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Archive: February, 2024
  • Leaders with Corps, city meet to discuss next steps on San Clemente Beach Nourishment project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander met with the mayor of San Clemente Feb. 9 to discuss the San Clemente Beach Nourishment project. The two leaders — Col. Andrew Baker and Mayor Victor Cabral — walked along the project site near the San Clemente Pier, while discussing the way forward and addressing some of the city’s concerns. They were accompanied by LA District Project Manager Doland Cheung and San Clemente Coastal Administrator Leslea Meyerhoff.
  • 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 680 feet in elevation Feb. 4. 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. 
  • In preparation for winter rains, Corps’ focus is on LA River, Glendale Narrows

    Winter in California is still here, which means cooler temperatures, increased precipitation and higher chances of flooding — something the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares for on an annual basis.