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  • May

    Annual dredging project no small task for district

    As far as dredging projects go, the one conducted from mid to late April at Oceanside Harbor seems pretty simple. “The project entails dredging sand out of the federal navigation channel at Oceanside Harbor and placing it on a downcoast beach,” said Scott John, the project manager. “Sand accretes naturally in the harbor entrance and it needs to be dredged out on an annual basis.”
  • April

    Corps, Calif. DWR solicit comment on landmark report

    Representatives of the Corps of Engineers and the California Department of Water Resources went on the road to solicit remarks from local flood management agencies for inclusion in a landmark statewide report entitled "California's Flood Future."
  • Earthquake specialist shares insight about California’s next big one

    California seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones spoke to Los Angeles District employees April 15, at the invitation of the District’s Emergency Operations Center. As the U.S. Geological Survey’s Science Advisor for Risk Reduction, Jones spends a lot of time analyzing the world’s earthquakes and aftermath in an attempt to help minimize the impact of future quakes.