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Aliso Creek study available for review, public meeting planned

Published Sept. 26, 2017

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report for the Aliso Creek Mainstem Ecosystem Restoration Study for review and comment, and gives notice of a public meeting to be held Oct. 17 in Laguna Hills.

In cooperation with Orange County Public Works, the Corps announces a 45-day review period ending Nov. 13 for interested parties to provide comment on the “Draft Integrated Feasibility Report including Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Aliso Creek Mainstem Ecosystem Restoration Study, Orange County, CA.” The document is available online for review at:

The study evaluates opportunities for restoring degraded aquatic and riparian ecosystem structure and function, riverine and floodplain system connectivity, stream channel stability and protection of critical public infrastructure, including both regional water supply and wastewater conveyance pipelines along the lower Aliso Creek Mainstem in Orange County.

As part of the public involvement process, the Corps’ Los Angeles District will hold a public review meeting on Oct. 17, from 6-9 p.m. at the Laguna Hills Community Center and Sports Complex, Heritage Room C. The address is 25555 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, California, 92653. The public meeting will allow participants the opportunity to comment on the report.  

Attendance at the public hearing is not necessary to provide comments. Written comments will be accepted until the close of public review at close of business on Nov. 13, by letter to Ms Deborah Lamb, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, CESPL­ PDR-L, 915 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017-3401 or by email to

Greg Fuderer

Release no. 17-020