U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Educate Public at Upcoming Glendale Narrows Workshop

October 28, 2016

 

Flood risk management, river access, and operational highlights are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the upcoming U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District’s Glendale Narrows Workshop. Corps personnel will be staffing several educational stations and interacting with members of the public. The Glendale Narrows Workshop will be occurring on November 7th, 2016 at the Friendship Auditorium and is scheduled to run from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

 

Subject matter experts will be on hand to inform residents about the following topics:

 

  • Flood risk management strategies specific to the Los Angeles River

  • Non-native vegetation removal activities and processes

  • Hydraulic conditions in the river, including barrier function

  • General Los Angeles County Drainage Area Operations and Maintenance program, budgeting, and schedule

  • River access

  • Trash and debris removal volunteer opportunities

  • Corps 101

 

The Friendship Auditorium is located at 3201 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, California 90027.

 

The Corps’ Asset Management Division, Operation and Maintenance Branch and Los Angeles County Department of Public Works share joint responsibility for the ongoing operations and maintenance of the Los Angeles River. Federal responsibility extends to one debris basin, five dams, and 45 miles of flood control channel, which includes the area referred to as the Glendale Narrows. The Corps’ area of responsibility in this area is defined by reaches that are color coded accordingly in the depiction above.

 

For questions regarding this public meeting please call (213) 452-3294 or leave a comment at

AMoperations.Branch@usace.army.mil.

 

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