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Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Michael Connor joined the Sacramento District, California Department of Water Resources, Ecosystem Investment Partners and others for a ground breaking even in Dixon, CA. The event was held to...
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. – As Lt. Col. Patrick Stevens and Alamogordo Mayor Susan Payne cut the ribbon to officially mark the completion of Phase 8 of the McKinley Channel Flood Control Project, June 8, 2022, USACE-Albuquerque District project manager Brian...
San Francisco District, recently awarded an $8,487,500 contract to McCullough Construction, Inc., for the Dry Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project near Healdsburg in Sonoma County. The total Dry Creek project is a joint partnership between...
Eric Bush, center, chief of the Planning and Policy Division for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, asks questions during a July 6 briefing with Priyanka Wadhawan, second from right, Los Angeles System Restoration project manager with the...

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  • May

    Corps completes final inspection of LA-area hospital COVID-19 additions

    LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District led a final inspection of work April 22 at Mission Community Hospital in Panorama City, California, as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s support to California in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • April

    The ‘Not So Mad’ USACE Hatter

    Twenty-three-year-old U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee Alexander Harper wouldn’t call himself a “Mad Hatter” but did admit to being “… just a little mad” when describing himself as a self-taught milliner.
  • VIDEO Prado Basin Ecosystem Restoration, Chief's Report

    On April 22, Earth Day, Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the 55th Chief of Engineers, signed a Chief’s Report, which recommends a multi-year, multi section plan to tackle loss and/or degradation of aquatic, riparian woodland and floodplain habitats along the Santa Ana River due to numerous issue the waterway has experienced since the 1940s.
  • Oceanside Harbor navigational dredging underway

    Oceanside Harbor navigational dredging is an annual project conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District to maintain the federal channel within the harbor at its authorized depth and to provide safe navigation for the recreational, commercial and military vessels that use the channel.
  • March

    LA District leaders tour Painted Rock Dam project

    Col. Julie Balten, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, and David Van Dorpe, deputy district engineer for the LA District, toured the Painted Rock Dam, a flood risk-reduction project, located on the Gila River in Maricopa County March 24 near Gila Bend.
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  • Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season

    Warmer weather is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and thoughtful activities in and around the water.
  • Avenue 146 still closed at Success Lake

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is continuing construction
  • Chief of Engineers signs report recommending ecosystem restoration in Prado Basin

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ top general signed a report April 22 – on Earth Day – recommending a plan to restore more than 600 acres of valuable riparian habitat within the largest riparian forest in Southern California. Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the Corps’ commanding general and 55th U.S. Army chief of engineers, signed the Chief of Engineer’s Report for the Prado Basin Ecosystem Restoration and Water Conservation Feasibility Study at the Corps’ headquarters in Washington, D.C. The project is headed by the Corps’ Los Angeles District, in partnership with the Orange County Water District.