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Missouri River Water Management News

Corps steps down releases from Gavins Point Dam to winter release rate
12/5/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began reducing Gavins Point releases to the winter release rate on Nov. 30. The releases will be stepped down at a rate of 3,000 cubic feet per second per day until...
Releases reductions from at Missouri River dams to begin Wednesday
11/19/2019
Releases reductions from Missouri River mainstem dams will begin Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Garrison Dam. Release reductions are also scheduled for Friday, Nov. 22 at Fort Randall Dam and Saturday, Nov. 23...
Missouri Basin flood response update – 11/7
11/8/2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency and water management officials held a call Nov. 7 to communicate to Midwest Congressional representatives, Tribal, state and local government officials...
Releases aimed at preparing Missouri River Reservoir System for 2020 runoff season
11/6/2019
Higher-than-average releases from all Missouri River Mainstem System projects, including Gavins Point Dam, will continue through November, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today. Runoff in...
Missouri Basin flood response update – 10/11
10/11/2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency and water management officials held a call Oct. 10 to communicate to Midwest Congressional representatives, Tribal, state and local government officials...
Releases from Missouri River projects to remain at high levels for fall and winter; Public meetings set for Oct. 22-25
10/3/2019
Widespread and heavy rainfall in the Missouri River basin above Sioux City, IA (upper basin) resulted in another month of much above average runoff. Precipitation during September was more than 200...
Fall public meetings on Missouri River operations set for Oct. 22-25
9/24/2019
Seven public meetings will be conducted throughout the basin Oct. 22-25. The purpose of these meetings is to update the region on current hydrologic conditions and review operation of the mainstem...