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Tag: Los Angeles River
  • Corps’ LA District to receive funding for several projects under Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is pleased to announce several studies and projects throughout Southern California and Arizona that will receive funding under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, or IIJA.
  • Corps to have virtual public meetings on Los Angeles County Drainage Area

    The Los Angeles County Flood Control District has requested the study which is authorized under Section 216 of the Flood Control Act of 1970 to review the operation of completed Corps’ projects.
  • 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.
  • Corps issues $1.47 million task order for LA River non-native vegetation removal

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District issued a $1.47 million task order Sept. 1 under an existing contract to BJD Services of Santa Clarita, California, for strategic in-channel, non-native vegetation, trash and debris removal in the Los Angeles River in the area downstream of the Ventura Freeway Bridge in Glendale to Shoredale Avenue in Elysian Valley.
  • Corps to begin removal of temporary barrier on LA River

    The Corps will begin removal in early May of some of the temporary protective barriers that were placed along the most vulnerable reaches of the Los Angeles River.
  • 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.
  • Mayor Garcetti and Corps announce significant milestone for LA River restoration

    City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kim Colloton announced that the plan to restore the Los Angeles River was unanimously approved today by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Corps to consider larger ecosystem restoration plan for LA River

    LOS ANGELES--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received guidance from Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy May 27 on moving forward with further development of the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study and future documentation.
  • Corps opens recreational boating program at Sepulveda

    LOS ANGELES--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today it will open a portion of the Los Angeles River corridor in Sepulveda Basin for recreational, non-motorized boating from Memorial Day through mid-September.