Update: the dredging period was extended due to a series of complications, but is now complete. Here are a few photos.

12 July 2016: In cooperation with the Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) presented the latest plans for dredging the Napa River to maintain the navigable channel south of the Third Street Bridge in Napa to American Canyon and Vallejo.

The public outreach meeting was hosted by the Napa Valley Yacht Club.

  • Pre-dredging activities begin in July 2016,
  • Actual dredging is scheduled from mid-September to early October:
    • Duration: ~ 6-9 weeks
    • Daily Operations:
      • 3rd Street- Tulocay Creek: 7:00 am-11:00 pm
      • Below Tulocay Creek: 24-hrs/day

Click here to view the Meeting Presentation which includes maps of the dredging areas and disposal sites.

Please feel free to contact the USACE Project Manager Pamela Patton at (415) 503-6747 or cell at (510) 329-9505 or by email at pamela.o.patton@usace.army.mil with any questions and/or concerns. You can also reach Rick Thomasser of Napa Flood Control at 707-259-8657, email Richard.Thomasser@countyofnapa.org

Bernhard Krevet

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