US Army Corps of Engineers
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Missouri River Water Management

Missouri River Water Management News

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...
Corps hosts call to update stakeholders on reservoir storage plans
9/16/2019
Record rains in the Upper Missouri Basin during the first two weeks of September, has prompted changes to releases from the Missouri River Mainstem dams. An ad-hoc conference call was held Monday,...
Releases from Gavins Point Dam changing
9/13/2019
Recent rains are bringing more changes to releases from the Missouri River Mainstem System of dams.According to the National Weather Service, rainfall during first two weeks of September have brought...
Updated 3-week forecast keeps Gavins Point releases at 70,000 cfs; inter-system adjustments being made
9/11/2019
Increased rainfall over parts of South Dakota in the past few days are causing increased inflows at Fort Randall and coming into Gavins Point from the Niobrara River. To offset some of these inflows,...
Releases from all System projects to remain at high levels for the remainder of summer and fall; Public meetings set for October 22-25
9/5/2019
Widespread and heavy rainfall in the Missouri River basin above Sioux City, IA (upper basin) resulted in another month of above average runoff. Precipitation during August was more than 150 percent of...