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  • Corps releases work plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District received an additional $112.3 million in funding through congressional appropriations for existing projects and programs through the Corps fiscal year 2016 work plan.
  • Corps awards $1.3 million contract for LA River barrier installation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a $1.3 million contract to JF Engineering of Pomona, California, Jan. 9 to install roughly 3 miles of temporary protective barriers to increase bank height along the most vulnerable reaches of the LA River that will restore channel capacity and reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses.
  • Corps awards $440,000 contract for LA River maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a $440,000 contract to BJD Services of Santa Clarita, California, for strategic in-channel vegetation removal in the Los Angeles River to restore conveyance capacity in the highest priority area upstream of the Riverside Drive/Victory Boulevard bridge to an area downstream of Interstate 5 in Glendale.
  • Corps announces interim risk reduction measures on LA River

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis Jan. 8 to announce that the Corps will begin interim risk reduction measures to improve flood protection on the Los Angeles River during El Niño. The District received emergency funding to begin work next week on an area of the river that spans from Griffith Park to Elysian Valley.
  • Corps’ Reservoir Operations Center staffed for Winter storm

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Reservoir Operations Center is operating Jan. 5 in response to the winter storms in Southern California and to minimize the risk of flooding.
  • Flood risk managers prepare for El Nino

    LOS ANGELES – Directors from flood risk management agencies representing seven Southern California counties met with the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District here Nov. 12 to discuss preparations for the anticipated El Nino winter and other issues of common interest.
  • Corps awards Fort Irwin UAV facility contract

    LOS ANGELES-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a more than  $26 million
  • LA River ecosystem restoration report available for public review and comment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, in conjunction with the City of Los Angeles, released the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study final Integrated Feasibility Report for state and agency review Oct. 2.
  • Corps awards South Perris desalination project contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District awarded a $6.4 million contract to Genesis Construction, a Hemet, California-based firm, to construct two wells for the South Perris Water Supply Phase II Desalination Project in Riverside County, California.
  • Corps awards Santa Ana River bank protection contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a $22.5 million contract to John S. Meek Company, a Gardena, California-based firm, to construct Reach 9-Phase 5A, north bank protection, along the Santa Ana River in Orange County, California, Sept. 28.