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A "bomb cyclone" dumped 2 to 4 inches of rain on frozen soils, and a heavy, wet snowpack over parts of Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota. Enormous inflows came from every major tributary entering the Missouri River from Fort Randall Dam to the confluence of the Platte and Missouri Rivers.
The Corps has established webpage at (the URL is case sensitive) that can be saved to your mobile phone’s home screen which provides links to the most up-to-date information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers including runoff and release schedules, links to the Omaha and Kansas City Districts, links to our social media accounts, and provides a link to the National Weather Service, Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
A Dam Safety Program inspector dangles from the face of a Willamette Valley dam as he assesses the condition of spillway gates, June 6, 2009. The dam safety assessment concluded gates could fail to open or could stick, which could affect how the dams released water. In 2010, the District began rehabilitating the gates.
McConnell’s first KC-46A Pegasus lands on the flightline Jan. 25, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The KC-46 will serve alongside the KC-135 Stratotanker at McConnell and supply critical aerial refueling, airlift and aeromedical evacuations at a moment’s notice for America’s military and allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)
USACE Omaha District Visual Information Special Jeremy Bell stands in front of five of his original works at the Michael Birawer Gallery in Seattle Feb. 2018. (Courtesy photo)
The River Basin Balancer Game offers insight into an inland waterway and a system of reservoirs, which are operated with a goal for serving each of the benefits, flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, recreation, fish and wildlife, and water quality, for which many USACE reservoirs and dams were authorized and constructed. Users can take charge of river operations and experience the unique challenges presented when managing reservoir operations in a variety of weather conditions across a geographically diverse basin.

Latest News Releases

Missouri River Water Management spring public meeting videos now available
The video of the spring public meeting held in Sioux City, Iowa on April 10, 2019. There are three separate videos. The first is the opening and a presentation from the National Weather Service, the...
Pierre, South Dakota spring public meeting rescheduled for April 15
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Missouri River Basin Water Management Division has rescheduled the spring public meeting in Pierre, South Dakota for Monday, April 15....
Fort Pierre, South Dakota spring public meeting canceled; Sioux City, Iowa meeting to be held as scheduled
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Missouri River Basin Water Management Division canceled the spring public meeting scheduled to be held today in Fort Pierre, South Dakota today, April 10, due to...

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Corps using alternative, expedited permitting procedures to authorize flood-related repairs
Due to the current flooding, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Regulatory Branch will be using alternative and expedited permitting procedures to authorize flood-related repairs within...
Corps begins Willamette Valley System evaluation
Almost three million people, or about 70 percent of Oregon’s population live in a fertile valley on the state’s western side, according to Portland State University figures. This number has doubled...
When doing what you love is part of your job: The life of a visual information specialist
What types of career options come to your mind when you think of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers? Engineering, of course, or construction perhaps. Even project management and economics careers would...