Around the South Pacific Division

Emergency Spillway total common and rock excavation is 98% complete, the Labyrinth Weir is 98% complete and the target for completion is November 2022.
John Martin park ranger Holly Garnett and volunteers celebrate creating a path through tamarisk, an invasive species, to the Purgatoire River at the Black Bridge Recreation Area during the National Public Lands Day event there, Sept. 24, 2022.
On Oct. 13, 2022, Lt. Col. Kevin Arnett participated in a press conference led by Cong. Jared Huffman at the Marin Yacht Club in San Rafael to celebrate the ongoing dredge work on San Rafael Creek.
Albuquerque District Hydrology and Hydraulic Branch Chief Stephen Scissions assists Cline Cannon with registration during the American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference Oct. 7 at the Palm Springs Convention Center in...

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  • 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.
  • Corps completes final inspection of Beverly Community Hospital COVID-19 additions

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers led a final inspection of work March 19 at Beverly Community Hospital as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s support to California in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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  • Visitors to Cochiti Lake must have reservations this Memorial Day weekend

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District has announced that all visitors to Cochiti Lake this Memorial Day weekend must have reservations made at least 24 hours in advance of their visit to the lake. Visitors without reservations will be turned away at the gate. Visitors can make reservations at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
  • USACE awards $10.8 million contract to complete Hamilton City levee improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $10.8 million construction contract to James Fisher Jr. Excavating of Willows on May 14 to complete levee improvements in Hamilton City.
  • 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.