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Background informationProject Created: July 14, 2009

Project Name: Natomas Levee Wall Improvements
Year in Operation:
Sector: Water & Waste
Subsector: Water
Status: Design / Construction
Type: New Facility
Description: New 70-foot-deep wall to better diver rainwater around Natomas, Sacramento, and the Pocket in California. When completed 40 miles of wall improvements are intended to provide protection against 100 year floods.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Build
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: The Natomas levee system shields 80,000 people from the Sacramento River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decided in January 2008 that sections of its levee system are unsafe due to deficiencies related to levee under-seepage issues.

Project Locations

City: Sacramento
State: California
Country: United States of America

City: Natomas
State: California
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land: The land is owned by the state of California.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

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From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency, the City of Sacramento, and the state of California are involved in the funding of this project. The federal government has also provided funds. Proposition 1E, approved by voters in November 2006, a bond debt that allocated $49 million to the levee projects in Natomas will fund the project. In June 2009, $40 million in state funding was allocated to the project as well.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for both initial design and construction with a single entity. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? Yes

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: July 14, 2009
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
$500 Million - 2 Billion US


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