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Archive: May, 2019
  • Corps to host meeting about Camp San Luis Obispo remediation plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is hosting a public meeting about a proposed remediation plan for the Camp San Luis Obispo formerly used defense site. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. May 22 at the Ludwick Community Center, 864 Santa Rosa St. The site is located five miles northwest of San Luis Obispo, along Highway 1. The land is managed by California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo County, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education, State Department of Corrections, Cuesta College, California Department of Fish and Wildlife and other private entities.
  • Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season

    Summer is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reminds visitors to be aware of the importance of practicing safe, sensible and thoughtful activities in and around the water.
  • Corps reclassifies Prado Dam, implements risk-reduction measures

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has changed Prado Dam’s risk characterization from moderate urgency to high urgency, based on a recent assessment. In May 2019, a site specific evaluation was conducted to assess conditions associated with the dam as part of a periodic review of its performance. Risk factors identified indicate the potential for poor spillway performance, which could have adverse impacts to the downstream population, if a significant flood event occurs.