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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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!