US Army Corps of Engineers
South Pacific Division

  • August

    USACE South Pacific Division and FEMA Region IX work to reduce flood risk

    South Pacific Division Commander Colonel Mike Wehr and FEMA Region IX Administrator Nancy Ward met Monday, August 8, to discuss progress and collaboration working with the states of California and Nevada to inventory levee conditions, and modernize floodplain maps and data bases.
  • July

    Air Force Director for Engineering and Environment Meets USACE South Pacific Division Team

    SAN FRANCISCO -- U.S. Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment (AFCEE) Director Terry Edwards visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division Headquarters July 18 to discuss Air Force priorities with the team that oversees military construction execution at 11 Air Force bases in Arizona, California, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and New Mexico.
  • Firefighters Bed Down at Corps’ Campground

    As of July 11, the Las Conchas fire continues to burn and has scarred nearly 150,000 acres of Santa Fe National Forest in Sandoval, Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties in northern New Mexico and has caused eight injuries.
  • May

    New boat ramp opens at Corps' Black Butte Lake

    BLACK BUTTE LAKE, Calif. - A new boat ramp at Black Butte Lake is open for business, just in time for the summer recreation season. The ramp officially opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 18 at the lake.
  • April

    Corps' first multi-benefit project moves forward at Hamilton City

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 25, 2011) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is moving forward on a first-of-a-kind project in Hamilton City, Calif. Slated to begin summer 2012, the Hamilton City Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration project focuses on measures that produce both flood risk reduction and ecosystem restoration benefits under the first successful application of Planning Civil Works Projects under the Environmental Operating Principles (EC 1105-2-404.) This Corps environmental sustainability guideline states projects should be formulated for multiple purposes whenever possible, subject to budgetary constraints.