikes. Dike 8 was the first of all this infrastructure...
Dike 1 near Folsom Lake closed until January
11/9/2023 UPDATED
Due to construction associated with the Folsom Dam Raise Project, vehicle access to the North Granite Bay areas including Beeks Bight, Dotons Point and Oak Beach will be closed at Folsom Dam Dike 1...
Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day
11/8/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11.The waiver covers...
USACE fishes for data to help save Green Sturgeon
10/30/2023
As cool Autumn air flows along the winding Sacramento River, thousands of sleek and graceful North American green sturgeons swim along the riverbed after spawning upriver last spring. Amongst those...
USACE to host career fair October 27 in Sacramento
10/26/2023 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will be hosting a career fair at McClellan Park on Friday, October 27, to share job opportunities and help prospective applicants navigate the...
Englebright Lake camping reservations change to online-only Jan 1
10/10/2023
Beginning Jan. 1, 2024, camping at Englebright Lake will only be available with a reservation made through www.recreation.gov.Once the change occurs, campsite reservations may be made up to 24 hours...
USACE installs temporary pumps to alleviate seepage at Isabella Lake
10/6/2023 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a contract for the installation of a temporary pump system at Isabella Dam in Lake Isabella, California, on Sept. 28, 2023, to increase the...
USACE begins improvements to Folsom Dam Dikes 1-6
9/22/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has begun site preparation at Folsom Dam Dike 1 in Granite Bay, California, so contractors can raise the site up to 3.5 feet as part of the Folsom...
USACE issues permit authorizing California wildfire mitigation activities in waters of the United States
8/30/2023 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued Regional General Permit (RGP) 10, authorizing activities associated with wildfire mitigation that may involve discharge of dredged or fill material into...
Restoration Advisory Board approved for Titan 1-A FUDS project
7/26/2023 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District Commander has approved the establishment of a Restoration Advisory Board related to environmental restoration activities at the Former Beale AFB...
USACE lowers Isabella Dam risk rating, lifts operating restrictions
7/20/2023 UPDATED
Operators at Isabella Dam can once again allow the lake to reach full capacity after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers updated the dam’s risk level from “highest urgency and risk” to “low urgency”...
Pine Flat Dam spillway expected to release water within days
6/29/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to use the gated service spillway at Pine Flat Dam within the next seven days as temperatures rise along the Sierra Nevada, increasing snowmelt runoff that...
USACE to pause Isabella Dam water releases for routine inspection
6/26/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will pause water releases from Isabella Dam’s outlet works on June 27 to conduct a routine inspection of the conduit at the base of the dam...