Army Corps Flood Awareness Public Meeting

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will hold a public workshop on November 13th, 2017 to discuss the Corps’ flood risk management activities, existing flood risk, access and use and other topics that are relevant to the Los Angeles River within the area referred to as “Glendale Narrows.” The Corps will host several stations with displays where the public can ask questions and receive
information from subject matter experts.

Station 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
• River access
• Trash and debris removal volunteer opportunities
• Corps 101

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Friendship Auditorium, 3201 Riverside Dr, Los Angeles, California 90027

Questions and comments will be taken throughout the workshop. Comment boxes will also be provided. The Corps’ Asset Management Division, Operation and Maintenance Branch, shares responsibility for operations and maintenance of Corps constructed flood risk management features in the Los Angeles River with Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. Federal responsibility extends to five dams, one debris basin, and 45 miles of flood control channel, which includes the area referred to as the Glendale Narrows and depicted below. The Corps’ area of responsibility in this area are defined by reaches that are color coded accordingly in the depiction.

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