The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is initiating a disposition study to evaluate opportunities for divestiture, disposal, and improvements to operations of the Los Angeles County Drainage Area.
The Los Angeles County Flood Control District has requested the study which is authorized under Section 216 of the Flood Control Act of 1970 to review the operation of completed Corps’ projects.
The Los Angeles County Drainage Area Disposition Study will examine the federal interest, including whether the areas in question are meeting the authorized purpose.
The LACDA system includes approximately 45 miles of flood levees and channels under the responsibility of the Corps to operate and maintain, and a larger federal project with the non-federal partner, the Los Angeles County Flood Control District, consisting of 517 miles of channels and levees, 26 debris basins and five flood risk management dams.
Virtual public meetings were held from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 3 and 6 - 8 p.m. Nov. 10.
Public Scoping Comment Period ends Dec. 18.