Feds Give $1.8 Billion To Local Flood Control Projects

Several major flood control projects in the Sacramento area received $1.8 billion in federal long-term disaster recovery funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. U.S. Rep. Doris Matsui of Sacramento announced Thursday the Sacramento area will receive $1.6 million for a string of local projects, including levee work around the Pocket area on the Sacramento River, several projects on the American River north of Sacramento and widening the Sacramento Weir Bypass. In addition, $216.5 million will be used to raise Folsom Dam. (more)

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Congratulations!

Greg Harvey has been selected as the Board’s Plan Implementation and Compliance Branch Chief, effective July 1, 2019. Greg has over 18 years of experience in the engineering field and has been with the Board since 2017. Since that time, Greg has played an active role in the coordination with key agencies for the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update, managed multiple flood system improvement projects, and acted as PIC Branch Supervisor for nine months. Congratulations, Greg!