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Tag: Los Angeles River
  • June

    Korean engineers, officials visit Corps’ LA River restoration project

    A South Korean delegation of 20 engineers and Gyeongbuk province river-sector officials learned about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District restoration project June 6 on the bank of the Los Angeles River at Lewis MacAdams Riverfront Park.
  • September

    A Day at Sepulveda Dam

    ENCINO, California --U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Park Rangers patrol Sepulveda Dam Aug. 19 in Encino, California.
  • August

    Corps’ director of Civil Works tours LA River, dams, coastal projects

    The director of Civil Works for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers toured several sites along the Los Angeles and Santa Ana rivers, as well as major dams that protect millions of citizens down and upstream of the LA and Prado basins during a recent visit to Southern California.
  • May

    Corps repairing toe maintenance roads along LA River near Glendale

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is working on a toe repair project along the Los Angeles River near Glendale.
  • December

    Workshop welcomes stakeholders to discuss LA River mission with Corps’ experts

    Professionals with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District representing a variety of technical disciplines lent their time and expertise to public stakeholders Dec. 3, 2020, during the 2020 Los Angeles River Flood Awareness Workshop.
  • January

    Senior Corps’ official tours civil works projects in the Golden State

    A senior U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official got a firsthand glimpse of flood risk management and other civil works projects in Southern California during a recent trip to the Golden State.
  • August

    District hosts watershed planning course

    The Los Angeles District hosted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Planning Associates Program's Watershed Planning Course here July 17-21. The course was designed to expose planners to the use of broad authorities to address any problem that deals with water resources.
  • June

    LA Business Council honors Corps at architectural awards luncheon

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Business Council honored the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District at its 44th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards luncheon June 4 that drew hundreds of the region’s leading architects, designers and building professionals.
  • December

    Corps' engineer invited to critique Harvard students’ design projects

    Steve Dwyer, chief, Navigation and Coastal Projects Branch, was asked to participate as an engineering advisor for a graduate-level Landscape Architecture Studio at Harvard University. Per Harvard's invitation, he visited the school Dec. 13 to sit on a panel organized to review and judge the students' design projects, which all related to the Los Angeles River. Dwyer, who was the District's chief of operations for 25 years had the responsibility of maintenance for the Los Angeles River and wrote the Los Angeles County Drainage Area Project's operation and maintenance manual.
  • November

    EPA chief visits LA River

    Newly appointed EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy visited Los Angeles Nov. 21 to see first hand plans for the LA River's restoration. The EPA chief said she was pleased to view the work that's been done to connect the community to the natural world.
  • September

    Harvard students help Corps inspect portion of Los Angeles River

    The District conducts pre- and post-flood season visual inspections of flood control channels built and operated or maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. On Sept. 25, District personnel, along with graduate student volunteers from Harvard University, identified native and non-native plants and observed damage, like undercutting, in a portion of the channel.