USACE SACRAMENTO DISTRICT HISTORY – Building Strong for 90 Years

Quick Facts

  • The Sacramento District was formed on October 7, 1929.
  • Initial mission was to improve flood control and navigation in the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys.
  • During World War II, the district grew from 600 to more than 2,200 staff with a new focus on military support and construction.
  • When territory was transferred from the Los Angeles District in 1968, the district’s area of responsibility grew 63 percent to include more than 2 million acres and 300,000 miles of waterways. (more)
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Welcome!

Photo portrait of Yiguo Liang, CVFPB Operations Branch ChiefMeet Yiguo Liang, our new Operations Branch Chief. Yiguo comes to us from DWR’s Division of Flood Management where he worked as the Chief of the Hydrology and Hydraulic Section leading the technical evaluations in support of the 2017 CVFPP Update. Prior to that, also at the Division of Flood Management, Yiguo led the Central Valley Floodplain Evaluation and Delineations Program. Yiguo has over 17 years of experience working in the water resource industry and spent years working for the China Meteorological Administration in Beijing, China. Welcome, Yiguo!