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  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The United States’ levees stretch out for more than 100,000 miles, with the federal government operating around 2,100 miles of the system. The Congressional Research Service states that an estimated 22 percent of counties across the U.S., which represent about half of the population in the country, contain levees. To learn more, checkout the infographic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Commander of the Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Tulsa County Drainage District 12 Levee Commissioner signed the Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement for the Tulsa-West Tulsa Levee System Feasibility Study during the official signing ceremony at the Tulsa District headquarters, September 28. Col. Christopher A. Hussin, the Tulsa District Commander, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of nearly 120 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s west bank as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the levee system in August and September of 2010. The inspection was funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and Prince George’s County are hosting a public meeting April 19 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Bladensburg Elementary School to present on and discuss levee systems in the county.  According to the Corps, the purpose of this meeting is to improve the public’s understanding of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore the Desimone-Briscoe School Levee continues this week as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials repair a 775-foot-long damaged segment on the right bank of the Green River in Tukwila. The levee provides flood protection to more than 7.5 square miles of warehousing, light industrial, retail and residential structures with an estimated value […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Bertrand Creek levees started yesterday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials commenced construction on six separate sites, totaling 1,500 feet, located on the left and right banks of Bertrand Creek near Lynden, Washington. Damages were caused during a January 2015 flood event which overtopped a levee causing erosion, scour, sloughing and […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently awarded Riley Bridge Co., Inc. of Russellville, Alabama, a $2.3 million contract for work on a section of levee at Mississippi Highway 465. The work consists of replacing the gravel surface of the levee with an asphalt surface on the crown. The project is approximately 4.7 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District hosted more than 150 professionals during the Levee Safety Community of Practice Workshop Dec. 1-4 to discuss the program’s progress and how the risk framework has developed; review changes to policy and guidance documents; provide updates to partners and to facilitate an open forum to discuss program […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A draft EA has been prepared by Amec Foster Wheeler, Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. for the USACE to determine if any environmental impacts would be caused by a proposed project to bring the town of Greybull Levee System into compliance with 44 CFR § 65.10 of the National Flood Insurance Program criteria for levee certification. […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to KEU Inc. of Vancouver, Washington, to repair the Union and No Name Dike Levee System between Valley and Fremont, Nebraska. The contract will allow the team to fully repair the system damaged during the March 2019 flooding. It is […]

  • 8 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The East Bank levee project for Plaquemines Parish is well underway. Contract A which deals with the six mile stretch of East Bank back levee from Braithwaite to Scarsdale is under construction. This stretch is about 45% complete at the elevation of 12.5 feet, which is the design grade of this levee. This section is […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Startup Federal Levee near the town of Startup, Snohomish County, Washington, is currently being repaired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, in order to restore approximately 550 feet of damaged levee in two sites along the Skykomish River. Damage to the levee occurred during flood events between October 2015 through February 2016 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE flood teams were deployed to the St. Joe River, Coeur d’ Alene River and Kootenai River basins yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, said in its latest release. A flood team is stabilizing the federal levee and the Shepherd Road levee in the City of St. Maries, Idaho, and awarded […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed a sixth breach along Missouri River Levee System L-550, located near Missouri River Mile 524 southwest of Rock Port, Missouri, on Tuesday. This is the sixth breach that has been closed under the current contract with Weston Solutions, Inc. of West Chester, PA, leaving one remaining […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The concept of the Twin Dyke in northern Netherlands is almost ready to prove itself, informs the Dutch Water Sector. Along the Wadden Sea, a 2.5 km long double levee section has been constructed. The area between the levees is now being designed with controlled sea water inflow for the farming of salt tolerant crops […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, began repairs on two sections of levee totaling 400 feet of damage, near the City of St. Maries, Idaho, at a cost of about $250,000. The Corps reported that the repairs began on August 6 with all in-water work expected to be complete by August 31, the end […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will be conducting repairs on a section of the Lightning Creek Levee in Clark Fork, Idaho, beginning January 17, 2017.   The USACE officials will restore two sections of the levee that were damaged during flood events in December, 2015. The damaged sites are adjacent to the repairs […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A levee rehabilitation construction team is busy repairing four levees on the Nooksack River in Whatcom County, Washington, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District announced earlier this week.  Construction on the Nooksack levees started the week of June 17 and is scheduled to be completed in August. These four Nooksack River levees (Ferndale, […]

  • 17 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has completed a new setback levee along the Sacramento River in West Sacramento. Crews completed construction of the new setback levee’s seepage cutoff wall last week. Cutoff walls strengthen levees and help prevent water leaking through or under them. The setback levee, near South River Road, was […]