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  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     Eddy Pump Corporation, a California based dredge equipment and pump manufacturer, has just released this very interesting video about a real-time mercury separation and environmental dredge cleanup in Sacramento, California.  According to Eddy Pump, this advanced dredge project used a live positioning system for super-accurate dredging. Kevin Tweed, Marine Bay Services, said that “the […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Sacramento District, awarded a $5.5 million contract to Power Engineering Construction Company on July 27 to repair and maintain operational capability at Pier 3 of the Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO). The project will allow MOTCO to meet its mission safely and efficiently by sustaining Pier 3 operations until modernization of the main […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of the Brannan-Andrus levee system near Isleton as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the levee system Jan. 17-31, 2011. Initial findings were provided Dec. 9, 2011 for review to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board, the Brannan-Andrus Levee Maintenance […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District found that 33 miles of levees near Chico and Gerber do not meet Corps operation and maintenance standards. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of nine levee systems on Mud, Sycamore and Dry Creeks near Chico in December 2010 and Elder Creek near Gerber […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded $6.2 million to Newland Entities Inc. of Marysville, California, on July 28, 2015, to begin levee construction this summer on the Hamilton City Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration project. The project, located approximately 10 miles west of Chico, is the first in the nation to […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ahtna Design-Build Inc., from West Sacramento, California, has signed a $6.7 million firm-fixed-price contract for the redistribution of dredged material. The scheme includes redistribution of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of previously placed dredged materials within the project limits, creation of a 3- to 5-acre marsh, creation of bird islands and ditch blocks, degradation of the east […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) yesterday announced the selection of 24 projects to receive funding from its Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Prop. 1) Restoration Grant Programs. The awards, totaling $27.8 million, were made under CDFW’s 2018 Prop. 1 Restoration Grant Programs Resiliency, Recovery and Response Proposal Solicitation […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Lurking below Central Valley waters lies a hidden enemy for California’s waterborne commerce, requiring annual assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District to keep it at bay. Roving piles of sand, or shoals, collect along channel bottoms and wreak havoc for barge pilots trying to make their way in and out of […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite signed the Chief’s Report last week, which sends the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration project to Congress for authorization, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District reports.  “A lot of hard work and dedication has gone into this effort to restore the natural habitat along one of California’s […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and the state of California’s Department of Water Resources are promoting California Flood Preparedness Week, October 20-25, by releasing two video products to improve Californians’ awareness and preparedness for flooding.       Here are regionally tailored links to ‘Where Flood Waters Flow’ videos: Northern/Central California video […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, has awarded a $12,560,131 contract to Nordic Industries Inc. of Olivehurst to build the oxbow bypass project in Napa. Nordic Industries’ was the best value out of four submittals received Nov. 20 in response to a request for proposals. Flood walls will be built under the contract […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Natomas levees are eligible for federal rehabilitation assistance again after levee managers for Reclamation District No. 1000 fixed the most serious items identified in a recent levee inspection and the Corps approved a letter of intent to deal with remaining encroachments and vegetation issues over time. A letter of intent is the first step of […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of two levee systems along Butte Creek south of Chico unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspection of the levee systems Feb. 14 – March 1, 2011. Initial findings were provided Feb. 10, 2012 for review to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board […]

  • 11 December 2012

    After two full years of construction, phase one of the Marysville Ring Levee Project has drawn to a close with 4,600 linear feet of deep-soil-mixed cutoff wall installed – the first milestone in a four-phase project to reduce Marysville’s flood risk. “All major structural improvements for this stretch of levee are complete,” said Mark Ellis, […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of four Kings River levee systems as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of four systems along the Kings River in rural Fresno and Kings counties during January-February 2012. The Kings River Conservation District, which maintains the levee systems, was invited to […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of two Putah Creek levee systems near Davis as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of the two systems between Dec. 12, 2011 and Jan. 12, 2012. The California Department of Water Resources, which maintains both levee systems, was invited to accompany […]

  • 10 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host a public meeting July 22 at the Sutter County Veteran’s Hall in Yuba City to outline and accept comments on its draft feasibility report and environmental document for the Sutter Basin Pilot Feasibility Study. The Corps is conducting the feasibility study in partnership with its […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The public comment period has been extended two weeks for the permit application from California Department of Water Resources (DWR) regarding their proposal to erect three temporary drought barriers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Originally set to close today, the comment period is now open through April 29. DWR proposes to place temporary barriers […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of two levee systems near Clear Lake minimally acceptable and gave an unacceptable maintenance rating to four Clear Lake levee systems. The levee systems are maintained by Lake County Watershed Protection District and the California Department of Water Resources. The Sacramento District conducted […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of 10 levee systems in rural Merced and Madera counties unacceptable, and gave a minimally acceptable maintenance rating to one additional Merced County levee system. The Sacramento District conducted routine inspection of the 11 levee systems between March 2011 and September 2012. Final […]

  • 27 August 2012

    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. The Corps informed the California Central Valley Flood […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing commitment to restore Delta ecosystems and habitat, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently took a significant step in launching a 3,000-acre multi-benefit tidal wetlands restoration project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. At the end of 2018, DWR entered into a partnership with Ecosystem Investment Partners (EIP), a private company […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water Resources’ project to dismantle an emergency drought barrier that has spanned West False River between Jersey and Bradford islands since June is well underway. The barrier was erected to block salt water from pushing into the central Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta from San Francisco Bay. The Delta’s water is used by 25 million Californians, […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District yesterday released the draft Orestimba Creek flood risk management feasibility study and environmental assessment/initial statement for review and public comment. The comment period will remain open until Feb. 7, in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The report tentatively identifies a plan to build more than […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the Department of Water Resources (DWR), construction of a temporary emergency drought barrier at West False River in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is its nearing completion. The barrier now spans the approximately 750-foot-wide river between Jersey and Bradford islands and blocks salt water that tidal action attempts to push eastward from San Francisco Bay […]