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Archive: December, 2018
  • 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 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.