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  • December

    Maintaining inventory of Corps dams takes year-round effort

    The Corps of Engineers District Operations and Dam Safety Sections are working year-round to ensure the 17 dams they oversee stay safe.
  • October

    Land surveying or reality modeling?

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District land surveying specialists are using modern technology fused together through some very creative “MacGyver-ing” to cut labor costs, improve data quality for numerous engineering disciplines, access otherwise impossible spots and keep surveyors safe from entering potentially dangerous locations.
  • September

    Corps helps return Native American remains

    A team of experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently helped return the remains of two children to their Northern Arapaho tribe. The children had died at Carlisle Indian industrial School in the 1880s and were buried in a cemetery on what is now Carlisle Barracks, in Pennsylvania.
  • Sacramento District helps develop efficient regional-based permitting for the future

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District regulatory team has worked with civic leaders, federal and state agencies, and conservationists to help shape development and ecosystem preservation for perhaps the next 50 years in a huge piece of California’s Central Valley.
  • August

    The “Can-Do Team” of Bryte Yard

    When staff in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District need quick, professional assistance with a task that seems way outside the box, who do they call? Bryte Yard!
  • June

    Simko named Sacramento District Regulator of the Year

    Heidi Simko, a regulatory assistant for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, has been named the 2016 District Regulator of the Year and awarded the Randy Snyder Regulatory Excellence Award. She earned the award for her “outstanding reliability, can-do spirit and unwavering commitment to the team and the regulatory mission throughout the year,” said Mike Jewell, chief of Regulatory Division.
  • Amanda Fuller: Introspective, funny, genuine … lawyer?

    “Sometimes lawyers don’t understand how uncomfortable conflict is for other people,” says Amanda Fuller, deputy district counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District. “The Socratic Method is at the heart of law school – you study in a state of constant questioning. Every sentence you say in law school is open to challenge from the instructor or your colleagues." She admits a fondness for spirited discourse.
  • May

    District, Goshute Tribe and interagency partners work toward flood resiliency in Skull Valley

    If you want to build resistance to floods, you first need a team with a plan. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and interagency partners are building a floodplain management plan with the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe in Utah.
  • April

    Communication, perseverance are keys to project manager’s success in her dream job

    Elvan Childs, a senior civil works project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, says clear and open communication is the key ingredient for successful project management. She cheerfully states that project management is her “dream job”... though it took 24 years and 11 job changes to achieve that dream and come to California.
  • Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway recognized as Outstanding Water Project

    The American Society of Civil Engineers California Region recognized the Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway project as the state’s Outstanding Water Project for 2016 at an awards ceremony held in Los Angeles last month. The honor specifically highlights construction of the auxiliary spillway’s control structure. The structure, basically a second dam, will complement the functions of Folsom’s existing dam by allowing water to be released earlier and more safely from the reservoir during a high water event.

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