Author: Nick Simeone, San Francisco District Public Affairs
  • July

    Mariners May Not Have Heard of the 'Raccoon' but are Dependent on the Scavenger Vessel

    Vessels and mariners of all shapes, sizes and abilities ply the San Francisco Bay, often challenged by strong tides, rough winds and blinding fog. Most are probably unaware that on the water with them is an 80-year-old vessel whose presence is key to keeping them safe.
  • Regional Officials Get Levee Safety Update

    With California’s rainy season and what had been dire predictions of an El Nino weather pattern now behind them, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District brought together water safety officials from across the region July 7 to provide an update on Corps levee safety and security issues.