U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division

South Pacific Division News

'Milestone' Achieved in Protecting Bay Area from Sea Level Rise

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:20:00 GMT

A long-running effort to protect a flood-prone area of the South San Francisco Bay -- home to millions of people and the world's most profitable companies -- from sea level rise has reached a milestone now that federal funding for the project has been assured.
A levee spanning a tidal marsh in Alviso, Calif. that will be raised as part of flood mitigation efforts to protect the South Bay.

Let the Games begin: National Guard Holds Annual Cardboard Regatta at Cochiti Lake

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 22:52:00 GMT

The NM National Guard recently held their annual Cardboard Regatta. Held at Cochiti Lake for the last four years, this event tested the building and recycling skills of the 12 participating teams. Made only out of cardboard and duct tape, each boat was truly a unique creation.
One of the participants heads back to his boat after planting his team flag on the island during the annual Cardboard Regatta at Cochiti Lake, July 27, 2018.

Tests show Pine Flat Lake algae bloom has subsided

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 05:30:00 GMT

SACRAMENTO, California – The Central Valley Water Board has completed a third round of testing for

Planning Associates group learns about California watersheds

Fri, 03 Aug 2018 22:45:00 GMT

Seven members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Planning Associates program traveled to Los Angeles July 23 to 27 to learn about water resource planning. The program develops emerging leaders in the planning community of practice. In its second year at the South Pacific Division, the Integrated Water Resources Management-Watershed course is an advanced training opportunity in water resources planning. The goal of the program is to broaden planners’ competencies in solving complex water resource challenges and to strengthen their leadership talents.
Gary Lee Moore, Los Angeles city engineer, second from left, talks to students and instructors with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Planning Associates Program about plans for ecosystem restoration along the Los Angeles River during the group's July 25 bus tour of Los Angeles County watersheds.