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Missouri River Water Management News

Missouri River Water Management spring public meeting videos now available
4/17/2019
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
4/12/2019
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
4/10/2019
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...
Record March runoff observed in upper basin; Public meetings set for April 9-11
4/3/2019
March runoff in the upper Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, was a record 11.0 million acre feet , surpassing the previous record of 7.3 MAF set in 1952. The average March upper basin runoff...
Spring public meetings on Missouri River operations set for April 9-11
4/1/2019
Twice a year, the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division hosts public meetings to discuss the Missouri River Mainstem System, its runoff and reservoir operations. The spring public meetings...
Corps communicating with officials; making system adjustments as plains snowmelt continues
3/29/2019
Today, Brig. Gen Peter Helmlinger, commander of the Northwestern Division addressed participants on a regularly held call that provides updates to Congressional, State, Tribal, local officials and the...
Plains snowmelt reaching mainstem reservoirs
3/26/2019 UPDATED
Corps water managers are closely monitoring plains snowmelt runoff in South Dakota and North Dakota and adjusting releases at the mainstem projects to balance inflows, rising reservoir levels, and...