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Archive: August, 2023
  • Rainstorm creates reservoir impoundment behind Sepulveda Dam

    Sepulveda Dam, at the headwaters of the Los Angeles River, is the western-most of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dams operated by the Los Angeles District in the Los Angeles County Drainage Area flood control system. Rainstorms create reservoir impoundment behind Sepulveda Dam. The reservoir reached above 680 feet in elevation Aug. 20. The rising reservoir water surface causes Burbank Boulevard to be closed to traffic. The Corps’ Reservoir Operations Center has notified local law enforcement of the reservoir’s rising elevation.
  • Multiple agencies collaborate to provide homeless individuals shelter before tropical storm

    About 65 homeless individuals living in unauthorized areas near the Santa Fe Dam received shelter prior to tropical storm Hurricane Hilary’s landfall in Southern California, thanks to the efforts of multiple local, county and federal agencies.