From the Pacifica Tribune/Jane Northrop, Staff Writer, 1/25/17, print version, section A1. "Mother Nature still hanging around. Storms bringing overtopping waves and numerous power outages."
|Remember this? El Nino storms 2016.|
|Beach Blvd seawall damage|
The three projects are 1) replacement of the northern section of the beach blvd sea wall/promenade, 2) the Milagra Outfall, 3) the revetment of the bluff edge along the 300 block of Esplanade Avenue," said City Manager Lorie Tinfow."
Reference, US Army Corps of Engineers/San Francisco District. Overview of Regulatory Program, pdf pages 19. Example Regional projects. Example Section 103 seawall program, San Francisco. Further Section 103 explanation from the US Army Corps of Engineers, New England Continuing Authority programs, "The Corps’ Continuing Authorities Program (CAP) is a group of nine legislative authorities under which the Corps of Engineers can plan, design, and implement certain types of water resources projects without additional project specific congressional authorization. ... .... Section 103, River and Harbor Act of 1962, as amended (amends Public Law 79-727). Projects are planned and designed under this authority to provide the same complete storm damage reduction project that would be provided under specific congressional authorizations."
Note photographs. Workmen from ABC7 News/El Nino/Wayne Freedman, 1/18/16,"Crews make progress on repairing massive sinkhole in Pacifica." Sand view and rocks by Devon Low from California Coastal View, 3/1/16, "Pacifica Pier Damaged by El Niño Storms."
Posted by Kathy Meeh