US Army Corps of Engineers
Los Angeles District

  • 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.
  • Prado Dam mural determined not eligible for historic listing

    The Department of the Interior determined Feb. 26 that the bicentennial-themed mural on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's Prado Dam spillway in Riverside County, California, is not eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Corps to host media event about Whittier Narrows Dam study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District will host a media event to provide an update on the Whittier Narrows Dam Safety Modification Study.
  • Corps operates Sepulveda Dam during rain storms

    Sepulveda Dam is the western-most of the Corps of Engineers’ dams operated by the Los Angeles District in the Los Angeles County Drainage Area flood control system. The purpose of the project is to collect flood runoff from the uncontrolled drainage areas upstream, store it temporarily and release it into the Los Angeles River at a rate that does not exceed the downstream channel capacity.
  • Corps to have public meetings about Whittier Narrows Dam study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have two public meetings in January to discuss the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Whittier Narrows Dam Safety Modification Study. The meetings are scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Rivera Park Auditorium, 9530 Shade Lane, Pico Rivera, and from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works headquarters, 900 South Fremont Avenue, Alhambra.