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  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to quicken the pace of habitat restoration in California’s biggest estuary, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has invited private companies, non-profit groups and individuals to submit proposals to create wetlands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. These projects will advance California EcoRestore, a program to fulfill Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s direction […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federally-required inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District have shown a need for Salt Lake County, Utah, to address important maintenance issues of the levee systems along the 12-mile Surplus Canal. The canal, which was upgraded by the Corps in 1960, drains Jordan River water into the Great Salt Lake. The Sacramento […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host a public scoping meeting at Woodland Community Center today to discuss the Lower Cache Creek flood risk management study. This study follows previous efforts in the region to implement flood risk reduction measures along Lower Cache Creek. A tentatively selected plan was identified and released in […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host a public meeting on April 10 in Marysville to discuss construction plans for Phases 2B and 3 of the Marysville Ring Levee project. USACE reported that the open-house meeting will provide an overview explanation of the project’s status and supplemental environmental documents, which are based […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released the draft general re-evaluation report and draft environmental impact statement for the Truckee Meadows flood control project for public review, officially opening the 45-day public comment period. The proposed project would implement flood risk management features to reduce flood damage in the Truckee Meadows reach along […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, has expanded its series of public scoping meetings discussing the feasibility of ecosystem restoration in Northern California’s Yuba River watershed. The meetings will present an outline of the study’s purpose, a tentative schedule and provide the first opportunity for public interaction with the project team. The Corps […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is inviting the public to an outreach meeting to discuss upcoming American River levee work near the William B. Pond recreation area in Carmichael, Calif. The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 20, at American River Parkway Foundation Office, 5700 Arden Way, Carmichael, CA. Representatives from […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has completed dismantling an emergency drought barrier that spanned West False River between Jersey and Bradford islands. The barrier was erected in May and June to prevent saltwater from pushing with the tides into the central Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta from San Francisco Bay. It was an essential part of DWR’s […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee and Chair of the joint House-Senate Conference Committee, released a summary of the benefits for California in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report. The final agreement provides critical flood protection, restores important ecosystems, and maintains ports and navigation routes […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers crews are making great progress on levee improvements in the lower Natomas Basin. Their new commander Col. James Handura took a closer look recently at the work being done at two sites. “Col. Handura toured our seepage cutoff wall construction along Steelhead Creek, east of Northgate Blvd, and along […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    An inspection by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of the Knights Landing levee system as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the Knights Landing/Yolo Bypass levee system during January-February 2012. Yolo County, the California Department of Water Resources and the Knights Landing Ridge Drainage District, which maintain […]

  • 5 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, released its final general re-evaluation report and environmental impact statement for the Berryessa Creek project for public review and comment. The document outlines the study’s recommended plan to reduce flood risk from Berryessa Creek which would build new flood walls and box culverts and widen the channel […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a temporary emergency drought barrier at West False River in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is nearing completion about two weeks sooner than anticipated, according to the Department of Water Resources (DWR). 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 […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has extended the public comment period for the draft Martis Creek master plan update and accompanying environmental assessment by two weeks, meaning comments can now be submitted for consideration until January 3, 2015. The master plan, which guides the management of natural and cultural resources and development […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released the draft feasibility report and environmental impact report/supplemental environmental impact statement for the Sutter Basin Pilot Feasibility Study for public review, officially opening the 45-day public comment period. The feasibility study is being conducted by the Corps in partnership with its non-federal cost-sharing partners, California’s Central […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with a Gold Award from the AVA Digital Awards competition for the “Dig This: 2012 Dredging Along the Texas Coast” video. The four-minute video infographic, created to educate the public about the importance of keeping waterways open for navigation, the economic impact […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $2.1 million in grants to protect and restore wetlands and streams across California. “Healthy wetlands and streams are key to the vitality of California communities and its economy,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “These projects help to better understand and protect these important resources.” Napa County […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, recently began construction on the next phase of work to improve the 7.6 miles of levee that surrounds Marysville. Part of the bigger Marysville Ring Levee project, construction on Phase 2A South, which runs along Biz Johnson Drive south of the 5th Street bridge, started April 16. […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a small but necessary section of the Marysville Ring Levee is underway and should be completed by mid-August 2017, maintaining momentum on the project to lessen flood risk in the northern California town of Marysville, USACE said in its latest release.  The current construction was funded at approximately $825,000 and the site is […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District recently awarded a $22.5 million construction contract to Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure, LLC, of Rocklin, California, for 2.8 miles of improvements to the levee that surrounds Marysville, California. Part of the bigger Marysville Ring Levee project, construction on Phases 2B and 3 includes installation of a […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a full committee hearing entitled, “Oversight Hearing on Implementation of Corps of Engineers Water Resources Policies.” The hearing is scheduled for 10:30am EST in 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the committee, welcomes two Louisiana witnesses – Mr. […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced this week proposed funding recommendations for projects that will lower flood risk for thousands of Central Valley residents and also improve wildlife habitat. The projects would be funded through $246 million in Proposition 1E funding that was appropriated as part of the $1 billion drought-relief legislative package enacted in March […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A study to define the feasibility of various approaches to improving habitat along California’s Yuba River is now underway. A federal cost-sharing agreement has been approved between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Yuba County Water Agency, the non-federal partner, for the $3 million feasibility study. The study will be conducted in a […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from Deltares, TNO and Utrecht University have developed a new method that uses standard Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) to quantify and predict coastal land subsidence caused by the compression of peat layers. This new application of existing technology can be used to determine and predict subsidence in coastal zones where subsurface information is currently […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A draft of the Environmental Assessment/Environmental Impact Report for maintenance dredging of the Federal Navigation Channels in San Francisco Bay is now available for review.  The Draft EA/EIR was prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Regional Water Board) to address the potential environmental effects of the maintenance dredging of […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutra Museum of Dredging is a private collection of materials representing the history of sidedraft clamshell dredging in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the role the Dutra family and Dutra companies have played in building the Delta infrastructure. The collection, unique in its scope and size, spans the century that has elapsed since the […]