US Army Corps of Engineers
Los Angeles District

  • Chief of Engineer’s Environmental Advisory Board meeting to be held in Irvine

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct a Chief of Engineer’s Environmental Advisory Board public meeting July 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences & Engineering, 100 Academy Way, Irvine, CA  92617.
  • Corps to host meeting about Camp San Luis Obispo remediation plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is hosting a public meeting about a proposed remediation plan for the Camp San Luis Obispo formerly used defense site. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. May 22 at the Ludwick Community Center, 864 Santa Rosa St. The site is located five miles northwest of San Luis Obispo, along Highway 1. The land is managed by California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo County, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education, State Department of Corrections, Cuesta College, California Department of Fish and Wildlife and other private entities.
  • Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season

    Summer is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reminds visitors to be aware of the importance of practicing safe, sensible and thoughtful activities in and around the water.
  • Corps reclassifies Prado Dam, implements risk-reduction measures

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has changed Prado Dam’s risk characterization from moderate urgency to high urgency, based on a recent assessment. In May 2019, a site specific evaluation was conducted to assess conditions associated with the dam as part of a periodic review of its performance. Risk factors identified indicate the potential for poor spillway performance, which could have adverse impacts to the downstream population, if a significant flood event occurs.
  • Corps awards nearly $1 billion in border barrier contracts

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Task Force Barrier, in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, awarded two contracts totaling nearly $1 billion April 9 for the removal and replacement of vehicle fencing with pedestrian fencing along the southwest border.
  • Army Corps awards Oceanside Harbor dredging contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $3.675 million contract March 29 to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington, for the Oceanside Harbor Maintenance Dredging project.
  • Corps awards $529,000 contract for Compton Creek sediment and vegetation removal

    LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a $529,100 contract to BjD Services of Canyon Country, California, March 13, for sediment and vegetation removal in Compton Creek to restore natural water flow capacity downstream.
  • Alamo Lake approaching water surface elevation 1125 feet

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District manages the Alamo Dam to reduce flood concerns of Alamo Lake.
  • Whittier Narrows Dam weathers storm

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Whittier Narrows Dam in Pico Rivera performed as originally designed during Southern California’s most recent storm event March 6. 
  • Corps to have public meetings about the Prado Basin Ecosystem Restoration and Water Conservation Study

    LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have public meetings to discuss the Prado Basin Ecosystem Restoration and Water Conservation Study.