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Corps to host Bay Model Master Plan public meetings
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District will host two public
Levee Repairs in Pleasanton Underway
The San Francisco District has begun work in Pleasanton, Calif. to repair levees damaged during winter storms last year.
'Milestone' Achieved in Protecting Bay Area from Sea Level Rise
A long-running effort to protect a flood-prone area of the South San Francisco Bay -- home to millions of people and the world's most profitable companies -- from sea level rise has reached a milestone now that federal funding for the project has been assured.
South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project Moving Forward
The South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project, intended to provide flood protection in a densely populated area of the South Bay from Palo Alto to San Leandro, is moving forward now that $177 million in federal funding has been secured.
Reducing Flood Risk: San Francisco District Tackles Multiple Bay Area Flood Challenges
The Corps of Engineers San Francisco District is working across the Bay Area to provide protection to communities vulnerable to coastal flooding and predictions of sea level rise.
Lake Sonoma Boat in Campsites Reopen
Lake Sonoma's boat in campsites are now open for public use following the successful award of a multi-year sewage pumping contract.
Controlled Burn Scheduled for Lake Sonoma's Warm Springs Dam
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in conjunction with Cal Fire, will conduct a controlled burn at Lake Sonoma’s Warm Springs Dam on Thursday, May 31.
Corps Completes Upper Berryessa Flood Project
The chances of a catastrophic flood again threatening hundreds of thousands of people in a South Bay community have been significantly diminished with the completion of the Berryessa Creek project in Milpitas
Corps rescues distressed swimmers in SF Bay
Three swimmers in the San Francisco Bay were rescued by members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers April 12, as they were being pulled out to sea by an ebbing tide.
San Francisco District resupplies biologists on remote Farallon Islands
Once again, the crew of the District’s command and control vessel, the Dillard, has come to the rescue of biologists based on the remote, windswept Farallon Islands, an isolated speck of land 26 nautical miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Corps to host Lake Mendocino, Sonoma Master Plan public meetings
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District will hold the first of a series of public meetings on Feb. 21 and 22 in order to receive public input that will shape revisions to the Lake Mendocino and Lake Sonoma Master Plans.
USACE provides update on debris removal process
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is 30 percent complete with debris removal operations in Lake, Mendocino, Napa and Sonoma Counties following the October 2017 wildfires.
Lake Mendocino Campground to be Opened to Wildfire Victims
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open a campground at Lake Mendocino Park in Ukiah California for up to 70 temporary housing units to accommodate those displaced by October’s devastating wildfires.
Corps of Engineers Seeks Public Comment on Pajaro River Study
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public and stakeholder comments on a draft study for flood risk management on the Pajaro River.
Projects Progress at Strategic MOTCO
Approaching the Army’s Military Ocean Terminal Concord, you would never know that this rural stretch of land some 30 miles east of San Francisco bordering Suisun Bay is the base that serves as the Defense Department’s West Coast platform for supplying ammunition to U.S. forces in Asia.
Salmon Study Generates Widespread Interest
It may sound strange, but hundreds of thousands of dollars in construction costs could depend on a very prosaic yet heretofore rarely studied question: just how high can young, endangered salmon jump?
LTC Travis J. Rayfield Assumes Command of San Francisco District
Lieutenant Colonel Travis J. Rayfield has become the 55th Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District.
Corps to Hold Change of Command Ceremony
The San Francisco District will hold a Change of Command ceremony June 30 at 10 a.m. at the Bay Model Visitor Center at 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito, Calif.
Lake Mendocino's South Boat Ramp, Bushay Campground Closed
Several facilities at Lake Mendocino have been closed until further notice due to high water and related damage caused by winter storms.
Lake Sonoma Boat-in Campsites Temporarily Closed
All boat-in campsites at Lake Sonoma have been closed until at least May 1st because of fluctuating lake levels that could cause sanitary issues at campsite toilets.