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  • December

    In-house design helps transform California military post

    Since 2008, the Sacramento District has all but transformed the Presidio of Monterey, recently overseeing construction on three general instruction buildings for the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. At the close of 2012, construction continues on yet another general instruction building and design for new facilities is nearing completion.
  • November

    Corps identifies selected Isabella Lake Dam modernization plan

    It was also in March of 1953 that the new Isabella Lake main and auxiliary dams were completed after five years of construction, and began serving Kern County and the surrounding cities with flood risk management, irrigation and hydroelectric use. Nearly 60 years later, they continue to serve those purposes, having helped prevent flooding in downstream communities at least 18 times. But today, Isabella Lake’s dams need an upgrade. A Corps-wide survey of its dams in 2005 put Isabella Lake Dam near the top of its list of highest at-risk dams. The Corps identified significant hydrologic, seismic and seepage issues.
  • October

    District Assesses Dams for Risk Management, Safety

    In 2005, the Corps overhauled how it looks at dams from a solely standards-based approach to a dam safety portfolio risk management approach, according to Suzi Hess-Brittelle, geologist and the District’s dam safety program manager.
  • August

    17 Central Valley levee systems lose eligibility for federal rehab assistance

    A total of 17 levee systems in or near Sacramento, Stockton, Chester, Knights Landing and Gustine are now ineligible for federal rehabilitation assistance after a temporary agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the state of California extending eligibility for deficient levees expired in June.
  • Black Butte Lake staff recognized for youth conservation education

    Black Butte Lake leadership and staff have been recognized for “continually going above and beyond” in supporting local programs that teach youth the value of protecting natural resources.
  • Sacramento District wraps up vital Napa River ARRA construction contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District would like to change that history, as it will wrap up construction Aug. 3, 2012 on a significant effort in downtown Napa to raise 3,300 feet of railroad tracks as much as six feet and construct two new bridges to help reduce the city's flood risk.
  • July

    Sacramento District wraps up vital Napa River ARRA construction contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will wrap up construction Aug. 3 on a significant effort in downtown Napa to raise 3,300 feet of railroad tracks as much as six feet and construct two new bridges to help reduce the city’s flood risk.
  • June

    Environmental clean-up at Walker Lake, Nevada

    Hawthorne Army Depot, the Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, the Army Environmental Command and contractors have partnered together to perform a partial cleanup operation at the south end of Walker Lake.
  • Corps engineer takes work with him on African vacation

    Lions, zebras, giraffes and… reservoirs? Not the typical vacation itinerary, but for one engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, that's exactly what his trip to Africa will cover. For Brian Poole, the assistant resident engineer at the Corps' Sacramento District Valley Resident Office, taking work with him on vacation is actually a plus
  • April

    Sacramento District breaks ground on Fort Hunter Liggett solar array

    FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. -- Representatives from the Department of the Army, U.S. Rep. Sam Farr's district office, Fort Hunter Liggett and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District broke ground a one-megawatt solar array in a ceremony here April 8.

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