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Missouri River Water Management

Missouri River Water Management News

Missouri River reservoir system prepared for 2021 runoff season
The full flood control capacity of the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System is available for the 2021 runoff season. “All 2020 flood water stored in the annual flood control zone has been...
Gavins Point Dam releases reduced to winter release rate
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began reducing the Gavins Point releases to the winter release rate on Nov. 24, marking the end of flow support for the 2020 Missouri River navigation season...
Corps urges vigilance in preparing for 2021 run-off season in Missouri River Basin
As the winter months approach, the Omaha District encourages the public to keep an eye towards the 2021 run-off season in the Missouri River Basin...
Gavins Point Dam releases to be reduced to winter release rate in late November
In two virtual public meetings held Nov. 2, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Missouri River Water Management Division presented current hydrologic conditions and planned operation of the Missouri River...
Missouri River Water Management virtual public meetings set for Nov. 2
The Missouri River Water Management Division invites the public to participate in one of two virtual public meetings scheduled for Nov. 2. The meetings will take place at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. central...
Corps updates stakeholders on Missouri River Mainstem System operations
The US Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Water Management Division hosted an update call on Thursday, Oct. 22, for Congressional representatives, Tribal, and state and local government officials,...
Below average runoff continues in the upper Missouri River basin
September precipitation was well-below normal in the Missouri River Basin.  As a result, September runoff in the upper Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa was 69% of average.  Since January 1,...

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