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Material dredged from the Oceanside Harbor navigational dredging project is discharged adjacent to the Oceanside pier. The Corps annually dredges about 200,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor's federal entrance channel and places along the beach, expanding available recreation areas for beachgoers and providing additional protection for homes and business along the shore.
Dredged material helps sustain Oceanside's beach
Material dredged from the Oceanside Harbor navigational dredging project is discharged adjacent to the Oceanside pier. The Corps annually dredges about 200,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor's federal entrance channel and places along the beach, expanding available recreation areas for beachgoers and providing additional protection for homes and business along the shore.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District employees Daryll Fust (right), safety chief and Kim Gavigan (left), chief of the water resources planning section, tour the Cedar Creek, Arizona, project site Aug. 16. Jim Moye, senior construction representative, led the two on a survey of damage caused in an Aug. 11 storm event. The White Mountain Apache Tribe requested additional assistance from the Corps to augment their existing flood risk minimization measures. The Corps is authorized under Public Law 84-99 to undertake emergency operations and provide flood fight assistance.
Cedar Creek Flood Risk Mitigation
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District employees Daryll Fust (right), safety chief and Kim Gavigan (left), chief of the water resources planning section, tour the Cedar Creek, Arizona, project site Aug. 16. Jim Moye, senior construction representative, led the two on a survey of damage caused in an Aug. 11 storm event. The White Mountain Apache Tribe requested additional assistance from the Corps to augment their existing flood risk minimization measures. The Corps is authorized under Public Law 84-99 to undertake emergency operations and provide flood fight assistance.
A contract worker monitors the discharge of material from the navigational dredging project at Oceanside Harbor being place on the beach adjacent to the Oceanside Pier. Through mid-August, the contractor has placed about 126,700 cubic yards of material on the beach, resulting in more recreational area for beachgoers and increased protection for residents and business adjacent to the coast.
Oceanside navigational dredging
A contract worker monitors the discharge of material from the navigational dredging project at Oceanside Harbor being place on the beach adjacent to the Oceanside Pier. Through mid-August, the contractor has placed about 126,700 cubic yards of material on the beach, resulting in more recreational area for beachgoers and increased protection for residents and business adjacent to the coast.
Steve Dwyer, chief, Navigation and Coastal Projects Branch, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District speaks to job seekers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Job Fair February 2012.
District employee recognized for life's work
Steve Dwyer, chief, Navigation and Coastal Projects Branch, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District speaks to job seekers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Job Fair February 2012.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs (left) briefs a delegation from Saudi Arabia during a tour of flood risk management projects in Las Vegas July 28. Of particular interest to the group was the District's longtime partnership with the Clark County Regional Flood Control District.
Saudi delegation tours flood control projects
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs (left) briefs a delegation from Saudi Arabia during a tour of flood risk management projects in Las Vegas July 28. Of particular interest to the group was the District's longtime partnership with the Clark County Regional Flood Control District.

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District adds temporary capacity to Cedar Creek flood fighting measures

8/18/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District dispatched personnel and resources Aug. 14 to assist the White Mountain Apache community with its limited flood risk minimization measures.

District employee recognized for life's work

8/12/2016
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District employee Steve Dwyer, chief, Navigation and Coastal Projects Branch, was honored in July by the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers. They recognized Dwyer with the 2016 ASCE MLAB Lifetime Achievement in Civil Engineering award.

Saudi delegation tours flood control projects

8/2/2016
A delegation from Saudi Arabia visited with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District in Las Vegas July 28.

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