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  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of more than 32 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s east bank and levees along both sides of Cherokee Canal as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the three Cherokee Canal levee systems in March and April of 2011, […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, have shown a need for Contra Costa County to address important maintenance issues of the levee system along sections of Walnut Creek near Concord and Pacheco. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of the Walnut Creek levees near Clayton Valley Drain and Grayson Creek during […]

  • 27 May 2011

    For the third time in more than a decade, the plan is to dredge a gravel bar that has built up along the Sacramento River. The gravel is onc… By HEATHER HACKING (orovillemr) [mappress] Source: orovillemr, May 27, 2011;  

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Stockton Port annual dredging program for deepening of the port’s five ship berths along the Rough and Ready Island waterfront has been given the green light by the Port Commission. According to the port officials, the Commission on Monday authorized the spending of up to $1.9 million for the dredging program that will begin within the […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released its final Environmental Impact Statement and draft Chief’s Report for the Delta Islands and Levees Feasibility Study for public review and comment. The documents outline the study’s recommended plan to implement ecosystem restoration opportunities within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta through beneficial reuse of dredged material […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, last week awarded a $19.5 million contract to Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure/Inquip Joint Venture of Rocklin to construct levee improvements for the Natomas Basin. Construction work, set to begin in September and continue through the end of 2018, will consist of building a seepage berm and cutoff wall […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of five rural levee systems in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta as unacceptable, and rated maintenance of two additional Delta levee systems as minimally acceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of the Hastings Tract and Cache Slough levee systems during January-February 2012. […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, along with several state and federal regulatory agencies, approved a new program by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation which offers a new option for mitigating unavoidable impacts to California’s aquatic resources, including wetlands. The new program by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, a non-profit organization, […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is inviting the public to an outreach meeting to discuss upcoming American River levee work on top of the Watt Avenue Bridge in Sacramento. The meeting will be held: Thursday, May 23, at Arden-Dimick Public Library, 891 Watt Avenue, 6-8 p.m. Representatives from federal, state and local […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. has won a $20.46 million contract to construct levee improvements for the Natomas Basin. According to USACE Sacramento District, the project, which is set to begin in May and continue through the end of the year, includes construction of a seepage cutoff wall along an 11,000-foot-long stretch of levee between Gateway […]

  • 24 December 2009
    Research & Development

    SACRAMENTO — The effects of global warming will be felt worldwide, scientists say — and Southern California harbors will be hit especially hard by rising seas, according to a published report by the California State Lands Commission… Source:thelog,December 22, 2009; [mappress]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An $824,764 contract for the next phase of improvements for the ring levee surrounding the northern California town of Marysville was awarded to Patterson Taber General Engineering, Inc. of Marysville, California on August 26, 2016. Expected to begin later this year, the next phase of construction is located within the Union Pacific Railroad track diamond […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is scheduled to begin a 30-day public review period Jan. 17, following the release of its final general reevaluation report and environmental impact statement for the Truckee Meadows Flood Control Project. The documents outline the reevaluation’s recommended plan to reduce flood risk in the Reno/Sparks metropolitan area […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District issued a permit through emergency procedures May 4 allowing the California Department of Water Resources to begin construction of a drought barrier at West False River in the California Delta. DWR applied to the Corps for the expedited permit review for the work that seeks to stem […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Accolades continue to roll in for the Middle Harbor Redevelopment at Port of Long Beach (POLB). The redevelopment program, which aims to modernize two shipping terminals, won the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) California Regional Award for Outstanding Construction Project of the Year for the phase one of wharf construction, designed by Moffatt & Nichol. […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    During future storm releases from Folsom Dam’s auxiliary spillway flows will enter the American River at forces and angles like never before. Even after passing a series of engineered water-slowing features, the combined flows could destabilize part of the river’s bank making it vulnerable to erosion. That’s why the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Sacramento District and Central Valley Flood Protection Board will co-host a virtual public meeting June 15 to discuss the draft environmental documents related to proposed erosion work along the lower American River in Sacramento.  The draft supplemental environmental assessment/environmental impact Report for American River Contract 1, which was released for public review on […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has concluded this year’s construction of a setback levee along South River Road in West Sacramento with plans to resume next spring. The construction site will be shut down for the winter and South River Road from Marina Green Drive to Linden Road will continue to be […]

  • 14 April 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released a draft study report recommending restoration of 90 acres of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to its natural tidal marsh state. The proposed project would fill the sunken interior of areas near Antioch, using existing dredge material including stockpiles from dredging at the Port of Stockton. […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded an $8,9 million contract to Pacchiosi Drill U.S.A. of New York for two levee improvement projects near bridges that cross the lower American River in Sacramento. Minimal to no impacts are expected to commuter or recreational traffic on the bridges and nearby trails. The work represents […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded a $20.46 million contract on January 31 to Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. of Fairfield to construct levee improvements for the Natomas Basin. Construction, which is set to begin in May and continue through the end of the year, would build a seepage cutoff wall along an […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host a series of public scoping meetings discussing the feasibility of ecosystem restoration in Northern California’s Yuba River watershed in late October and early November. These meetings will present an outline of the study’s purpose, a tentative schedule and provide the first opportunity for public interaction […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated the levee system surrounding the City of Woodland as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the levee system beginning in December 2012. Initial findings were provided in June 2013 for review to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Reclamation District 2035, […]

  • 4 August 2013

    Corps Awards Contract for Deepwater Channels Dredging (USA) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels. Tetra Tech Wins Environmental Management Contract for Miami Harbor Expansion (USA) Tetra Tech, Inc. […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Brazil’s water-related challenges are similar to those in present-day California, but the South American nation’s approach to flood risk management is more similar to the approach used by the U.S. in the early part of the 20th century. In an effort to fast-forward Brazil’s flood risk planning, a team of engineers from Brazil’s Agência Nacional […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Valley Flood Protection Board yesterday adopted the 2017 update to the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP). Developed in partnership with the Department of Water Resources (DWR), the update incorporates the latest information and science to improve flood risk management throughout California’s Central Valley, which includes the Sacramento and San Joaquin River basins. […]